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Wm and Mary Taylor Oram children & grandchildren Breckinridge Co., KY
Posted by: Diane Seitz Hall (ID *****2814) Date: June 09, 2007 at 13:26:04
In Reply to: William and Mary Martha Taylor Oram family of Breckinridge Co., KY by Diane Seitz Hall of 27

Children and grandchildren of Mary Martha Taylor and William Oram of Breckinridge Co., KY

All of the following facts are not proven.


Born October 19, 1843 as John Oram in Cloverport, Breckinridge Co., KY
Died August 1921 as Wallace James
in Berkeley Co., W.VA
Buried in Buckhill Cemetery

Note: Berkeley County is the second oldest county in West Virginia and was created (while part of the state of Virginia) in 1772 from the northern third of Frederick County, Virginia. The county seat was established in the colonial village of Martinsburg and was incorporated in 1778. During the Civil War, Berkeley County, still a part of Virginia, experienced conflict and much destruction, as did other areas, and families became divided. After November 1863, Berkeley County became part of the new state of West Virginia.

Married 1st: Mary Margaret Cook,
1865 in Bowling Green, Warren Co., KY

Mary born about 1843 in Tennessee
Died about 1870 place unknown
Other spouses of Mary Margaret:
Peter Moore and Wm White.

Children of John Oram and Mary Cook:

M. 1. Alonzo Oram/Orum/Orram
Born February 06, 1866 in KY
Death unknown

Married: Mary E. Cook about 1893 place unknown.
Moved to Kansas. Family is listed in the Kansas State Census 1895 in Sedawick Co., Kansas

Parents of 6 known children

F. 2 Mary Elizabeth Orum
Born between 1867-1870

John Oram married 2nd:
AnnieCatherine O’Rear
August 11, 1873 Berkeley Co., VA

Annie born 1856 Winchester Co., VA
Death unknown

Children of John Oram/Wallace James and Annie O’ Rear

M. 1. John Sabuske James
Born February 1874 Winchester Co., VA
Death unknown

Married: Daisy Unknown about 1903
Parents of 9 known children

F. 2. Baby Girl James, born/died 1875
Winchester Co., VA

F. 3. Mary Ellen James, born 1876 Winchester Co., VA

F. 4. Viola James, born 1878 in VA

F. 5. Nanie James, 1880 in Berkeley Co., W. VA

M. 6. Albert William James
Born 1883 Berkeley Co., W VA
Died November 1969 Troy, Miami Co., Ohio

Married: Amanda Isbell Catherine Rickey
May 1907 Xenia, Green Co., Ohio

Parents of a son and daughter.

Amanda born about 1890
Died June 1946 Troy, Miami Co., Ohio


Born 1845 Breckinridge Co., KY
Died November 17, 1867
Hebbardsville,Henderson Co., KY
(due to illness from Civil War)

Married: Sarah Willingham
November 07, 1866 Henderson Co., KY

Sarah born 1847 Butler Co., KY
Died about 1879 place unknown
Other spouse of Sarah: Charles Fry


Born December 22, 1846 Breckinridge Co., KY
Died March 15, 1919 Breckinridge Co., KY
Buried Pisgah Baptist Church Cemetery

Married: Charles Dudley Hambleton
March 22, 1866 Breckinridge Co., KY

Note: Mary and Charles are first cousins once removed.

Charles is son of Eleanore Pate and Edward Hambleton II. Grandson of Elizabeth Rippetoe and Edward Hambleton

Charles born November 1838
Died September 25, 1932 Breckinridge Co., KY

Children of Mary “Polly” Oram and Charles D. Hambleton

M. 1. Bud Hambleton born between 1867-1885

F. 2. Effie Hambleton born between 1867-1885


Born February 18, 1848 Grayson Co., KY
Died January 14, 1914 Breckinridge Co., KY

Married 1st: Rebecca Unknown
About 1875 place unknown

Children of Rebecca and Albert Oram/Orum

M. 1. Clarence B. (Burtum?) Orum
Born about 1876 Jackson Co., IN

Note: There was a Bert Orum, known kin to Richard Thomas Oram/Orum who moved to the St. Louis, MO area and died there. Dates unknown.

