Quincy Oakley Genealogy

Narratives about the genealogy of the Oakley family of Quincy, Illinois
By Burks Oakley II
e-mail:  burkso2 [at] gmail [dot] com

1 - Introduction - a short introduction to my research about my father’s ancestors

2 - Oakley Family History - highlights of our Oakley family ancestry

3A - Miller Family History - highlights of our Miller family ancestry

3B - Ezra Marvin Miller, Revisited - Using Ancestry.com ThruLines to confirm our Miller ancestors

3C - Ezra Marvin Miller's Middle Name - How did he get his middle name of Marvin?

4A - Darling Family History - narrative about my Darling ancestors, who came to America from Scotland in 1650

4B - Lucy Darling, Revisited - Using Ancestry.com ThruLines to confirm our Darling ancestors

5A - Wells Family History - using DNA to break through a brick wall on our Miller-Wells line

5B - Wells/Welles Ancestors, Revisited - Using Ancestry.com ThruLines to confirm our Wells/Welles ancestors

6A - Burks Family History - highlights of our Burks family ancestry

6B - William Burks, Revisited - DNA matches with descendants of William Burks

7A - Crawford Family History - highlights of our Crawford family ancestry

7B - Mary Jane Crawford, Revisited - Using Ancestry.com ThruLines to confirm our Crawford ancestors

8A - Griffey Family History - using DNA to break through a brick wall on Amy Griffey's line

8B - Amy (White) Griffey, Revisited - Using Ancestry.com ThruLines to confirm our Griffey ancestors

9A - Lester Family History - highlights of our Lester family ancestry

9B - Elmony Lester, Revisited - Using Ancestry.com ThruLines to confirm Elmony Lester's ancestors

10 - How the Oakley Family Got to Quincy - a summary of the events that brought the first members of the Oakley family to Quincy, Illinois

11 - The Oakley-Botsford Family Relationship - a narrative about how the Oakleys and the Botsfords are related

12 - Eaton Family Relationship - a narrative about how the Oakleys and the Eatons are related

13 - Homesteading in Chadron, Nebraska - a narrative about the Aaron Burr Oakley family's adventure (1885-1891)

14A - Deep Triangulation Confirms Our Oakley Lineage - narrative about DNA and our Oakley-Gardner ancestry  (expanded chart showing the different family lines)

14B - Triangulation on Chromosome 15 - DNA matches on Chromosome 15 involving my Oakley ancestors and their descendants)

15 - Our Spencer-Whitbread Ancestors - narrative about DNA and our Spencer-Whitbread ancestry

16 - More Genetic Genealogy involving my Case-Spencer Ancestors - narrative about DNA and our Case-Spencer ancestry

17 - The Y-DNA of the “Quincy Oakley” Males - narrative about my Y-DNA match with other Oakley males

18 - Hannah Louise Tripp and the Mayflower Branch - more about the Tripp family line going back to the Mayflower

19 - More about our Tripp Family Heritage - tracing our Tripp family line back to Rhode Island and to the Mayflower

20 - Our Mayflower Ancestors - narrative about being descended from Francis Cooke, who came to America on the Mayflower

21 - Our Warren Ancestors - going back to the King of Jerusalem during the Crusades

22 - Descendants of Allen Miller and Hannah Louise Tripp - narrative about DNA and our Miller-Tripp ancestry

23 - Descendants of Joseph Mosher and Lydia Taber - narrative about DNA and our Mosher-Taber ancestry

24 - Tracing Abigail Mallory's Ancestors - narrative about Abigail Mallory's ancestors

25 - DNA and Burks Family Relatives - narrative about Ancestry DNA and my Burks family relatives

26 - Our Beers Family Ancestry - narrative about our Beers family ancestors

27 - Our Lyon Family Ancestry - narrative about Lyon family ancestors on my Oakley-Darling-Lyon line

28 - The Warner Branch - narrative about Warner family ancestors on my Burks family line

29 - Our Woodruff and Woodford Ancestors - our Woodruff and Woodford ancestors on our Miller family line

30 - Sarah Rust – tracing our ancestry back to Henry Rust (1613-1684)

31 - Burr Family Genealogy - tracing our Burr family ancestry

32 - The Sermon Preached at the Funeral of Hannah Case Miller - the original document from 1819, plus discussion

