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The Genealogy Book titled "My Mother Nancy and Her Oldhams" compiled 1978 by Jessye Welch High, is a family history book about her Mother...Nancy Younger OLDHAM WELCH MALONE...and her OLDHAM family. The book of 259 pages is registered with the Library of Congress, Washington, DC and is for rent on microfilm at the LDS Library Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah. A printed copy may also be found at the Walters Library, Walters, Cotton County, Oklahoma where I made my copy and began learning about the OLDHAM family and posting to the Coaly Orchard database in 1996. Many updates, additions and corrections later....the database may be found ONLINE at WORLD CONNECT....coaly.....COALY ORCHARD Revealing our Roots WORLD CONNECT/ANCESTRY.COM DATABASE
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THANK YOU JESSYE AND THE OLDHAM FAMILY FOR ALL YOUR WORK AND FOR SHARING OUR PRECIOUS HISTORY! I am the Grand daughter-in-law of MARY OLDHAM COALY first daughter of William Wesley Oldham, Sr...father of 18 children by 4 wives. Webmaster Jeanette Perrin Coaly

"My Mother Nancy" and her children!

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The above photo contributed by S Maurer, Dec 2004
"My Mother Nancy"...NANCY YOUNGER OLDHAM was born 17 Jul 1894, in Montague County, Texas,and died May 8, 1983 in Santa Clara, California. She first married David Clinton WELCH,Sr Oct 20, 1912, the father of her three children, he died Nov 3, 1961 in Santa Clara, California. Nancy married Jerry Lee MALONE Mar 22, 1941, he died Jul 14, 1974. Nancy Younger OLDHAM is the daughter of William Wesley Oldham, Jr 1863-1943 and Mary Susan Jefferson Oldham 1869-1938, they are the parents of 10 children. See photo below of William Wesley, Jr and his Grandmother Annie Schultz OLDHAM, fourth wife of William Wesley OLDHAM, SR.
PHOTO L to R: "Children and Nancy" her daughter Willie Lee "Billie" Welch Stapleton, her daughter Jessye Aggans "Jessye Ann" Welch High, NANCY and son David Clinton Welch, Jr

William Wesley Oldham, Jr
father of Nancy Younger OLDHAM

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The above photo contributed by Shirley Maurer, Dec 2004

son of William Wesley OLDHAM, SR and ANN ELIZABETH "Annie" SCHULTS
husband of Mary Susan Jefferson
parents of "My Mother Nancy" ...Nancy Younger Oldham


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The above photo contributed by S Maurer, Dec 2004
First Husband of Annie Schultz was Captain John Rowland/Rolan. She then married James Messer who was killed in the Civil War. She then married William Wesley OLDHAM, SR 1862 in McNairy County, Tennessee. He had come to Tennessee from North Carolina with 5 small children of two previous wives, who were sisters Mary ROGERS and Sarah ROGERS, both died in North Carolina before the move to Tennessee. In Tennessee he married Elizabeth Nall and had two children before her death 1862. He then married widow Annie Schultz in Tennessee. Four of her children were born in Tennessee, they moved with other families to Arkansas where two children were born and then in Montague County, Texas where four children were born. One infant died in North Carolina making a total of 18 children with four wives.

Photo of Annie Schultz OLDHAM and daughters
L to R Lucy, Annie, Ellen and Kate

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Jeanette Perrin Coaly
RR 2, Box 277
Hollis, Oklahoma 73550
580 688-2457


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