F. 2. Mary Elizabeth “Bessie” Orum
Born about 1878 Jackson Co., IN
Died in California

Married: James Taul
November 25, 1897 Breckinridge Co., KY

Albert married 2nd: Unknown wife after 1880

Albert married 3rd: Margaret Ella Mingus
March 10, 1887 Breckinridge Co., KY

Albert married 4th: Matilda or Malissa “Mollie” Johnson February 17, 1897 Perry Co., IN

Mollie born October 1877 Tennessee
Died January 1935
Buried Cloverport Cemetery,
Breckinridge Co., KY

Note: Johnson may not be Mollie’s maided name.
Other spouse was L. C. Johnson

Children of Mollie and Albert Oram/Orum

M. 1. James “Ollie” Orum
Born August 15, 1898 Breckinridge Co., KY
Died July 02, 1994 Indianapolis, Marion Co., IN

Note: James known as Ollie to family in his early years. He was named Ollie after his cousin Olive Tindel

Married: Erma Kehrur
about 1920 Indianapolis, IN

Erma, born June 25, 1901
Died February 1985 Indianapolis, IN

F. 2. Effie Virginia Violia Mae Orum
Born 1902 Breckinridge Co., KY
Died about 1990 Cloverport, Breckinridge Co., KY

Married 1st: Vester White
November 23, 1918 Breckinridge Co., KY

Vester born about 1893 Breckinridge Co., KY
Death unknown

Effie married 2nd: Alan Ricketts

Effie and Alan Ricketts parents of one daughter


Born about 1849
No other info known


Born October 9, 1852 Cloverport, Breckinridge Co., KY
Died July 18, 1928 Evansville, Vanderburgh Co., IN
Burial: Oak Hill Cemetery, Evansville, Indiana

Married 1st: Unknown wife

Married 2nd Drusie Ellen Weedman
About 1888 in Indiana

Drusie, born May 17, 1867
in Grayson Co., or Hancock Co., KY
Died December 11, 1935
Evansville, Vanderburgh Co., Indiana
Burial: Oak Hill Cemetery, Evansville, Indiana

Other spouses of Drusie,
Lewis “Jefferson” Bell (1st)
Milton “Dee” Rogers (3rd)

Children of Richard Thomas and Drusie Orum

F. 1. Bessie Mae Orum
Born July 3, 1890
Evansville, Vanderburgh Co., IN
Died September 11, 1961
Evansville, Vanderburgh Co., IN

Married 1st: Robert Nichols before 1908

Parents of one daughter

Bessie married 2nd: James Perry Broshears
January 01, 1911 Evansville, Indiana

James, born September 17, 1880 Douglas Co., MO
Died May 5, 1941 Evansville, Vanderburgh Co., IN

Bessie and James parents of one daughter and 2 sons

F. 2. Myrtle Ivy Virginia Orum
Born December 16, 1894
Evansville, Vanderburgh Co., IN
Died April 05, 1954
Evansville, Vanderburgh Co., IN
Burial: Oak Hill Cemetery,
Evansville, Indiana

Married: Robert L. D. Oran
June 26, 1912 Evansville, Vanderburgh Co., IN

Robert, born February 3, 1891
Dixon, Webster Co., KY
Died July 26, 1947
Evansville, Indiana
Burial: Oak Hill Cemetery,
Evansville, Indiana

Myrtle and Robert Oran parents of 2 sons and one daughter.

Richard Thomas Oram/Orum
married 3rd: Annie Austin
August 5, 1906 Evansville, Indiana

Annie, born April 09, 1865,
Monroe Co., KY
Died March 03, 1950
Evansville, Vanderburgh Co., IN

Other spouse of Annie, Mr. Fletcher (1st)

Children of Richard Thomas and Annie Orum

M. 1. Claude Orum
Born May 18, 1907
Evansville, Vanderburgh Co., IN
Died December 1985
Evansville, Vanderburgh Co., IN

Married 1st: Willabe Unknown

Married 2nd: Loretta Unknown

Loretta, born October 07, 1918
Died December 1986
Evansville, Indiana

F. 2. Maudie Marie Orum
Born May 04, 1910
Evansville, Vanderburgh Co., IN
Died October 09, 1982
St. Louis, MO (area)

Married 1st: Vernon Brunge
June 28, 1928
Evansville, Vanderburgh Co., IN

Maudie and Vernon parents of two daughters.

