Oakleys from Ireland to Scranton, Lackawanna County, PA
Looking for my elusive great great grandfather, John Oakley, who emigrated from England to Scranton, PA with his wife, Anne Gilroy Oakley, and their baby son, David (born 1869).
The couple settled in Scranton and went on to have four more children, all girls: MaryEllen, Beatrice (Bessie), Kate and Anna.
No records at all for John Oakley's death.
Ann Gilroy Oakley d. 1925 in Plymouth, Luzerne Co., PA
MaryEllen married Michael McGrath (my great grandfather) and settled in Old Forge, PA, had 11 kids. died 1956
Beatrice married John Hanifee and settled in Plymouth, Luzerne Co.
David shows up 1910 census living with mother and sister Beatrice in Old Forge, PA, age 41, not married, working as coal miner. No death record.
No records of any kind to prove existance of sisters Anna and Kate.