Thomas Oakey

Thomas Oakey (Oakley) (1813-1890) was born 23 Sep. 1813 in Eldersfield, Worcestershire, England. He was the son of Thomas Oakey and Sarah Pritchard. He married Ann Collett on 3 Sep. 1838 in Gloucester, Gloucestershire, England. He was baptized by Wilford Woodruff on 5 Apr. 1840. He baptized others under the direction of Wilford Woodruff in 1840 and 1841 in England, and he was ordained a Patriarch by Wilford Woodruff in Aug. 1889. He died 15 Apr. 1890 in Paris, Bear Lake Co., Idaho.

Footnotes

Thomas Oakey (KWJC-ZG4), “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 11 Jun. 2021). Thomas Oakey, Wilford Woodruff Papers (https://wilfordwoodruffpapers.org/subjects/thomas-oakey, accessed 6 Feb. 2022). Church of England, Parish Church of Eldersfield (Worcestershire), “Parish Register of Eldersfield, 1718-1969: Baptisms, 1718-1961,” image 74, Thomas Oakey, 23 Aug. 1813; Worcester County Record Office, Worcester, England; microfilm 1040998, DGS 7566668, FHL. Church of England, St. Nicholas’ Church (Gloucester, Gloucestershire), “Parish Registers for St. Nicholas’ Church, Gloucester, 1558-1891: Marriages, 1810-1812, Banns, 1810-1823; Marriages, 1813-1849,” p. 71, no. 212, Thomas Oakey and Ann Collet, 30 Sep. 1836; Shire Hall, Gloucester, England; microfilm 855637, DGS 8041481, FHL. Perpetual Emigrating Fund Company financial accounts, 1849-1886, Ledgers, B, 1854-1867, p. 216, line no. 1307, Thomas Oakey, image 262/674, CR 376 2, CHL. “Thomas Oakey,” Saints by Sea: Latter-day Saints Immigration to America (https://saintsbysea.lib.byu.edu/, accessed 11 Jun. 2021). Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel, database, 1847–1868, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, (https://history.lds.org/overlandtravels, accessed 11 Jun. 2021). “Immigraton to Utah: Third Hand-Cart Company - E. Bunker, Captain: From England,” Deseret News (15 Oct. 1856), p. 254, [6]. 1880 US Census, Paris, Bear Lake Co., Idaho, ED 8, p. 11, Thomas Oakey. Thomas Oakey. “Obituary,” Deseret Evening News, 30 Apr. 1890, p. 2. “Thomas Oakey,” Paris Cemetery, Paris, Bear Lake Co., ID; Find A Grave, 20 Jul. 2011, memorial no. 73675547, (https://findagrave.com, accessed 12 Jun. 2021).

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  • Page 176

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1840 – December 31, 1840)

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    September 14, 1840 ~ Monday Minutes of A Conference held Sept 14, 1840 The Bran Green & Gadfield Elm Conference of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints held at Gadfield Elm Chapel in Worcestershire on the 14th day of Sept 1840. Their being present one of the Travling high council, one High Priest, 9 Elders, 19 Priest, & 4 Teachers. The meeting was called to Order by Elder Kington when ...
    Dates:
    September 14, 1840
  • Page 13

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1840 – December 31, 1840)

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    Mary Hill Eliza Jinkins Mary Ann Weston Elizabeth Lambert ^Glostershire Ligh^ April 2nd Ann Brooks ^20^ Jane Brooks Sarah Smith Mary Smith Mary Packard Susan Packard {[2 illegible symbols]} Sarah Embary Elizabeth Bubb Mary Hanes Margarett Turner Mary Roberts
    Dates:
    April 2, 1840 April 4, 1840
  • Page 20

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1840 – December 31, 1840)

