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Updated April 4, 2001

The Johnny D. Oakleys Home Page

I am researching several Families with surnames that include Oakley, Carver, Clayton, Duncan, Harris and Painter. Most families are from Person County, NC and/or surrounding areas. Most of the families listed above are connected to the Oakleys in my line.
My Oakley ancestors can be traced back to John Baker Oakley, born in 1803. However, we have hit “The Brick Wall” in the search for his Parents.
A brief history of my Oakley Line:
John married Nancy Carver about 1826. Nancy was born October 27, 1804 to Lozen and Hannah Ann Hamlin Carver.
John B. and Nancy Oakley had five children. They are:
Francis Lindon (Lendon) Oakley b 1828 d 1908
Francis first married Judith Carver then Frances A. Rudd and they had fifteen (15) children
· Martha Jane Oakley, b 1851
· George Henry Washington Oakley, b 1852
· Alexander Simeon Oakley, b 1854
· Elizabeth Brooks Oakley, b 1855
· Samuel David Oakley, b 1857
· Chestina Ann Oakley, b 1859
· Sarah Margaret Oakley, b 1860
· Harriett Virginia Oakley, b 1862
· Rosella Frances Oakley, b 1864
· John Franklin Oakley, b 1867
· Mary Alice Oakley, b 1870
· William Samuel Oakley, b 1872
· Ellen Susan Oakley, b 1875
· Andrew David Oakley, b 1877
· Cornelia Frances, b 1880
· Nancy Rebecca Oakley, b 1883

William A. Oakley b 1829 d 1862
William married Sarah Barrett and they had seven (7) children
· Mary Jane Oakley b 1849
· Nancy Ann Oakley b 1851
· James Monroe Oakley b 1852
· William Henry Oakley b 1858
· Emily Frances Oakley b 1860
· Margaret Elizabeth Oakley 1860
· Sarah A. Oakley b 1862

Elizabeth Betsy Oakley b 1830
Elizabeth married Paul Carver and they had six (6)children.
· David Carver
· Delilah Carver
· John Carver
· Stephen Carver
· Alex Carver
· Andrew W. Carver

Moses Lowson (Lozen) Oakley b1832 d 1904
Moses married Elizabeth Painter and they had seven (7) children.
· Zechariah Oakley b 1850
· Calvin Lester Oakley b 1854
· John Moses Oakley b 1857
· Sarah Katherine Oakley b 1859
· Minerva Oakley b 1862
· Samuel Thomas Oakley b 1866
· Joanna Elizabeth Oakley b 1868

Joannah Catherine Oakley b 1839 d 1904
Joannah married Calvin Clark Clayton and they had six (6) children.
· James Calvin b 1856
· Andrew Barton Clayton b 1860
· Marion Thomas Clayton b 1861
· Joannah Elizabeth Clayton b 1863
· William Anderson Clayton b 1865
· Samuel Barton Clayton b 1867 m Luveniae Carver

I have listed the children and grandchildren of John Baker and Nancy Carver Oakley. My line continues with:
Moses Oakley married Elizabeth Painter
Calvin Lester Oakley married Sarah Virginia Sheloma Harris
John William Oakley Sr. married Gracie Clayton,
John William Oakley Jr. married Thelma Duncan,
Johnny Oakley married Marilyn McFarland,
Kristy Oakley Black married Brian Black,
Jennifer Oakley (single),
Camryn Black (Daughter of Kristy and Brian).
I hope this can help you in your search. If I can help with details, please contact me.
That’s all for now.

Johnny D. Oakley

United States

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