Descendants of Richard Oldham
Generation No. 1
1.RICHARD6 OLDHAM(RICHARD5, RICHARD4, JOHN3, THOMAS2, WILLIAM1) was born March 01, 1745/46 in Prince William. Co., now Fauquier Co., VA (Source: (1) WFT 02-0479, "CD-ROM.", (2) Helen Quinn., (3) Hazel R. Muskett.), and died June 17, 1839 in Estill Co., KY (Source: Todd G. Oldham WFT#479).He married ANN PEPPER (Source: WFT 10-0387, "CD-ROM.").
Notes for RICHARD OLDHAM:
1790 Federal Census, Pendleton District, SC:2 males over 16, 5 males under 16, 6 females
WFT #3967 Vol 1 - states b. abt 1734
C.V. Jackson research notes 1972:
1778 May 26, 350 acres on Stoney Creek, Caswell Co, NC
1778 Nov 2, 200 acres on Stoney Creek
(1972 p33) claim Rev. pension, not found in NC records, CVJ
1780-1786 St. David's District, Caswell Co, tax lists
1784, March, jury duty
1784, 600 acres land on Stoney Creek in Caswell Co., NC
1787, Mar 13, sold 100 acres on Stoney Creek
1787, Nov 10, sold land both sides of Stoney Creek
1790 Census Pendleton District, SC
1793, Mar 27, sold land on Rocky River in Pendleton District, SC
1795, Jan 21, deed in Anderson Co., SC
1791, Jan 29, purchased land on branches of Rocky River, Pendleton District SC (John Pepper also purchased land)
1800 census, Clark Co., KY
DAR Roster - Submitter Louise Covington HAYNES, #65193:Revolutionary Service:He served as private in the North Carolina Militia.He was a pensioner from Estill Co., KY where he died.
WFT Submitter #5537 V2: Was a resident of Estill Co., KY, from North Carolina
Estill County Kentucky Revolutionary War Pensioners Under Act of 7 June 1832 shows Richard Oldham (NC Militia)PvtJanuary 16, 1833$30.00 Age 89
Wm. Miller History pg 485-486: "This subject was a soldier in the Revolutionary Arm, he enlisted in Caswell County, NC in the North Carolina line, in the company of Capt. John Oldham, his brother, as a
letter in the following form shows, towit:
"O.W. and N. Division3-525
M.B.H.Department of the Interior
Inv. File, 14053Bureau of Pensions
Rev. War.Washington D.C.Dec 21, 1905
In reply to your request for a statement of the military history of Richard Oldham* a soldier of the Revolutionary War, you will find below the desired information as contained in his application for pension on file in this bureau:
Date of application for pension, August 14, 1832.His claim was allowed.
Residence at date of application, Estill County, KY., there in 1833.
Age, born March first 1745 in Fauquier County, VA
Remarks:No family data.
V. Warner, Commissioner
Mrs. Kate Oldham
Richmond, Madison County, KY"
Richard Oldham, married Ann Pepper of North Carolina, and about 1795, he emigrated from Caswell County, NC to Kentucky and settled on the Kentucky River or Red River above the mouth of the latter, which location was included in Estill County when it was established in 1808.Here he spent the remainder of his life and from this home he drew the pension for his service in the Revolutionary War.
On the 18th day of August 1834, in Estill County Court, his son Zerah Oldham, qualified as administrator of his estate. Stephen Collins Oldham, son of Zerah Oldham born in 1815, is now living in Austin, Texas having passed his ninety first birthday and having celebrated his sixty sixth wedding day, the 24th day of December 1905.