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Emelia's Direct Line:
Emelia J. Campbell —> Tad D. Campbell —> Donald D. Campbell —> Howard T. Campbell —>
Mamie B. Tiner —> Mary M. Oakes
—> Alexander Oakes —> Malinda Wright —> Joshua Wright



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Malinda Wright

Born: 20 Apr 1820 in Overton Co., TN
Died: 15 Sep 1859 in Benton Co., AR

Burial: Oakes Cemetery, Benton Co., AR

Father: Joshua Wright
Mother: Sarah Lamar

Marriage: about 1843 in Tennessee to William Oakes (1823-1898). Eight children.

Death: Malinda Wright's cause of death was listed as "abortion", so it is assumed she died in childbirth or shortly thereafter. The name of the child is unknown and was likely stillborn.
 


Children by William Oakes:

1.

Henry Jackson Oakes (1844-1922) m1. Margaret Faulkner; m2. Nancy Howard

2.

Alexander Oakes (1847-1934) m1. Rebecca E. (Hammons) Jackson; m2. Mary Rosa Howard; m3. Amanda L. (Baker) Buckner-Boyd
Union Civil War soldier (Company F, 1st Arkansas Cavalry).
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3.

Sarah Elizabeth Oakes (c.1849-1921) m. Randolph Crowley. Settled at Buhl, Idaho.

4.

George W. Oakes (1850-1890). Died at Reno, Nevada after being snow-bound.

5.

James Oakes (1852-1827) m. Mrs. Elizabeth "Lizzie" Hutchinson

6.

Armilda Oakes (c.1853-1924) m. Henry Tandy Owens.
Settled in California.

7.

Rama Oakes (1855-1931) m. Rebecca Fanny Fletcher. Settled in Oklahoma.

8.

John Wesley Oakes (1858-1933) m. Mary Elnora Castor

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Joshua Wright

Born: about 1777, probably in Randolph Co., NC
Died: about 1865 in Fentress Co., TN

Burial: unknown

Father: unknown
Mother: unknown

Marriage: 15 Dec 1803 in Randolph Co., NC to Sarah Lamar (1785-aft.1860). Ten children.

Occupation: farmer

Residence: Lived in Randolph Co., NC and Overton & Fentress Cos., TN


Children by Sarah Lamar:

1.

Wilson L. Wright (1802-1892) m. Hannah Boswell. Resided in Fentress Co., TN.

2.

Mitchell Wright (born c.1804-10). No further information.

3.

Jeremiah Wright (c.1814-aft.1880) m. Zibah "Zibby" Price. Resided in Fentress Co., TN.

4.

Matthew Wright (born c.1815). No further information.

5.

Obedient "Middie" Wright (c.1817-1894) m. Rev. James Jasper Jeffries. Settled in Benton Co., AR.

6.

Alexander Wright (c.1819-?) m. Sarah _____.

7.

Malinda Wright (1820-1859) m. William Oakes. Settled in Benton Co., AR.

8.

Abigail Wright (c.1823-1904) m. Pleasant Howard (brother of Anderson Howard). Pleasant served in Co. F, 4th Tennessee Cavalry, CSA. Alledgedly killed by Union sympathizers after the Civil War. Abigail was said to have moved to Texas about 1894.

9.

Catherine Wright (c.1825-?) m. Anderson Howard (brother of Pleasant Howard). Resided in Morgan Co., TN and Benton Co., AR.

10.

Iredell Wright (1827-1908) m1. Nancy Robinson; m2. Elizabeth _____; m3. Mrs. Cynthia Jane Morris.
Union Civil War veteran (Company A, 45th Missouri Infantry). Resided in Benton Co., AR.

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Created: 22 Nov 1999
Modified: 15 Apr 2010

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