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James Bruce Oakes

Male 1886 - 1939  (53 years)


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  • Name James Bruce Oakes 
    Born 22 Feb 1886  Delaware, Northumberland County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Census 1900  Delaware, Northumberland County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Census 1910  Delaware, Northumberland County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Married To 15 Feb 1917  Waynesboro, Franklin County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6, 7, 8, 9
    Ruth Evangeline Rowe, the daughter of Warden A. and Margaret Rowe. She was born in 1893 in Pennsylvania and died in 1937 in Pennsylvania.

    Issue:
    1. Eleanor R. Oakes (c1923-____) 
    Agency: Waynesboro Evangelican Lutheran Church 
    Marriage Record of Ruth E. Rowe and James B. Oakes
    Marriage Record of Ruth E. Rowe and James B. Oakes
    Draft Reg 12 Sep 1918  Sunbury, Northumberland, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    He registered for the draft. He lists his occupation as a locomotive engineer. 
    Age: 32 
    Address:
    619 Rail Road Avenue 
    World War I Draft Registration of James Bruce Oakes
    World War I Draft Registration of James Bruce Oakes
    Census 1920  Sunbury, Northumberland, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Census 1930  Northumberland, Northumberland, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Died 28 Jul 1939  Northumberland, Northumberland, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Cause: coranary acclusion 
    Certificate of Death of James B. Oakes
    Certificate of Death of James B. Oakes
    Buried 31 Jul 1939  McEwensville Presbyterian Cemetery, McEwensville, Northumberland County, Pennsylvania, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 10
    Person ID I12731  Roy Family Genealogy
    Last Modified 15 Jan 2017 

    Father James Bruce Oakes,   b. 4 Jul 1848, Delaware, Northumberland County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jul 1916, Delaware, Northumberland County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Rachel A. Beard,   b. 5 Jan 1854, Delaware, Northumberland County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Feb 1921, McEwensville, Northumberland County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married 18 Nov 1875  [9, 11
    Family ID F7367  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 22 Feb 1886 - Delaware, Northumberland County, Pennsylvania Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - He was recorded as a servant in the Seibert household. - 1900 - Delaware, Northumberland County, Pennsylvania Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - He was recorded while living with his parents. He is listed as a laborer in a car shop. - 1910 - Delaware, Northumberland County, Pennsylvania Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried To - Ruth Evangeline Rowe, the daughter of Warden A. and Margaret Rowe. She was born in 1893 in Pennsylvania and died in 1937 in Pennsylvania. Issue: 1. Eleanor R. Oakes (c1923-____) - 15 Feb 1917 - Waynesboro, Franklin County, Pennsylvania Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDraft Reg - He registered for the draft. He lists his occupation as a locomotive engineer. - 12 Sep 1918 - Sunbury, Northumberland, Pennsylvania Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - He is listed as a fireman on the Pennsylvania Rail Road. - 1920 - Sunbury, Northumberland, Pennsylvania Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - He is listed as a fireman on the railroad. - 1930 - Northumberland, Northumberland, Pennsylvania Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: coranary acclusion - 28 Jul 1939 - Northumberland, Northumberland, Pennsylvania Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 31 Jul 1939 - McEwensville Presbyterian Cemetery, McEwensville, Northumberland County, Pennsylvania, U.S.A. Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S33] United States, Selective Service System, U.S. World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2005).
      Draft Registration of James Bruce Oakes

    2. [S121] Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1964, (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2014).
      Certificate of Death of James B. Oakes

    3. [S320] 1900 U.S. Census - Pennsylvania, (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2004).
      Year: 1900; Census Place: Delaware, Northumberland, Pennsylvania; Roll: 1448; Page: 1B; Enumeration District: 0121; FHL microfilm: 1241448

    4. [S321] 1910 U.S. Census - Pennsylvania, (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2006).
      Year: 1910; Census Place: Delaware, Northumberland, Pennsylvania; Roll: T624_1382; Page: 11A; Enumeration District: 0061; FHL microfilm: 1375395

    5. [S327] Pennsylvania and New Jersey, Church and Town Records, 1669-1999, (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011).

    6. [S113] 1920 U.S. Census - Pennyslvania.
      Year: 1920; Census Place: Sunbury Ward 5, Northumberland, Pennsylvania; Roll: T625_1611; Page: 15B; Enumeration District: 134; Image: 933

    7. [S108] 1930 U.S. Census - Pennsylvania.
      Year: 1930; Census Place: Northumberland, Northumberland, Pennsylvania; Roll: 2090; Page: 14A; Enumeration District: 0045; Image: 486.0; FHL microfilm: 2341824

    8. [S14] Find-a-Grave website, (http://www.findagrave.com).
      Find A Grave Memorial# 89144647

    9. [S110] Ancestry Family Trees.

    10. [S14] Find-a-Grave website, (http://www.findagrave.com).
      Find A Grave Memorial# 89144628

    11. [S320] 1900 U.S. Census - Pennsylvania, (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2004).
      Year: 1900; Census Place: Delaware, Northumberland, Pennsylvania; Roll: 1448; Page: 2A; Enumeration District: 0121; FHL microfilm: 1241448