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Oakey, James, 1817-1896

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1817-1896

Biographical History

James Oakey (1817-1896) was the father to Sarah Oakey Sirrine.

James Oakey was born June 21, 1817 in Derbyshire, England. On April 23, 1862 his family immigrated to the United States, eventually ending up in Idaho. A year later, he followed suit and settled there in the Bear Lake region of Southeastern Idaho. On December 31, 1896, he died in Paris, Idaho.

Citation

UPB files, October 29, 2019 (James Oakey; father of Sarah Oakey Sirrine; d. 12/31/1896 Paris, ID)

Familysearch.org, via WWW (b. 06/21/1817 Derbyshire, England; family immigrated to ID, U.S.A. 04/23/1862; followed a year later and settled in SE Idaho)

Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:

Hazel Dawn Ream collection of Sarah Oakey Sirrine manuscripts, 1851-1974

 Series
Identifier: MSS 8593 Series 3
Scope and Contents Contains letters exchanged between members of Sarah Oakey Sirrine's family, both those that preceded her and those that followed. They were written primarily in Idaho and Arizona and date between 1851 and 1974.
Dates: 1851-1974

Helen Bateman collection of Sarah Oakey Sirrine manuscripts, 1840-1967

 Series
Identifier: MSS 8593 Series 1
Scope and Contents Materials includes letters, postcards, and other manuscript items collected by Sarah Oakey Sirrine related to her ancestors and herself. Dated 1840 to 1967.
Dates: 1840-1967

Sarah Oakey Sirrine photographs and ephemera, approximately 1834-1945

 Series
Identifier: MSS 8593 Series 2
Scope and Contents Contains photographs of the Oakey and Sirrine families, and items of ephemera collected by Sarah Oakey Sirrine, dating from between approximately 1834 and 1945.
Dates: approximately 1834-1945

Sarah Oakey Sirrine collection

 Collection — Folder: 10
Identifier: MSS 8593
Scope and Contents Contains letters, journals, photographs and other records related to families of James Oakey and George Warren Sirrine, founders of Paris and Dingle, Idaho, and Mesa, Arizona. Letters and journals provide great insight into life in these areas and the difficulties that arise from beginnings of settlements. Collection was compiled by Sarah Oakey Sirrine, daughter of James Oakey and daughter-in-law to George Warren Sirrine. Includes primarily originals, but also includes some transcriptions and...
Dates: 1834-1974

Volume 1, 1840-1923

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 8593 Series 1 Sub-Series 1
Scope and Contents Materials includes letters, postcards, and other manuscript items collected by Sarah Oakey Sirrine related to her ancestors and herself. Dated 1840 to 1923.
Dates: 1840-1923

Volume 1, 1862-1945

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 8593 Series 3 Sub-Series 1
Scope and Contents Contains letters exchanged between members of Sarah Oakey Sirrine's family, both those that preceded her and those that followed. They were written primarily in Idaho and Arizona and date between 1862 to 1945.
Dates: 1862-1945

Volume 2, 1862-1917

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 8593 Series 1 Sub-Series 2
Scope and Contents Materials includes letters, postcards, and other manuscript items collected by Sarah Oakey Sirrine related to her ancestors and herself. Dated 1862 to 1917.
Dates: 1862-1917

Volume 2, 1879-1974

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 8593 Series 3 Sub-Series 2
Scope and Contents Contains letters exchanged between members of Sarah Oakey Sirrine's family, both those that preceded her and those that followed. They were written primarily in Idaho and Arizona and date between 1879 to 1974.
Dates: 1879-1974

Volume 3, 1865-1944

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 8593 Series 1 Sub-Series 3
Scope and Contents Materials includes letters, postcards, and other manuscript items collected by Sarah Oakey Sirrine related to her ancestors and herself. Dated 1865 to 1944.
Dates: 1865-1944