33 - David Oakley Jr. and Eunice Oakley - narrative about double first cousins in the Oakley family who married each other

34 - Wind Up in Traer - narrative about Elisabeth Oakley Smith and her husband Gordon Smith

35 - LaVerne C. Miller - musings about Cousin Dick

36 - DNA Triangulation on our Woodruff-Woodford Ancestors - narrative about DNA and our Woodruff-Woodford ancestors

37 - My DNA Matches with Quincy Oakleys - details about some of my closest DNA matches

38 - DNA Matches with Descendants of James Alfred Burks & Mary Jane Cameron Crawford

39 - My DNA Match with Brett M. Struck - An Oakley Relative

40 - The Levi Burks DNA Circle - details about my DNA matches with descendants of Levi Burks

41 - New DNA Matches with Oakley Descendants - details about my DNA matches with Brenda Coleman and Timothy Bever

42 - Stephen Slane - A Burks Cousin - details about my DNA match with Stephen Slane

43A - Rose Hubbard - We Share Six Sets of Common Ancestors - details about my family tree matches with Rose Hubbard

43B - Accounting for my DNA Match with Rose Hubbard - details about my DNA match with Rose Hubbard

44 - Joseph West and Jane Owen - additional details about my fifth-great grandparents

45 - George Carpenter - A Burks Family Relative - details about my DNA match with George Carpenter and other Burks family descendants

46 - Debra Coleman - A DNA match on my West-Lewis line

47 - Reserved

48 - Richard More - immigrant - Richard More – Another one of my ancestors who came to America on the Mayflower

49 - Some of My Ancestors Who Were European Nobility - details about my European ancestors who were nobility during the Middle Ages

50 - My Ancestral Lines to King Edward I - details about my ancestral lines going back to King Edward I of England

51 - Going Back on One of Elmony Lester’s Ancestral Lines on Geni.com - Sir Gilbert Talbot and beyond

52 - My Scrope Ancestors in the Middle Ages in England - details about my Scrope ancestors who were English noblemen in the late Middle Ages

53A - Jane Phippen's Ancestors in the Middle Ages in England - details about my ancestors going back from Jane Phippen

54 - William Marshal - Knight from the Middle Ages in England - details about my ancestor Sir William Marshal

55 - My Ancestors Who Were Sureties of the Magna Carta - details about these English ancestors

56 - My Ancestral Lines Going Back to Sir William Champernon - details about 8 separate ancestral lines

57 - Capt. George Lamberton – My Eighth-Great Grandfather - immortalized in Longfellow's poem Phantom Ship

58 - My Cousin George Carpenter’s Ancestors (and Mine) on Geni.com - our common ancestors going back to England in the Middle Ages

59 - Sgt. Ephraim Wheeler, My Eighth-Great Grandfather - details about my English immigrant ancestor

60 - My Welsh Quaker Ancestors - details about John Owen and his father Robert Owen

61 - My Welsh Ancestors - Part 1 - details about some of my Welsh ancestors who were nobility

62 - My Ancestral Lines Going Back to Sir Roger Pilkington II, Knight - details about my connections to Sir Roger

63 - Margaret Vernon - My 14th-Great Grandmother - and Her Ancestors in England - details about some of Margaret Vernon's ancestors

64 - My DNA Match with Josh Cocanougher – A Burks Relative - details about my DNA match with Josh Cocanougher

66 - Anna Mosher, My Fourth-Great Grandmother - clearing up some confusion with Anna Mosher

67 - My Throckmorton Ancestors in England - details about some of my Throckmorton ancestors

68 - My DNA match with Laura LaChance - details about my DNA match with this Miller descendant

69 - My De Carteret Ancestors on the Island of Jersey - going back to the Middle Ages

70 - William de Tyson, Lord of Alnwick - one of My English Ancestors from the Middle Ages

71 - Henry-de-Percy (in progress)

72 - My Ancestral Lines Back to Hugh de Moreville - one of My English Ancestors from the Middle Ages

73 - My Ancestral Lines Back to Hywel Dda ap Cadell, King of the Britons - one of My Welsh Ancestors from the Middle Ages

74 - Going Back to Sir John de Gray, Knight of the Garter - one of My English Ancestors from the Middle Ages


Updated 5 December 2020