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Re: James Richard Oxford & Mary Emma McCan/McCann
Posted by: Joan E. Rambo (ID *****8863) Date: February 24, 2011 at 10:20:45
In Reply to: James Richard Oxford & Mary Emma McCan/McCann by Carol Young of 1172

TX Dth Idx thru 1976:

Name: Jesse James Oxford
Death Date: 03 Dec 1947
Death Place: Houston, Harris, Texas
Gender: Male
Race: White
Death Age: 53 years 2 months 6 days
Estimated Birth Date:
Birth Date: 27 Sep 1893
Birthplace: Gainesville, Texas
Marital Status: Married
Spouse's Name:
Father's Name: J. R. Oxford
Father's Birthplace: Texas
Mother's Name: Marie E. Mccann
Mother's Birthplace: Texas
Occupation: Office Manager
Place of Residence: Houston, Harris, Texas
Cemetery: Brookside Memorial Park
Burial Place: Houston, Texas
Burial Date: 05 Dec 1947
Additional Relatives:
Film Number: 2218733
Digital Film Number: 4031419
Image Number: 1942
Reference Number: 51101
Collection: Texas Deaths, 1890-1976

Name: Coy Cortez Oxford
Death Date: 30 Dec 1963
Death Place: Houston, Harris, Texas, United States
Gender: Male
Race: White
Death Age: 58 years
Estimated Birth Date:
Birth Date: 20 Feb 1905
Birthplace: Oklahoma
Marital Status:
Spouse's Name:
Father's Name: James Richard Oxford
Father's Birthplace:
Mother's Name: Mary Mccann
Mother's Birthplace:
Occupation:
Place of Residence:
Cemetery:
Burial Place:
Burial Date:
Additional Relatives:
Film Number: 2117355
Digital Film Number: 4137705
Image Number: 02274
Reference Number: 76981
Collection: Texas Deaths, 1890-1976

Since Coy Cortez was born in OK I tried the OK census, love the less common names.

1910 census Carter Co, OK:

Oxford, James R., h, 42, M(1) 23 yrs, b TX, IL, MO
" Mary E., w, 41, M(1) 23 yrs, 6 lvg ch, b GA, GA, GA
" Thomas J., s, 20, sgle, b TX
" Jesse J., s, 15, b TX
" George F., s, 10, b OK
" Cortez, s, 5, b OK
" Ila E., s[sic], 3, b OK
" John H., 21, hd, 21, b TX
" Margrette, 19, wf, b AL, AL, AL

1880 census Red River Co, TX:

Category: Name; Relationship to head of household; Marital Status; Gender; Race; Age; Birthplace; Occupation; Father's Birthplace; Mother's Birthplace.

Jno. C. OXFORD Self M Male W 47 MO Farmer MO TN
C. Ellen OXFORD Wife M Female W 47 MO Keeping House KY VA
Jessie C. OXFORD Son S Male W 15 TX Laborer MO MO
James R. OXFORD Son S Male W 11 TX Laborer MO MO
Joe H. OXFORD Son S Male W 8 TX MO MO
Margarette E. OXFORD Dau S Female W 6 TX MO MO

1870 census Cooke Co, TX:

Oxford, John, 35, b MO - no land or personal property listed
" Ctherine, 34, b MO
" Mary W., 14, b TX
" Emily J., 11 b TX
" William J., 10, b TX
" Jesse C., 5, b TX
" James R., 2, b TX
" John W., 2/12, b TX, b Mar

1860 Hopkins Co, TX:

Oxford, John C., 27, b MO - no land/personal 100
" Catherine, 26, b MO
" Mary W., 4, b TX
" Emily J., 2, b TX
" William J., 1, b TX

Apparently John died prior to 1900 census, Catherine is a widow in Chicasaw Co, Ind Terr living with married daughter and family.

Go to Rootsweb's WorldConnect site -- http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi -- Type in Oxford, John, b 1835 + or - five years, spouse Catherine. Others are working on this line, too. And, they have maiden name for Cahterine and more on her line. Be careful on this site, sometimes there are errors and others just copy, errors and all. See if you can learn sources for their information then you can check it out for yourself.

I don't have a subscriptionn to Ancestry.com but on their index Catherine Banning is in Linn Co, MO in 1850, you might try a little searching there for the Bannings.

I went to the Oxford Forum -- http://genforum.genealogy.com/oxford/ -- use the box that says Search this Forum and type in Banning. The submitter knows when and where in TX Catherine and John were married.

Happy Hunting (^_^)


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