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    ^Ann Vernal^ Thomas Gurney Jane Banister Ann Philips Stokes Lane May 3rd James Price Ann Price Elizabeth Williams Emma Shinn Mary Shinn Ann Deveroix May 10th John Cheese Baptized the above keysend street ^20^ Mary Patoe Ann Davis Hannah ...
    Dates:
    May 1, 1840 May 3, 1840 May 10, 1840 May 13, 1840 May 13, 1840 May 13, 1840 May 15, 1840 May 15, 1840 May 17, 1840 May 18, 1840
  • Page 24

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1840 – December 31, 1840)

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    James Bishop J Cheese Keysend street Joseph Firkins little Marcle Elizabeth Firkins J. Palmer May 25th John Pitt Elizabeth Matthews Ester Jones John Jones Richard Lilley T Kington May 31st John Hunt Mary Portman Mary Humphreys ^20^ Sarah Whitern ...
    Dates:
    May 25, 1840 May 31, 1840 June 7, 1840 June 9, 1840 June 11, 1840 June 11, 1840
  • Page 25

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1840 – December 31, 1840)

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    Priest James Morgan Baptized 11 persons at Little Garway Herefordshire they were Confirmed by Elders Richards June 4th to 10 20. & 6 over James Lewis. J. Palmer June 12 John Layton Margarett Layton Kington 11th John Watkins Ann Watkins William Pitt Abraham Scriven Kington 13th James Hawthorn
    Dates:
    June 4, 1840 June 7, 1840 June 10, 1840 June 11, 1840 June 12, 1840 June 13, 1840 June 14, 1840 June 17, 1840
  • Page 129

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1840 – December 31, 1840)

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    that Priest Robert Clift have the care of the Church at Dymock James Palmer Priest care of the Church at Kilcott John Hill Priest care of the Church at Twigworth William Simmon Priest care of the Church at Haw Cross William Coleman Priest — — — — — Bran Green Thomas Brooks Priest — — — — — Ryton John Smith Priest — — ...
  • Page 138

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1840 – December 31, 1840)

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    June 22, 1840 ~ Monday June 22nd Elders Richards & myself spent the morning in aranging the minutes of the Conference at Elder John Ben bows, we confirmed one Blessed 4 children. I then Baptized 5 persons & confirmed them & also 2 others were Baptized by Elder Clark which we confirmed this was Just as we were about to leave of Frooms Hill to start on our Journey for the Conference at Manch ester, & I never before left a ...
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    June 22, 1840 June 23, 1840
  • Page 115

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1841 – December 31, 1842)

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    After this meeting closed I met with the Twelve & High Priest quorum: the word of wisdom was brought up B Young says shall I Break the word of wisdom if I go home & drink a cup of tea: No wisdom is justified of her children, the subject was discused in an interesting manner all concluded that it was wisdom to deal with all such matters accor- ding to the wisdom which God gave that a forced abstainance was not making us free but we should be under ...
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    November 8, 1841 November 9, 1841 November 10, 1841 November 11, 1841 November 12, 1841 November 13, 1841 November 14, 1841 November 15, 1841 November 16, 1841
  • Page 9

    Part of 1840 Record of British Converts

    Excerpt:
    Mary Hill Eliza Jinkins Mary Ann Weston Elizabeth Lambert ^Glostershire Ligh^ April 2nd Ann Brooks ^20^ Jane Brooks Sarah Smith Mary Smith Mary Packard Susan Packard {[illegible shorthand]} Sarah Embary Elizabeth Bubb Mary Hanes Margarett Turner Mary Roberts April ...
    Dates:
    April 2, 1840 April 4, 1840
  • Page 16

    Part of 1840 Record of British Converts

    Excerpt:
    ^Ann Vernal^ Thomas Gurney Jane Banister Ann Philips Stokes Lane May 3rd James Price Ann Price Elizabeth Williams Emma Shinn Mary Shinn Ann Deveroix May 10th John Cheese Baptized the above keysend street ^20^ Mary Patoe Ann Davis Hannah ...
    Dates:
    May 1, 1840 May 3, 1840 May 10, 1840 May 13, 1840 May 13, 1840 May 13, 1840 May 15, 1840 May 15, 1840 May 17, 1840 May 18, 1840