Married 2nd: Joe Harris of the St. Louis,
MO area.

Note: Maudie moved to the
St. Louis area before 1954.


Born February 26, 1855 Kentucky
Died between 1881 1883 ?

Married 1st: Mary Tindall/Tindel
February 27, 1878
Perry Co., Indiana
(double wedding with Charles sister Eliza
and Mary’s brother Lafayette)

Mary, born 1861 Breckinridge Co., KY

Other spouse of Mary, Robert Logsdon

Child of Charles and Mary Orum

F. 1 . Blanche Oram/Orum
Born about 1879 Breckinridge Co., KY

Charles, Married 2nd: Rebecca Fennel about 1880

Child of Charles and Rebecca Orum

F. 1. Ida Oram/Orum
Born about 1881 in Kentucky
Died January 4th 1935
Evansville, Vanderburgh Co., IN

Ida may of had a daughter.

Charles Oram/Orum married 3rd Nannie Sipe


Born February 04, 1857
Cloverport, Breckinridge Co., KY
Died May 05, 1948 in the Chicago, IL area

Note: Eliza seems to be the one that kept in contact with all members of the Oram family. Eliza wrote poems. Eliza may of married William Falls in 1902, but used the name of Tindel after either the death or divorce of William Falls

Married: Lafayette Tindall/Tindel
February 27, 1878 Perry Co., Indiana
(married in a double wedding with brother Charles and Layayette’s sister Mary).

Lafayette born March 05, 1856
Perry Co., Indiana
Died after 1930

Lafayette other spouse Mary Unknown

Note: Lafayette was known as a doctor, he practice
herbal medicine.

Lafayette is listed in the 1930 census of
Vanderburgh Co., IN. He is head of house
hold and living with wife Mary and son Wave.
Lafayette age is listed as 74, Mary as 38.

Children of Eliza Orum and Lafayette Tindall/Tindel

M. 1. Charles A. Tindall/Tindel
Born December 11, 1878
Cloverport, Breckinridge Co., KY
Died July 08, 1934
Evansville, Vanderburgh Co., IN
Burial: Oak Hill Cemetery

Married 1st: Bertha Hand
January 28, 1904
Vanderburgh Co., IN
Divorced 1906

Parents of a daughter.

Married 2nd: Lena King Byrd
February 1907
Vanderburgh Co., IN
Divorced 1909

Parents of a son.

Married 3rd: Mary White
About 1911, divorced 1920

Parents of a son.

F. 2. Olive V. “Ollie” Tindall/Tindel
Born 1881
Evansville, Vanderburgh Co., IN or KY
Died: Unknown
(living in Chicago as Olive Bassett 1934)

Married 1st. Orma Young
About 1902

Married 2nd: Unknown Bassett

Note: Ollie was part of a circus or vaudeville act called the Flying Tindells

F. 3. Lula Tindall/Tindel
Born March 1883 Kentucky
Died unknown
(living in Chicago as Lula Batches 1934)

Married: Joseph Burke Hoppen
August 1901
Evansville, Vanderburgh Co., IN

Parents of a daughter

Married 2nd : Unknown Batches

M. 4. Edward “Wave” Tindall/Tindel
Born July 03, 1885
Cloverport, Breckinridge Co., KY
Died 1943 Chicago, IL area

Note: In the 1930 census of Vanderburgh Co., IN
living with father and step-mother.
1934 living in Evansville

Wave was part of the circus or vaudeville act
called the Flying Tindels

Married 1st : Julia Unknown
before 1911,
divorced in Vanderburgh Co., IN 1911

Married 2nd : Rose Helen Morell
December 1911
Vanderburgh Co., IN

Rose born April 1893 Evansville, IN

Wave and Rose parents of a daughter.

Married 3rd : Lulu Thompson
May 22, 1917
Posey Co., IN

M. 5. Elmer Tindall/Tindel
Born November 11, 1890
Vanderburgh Co., IN
Death unknown
(living in Chicago 1934)

Married: Myrtle Tremper
1917 Vanderburgh Co., IN

Myrtle born March 1891 Warrick Co., IN

Parents of a son.

F. 6. Mable Tindall/Tindell
Born June 1895 Vanderburgh Co., IN
Died 1916 Vanderburgh Co., IN

Born June 30, 1930
No other info known

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