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Ann Oakes age is 14 in the 1841
possible baptism 16 April 1827 St.Matthew, Walsaall, Stafffordshire daughter of Elizabeth and George Oakes.

In 1851 she has left home
it appears she married age abt 19
GRO marriages
Ann Oakes m. John Nixon 8feb846 Wolverhampton

1851 census
Source        HO 107, piece 2019, folio 499, pg12 
place:        Wolverhampton, Ecleasiastical district of St, Mathews
Dwelling      51 Willenhall Row

John  Nixon    head  M   26   Iron stone Miner       Wolverhampton Staffordshire
Ann   Nixon    wife  M   25   miners wife            Oldbury  , Salop(Shropshire)

1856 Ann Nixon is a witness at her sister Harriet's wedding

1861 census 
Source           not found

1871 census
source        RG 10, Piece 2939, folio 123 page 17  shed 94
Place         Wolverhampton, ward St Mathews , ecclec St George
Dwelling      schedule 94,  1 East Street

John Nixon    head  M  47      wharehouse man        Wolverhampton Stafford
Ann  Nixon    wife  M  48      wharehouse woman      Walsall        Stafford
This seems to be the wrong Ann did John remarry?
however a search of GRO shows no obvious Ann Nixon
deaths around Woolverhampton

in 1871 Ann's widowed mother is with Thomas Oakes in Stoney Street
however by 1881 with 4 more children things were getting crowded

Ann Nixon appears to have died in 1879
GRO deaths Warwickshire
Ann Nixon aged 54 Birmingham 6d 140

1881 census
Source:	         PRO Ref RG11    Piece 2963      Folio 8    Page 9
Place:           Harborne, Stafford
Dwelling:        schedule 48, 52 Queen St 
                Rel     Mar  Age    Occ            Birthplace
John NIXON	head    M    56     Pensioner      Wolverhampton, Stafford
Elizabeth OAKES	MI law  W    96                    Birmingham, Warwick

check original image is John not a widow

Elizabeth oakes died 1887 aged 103

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