The first names should be William Isaiah Oates and Martha Elizabeth Williams.William was the son of Carraway Oates and Catherine Skinner.Carraway was the son of Stephen Oates and Fereby Carraway.Stephen and Fereby move from NC to Darlington, SC, where Stephen died.Carraway Oates move to Henry Co, Al, then on to Texas.William I (11/11/1824-6/18/1863) died near Gordonsville, VA in the Civil War.
William and Martha had 9 children, two you list: 1) Henry Hillard Oates (10/30/1850-4/26/1936) married Minerva Ann Peebles, (1856-abt 1885) d/o Henry P Peebles and Mary Purvis. 2) Elizabeth "Fannie" Oates, your dates are what I have
The second name should be John Richard Oates (2/12/1833-9/6/1892), who was the brother of William Isaiah above.He first married Sarah A Peebles (1832-1875) on 5/2/1850 in Henry county, Al.She was a cousin of Minerva Ann above.He then married Sarah Frances Singletary (1850-bet 1920-1930) in 1878 in Polk Co., Tx. The children John R and Sarah Peebles Oates: Maria(1852-abt 1875) James Caraway (1/10/1853-9/6/1918) Wiley Jasper (1853-1878) Henry (1857-1858) Henrietta S(12/31/1858-3/19/1921) Oscar E (1/7/1861-5/15/1909) William Nathan (1863-1935) Eliza Catherine (4/2/1866-1899) Mary Emma (12/7/1868-1897)
Children of John Richard Sarah Frances Oates: Maude M (7/1/1879 - ?) Joanna (11/4/1880 - 10/7/1915) Eugene Casandra (12/4/1886 - ?)