1102    James Thomas Oatman

James Thomas7 (Leman6, Daniel5, Samuel4, George3, John2, Johannes1), son of Leman and Margaret Ann (Gillispie) Oatman, was born 13 August 1853.  According to the 1860 and 1900 census, Thomas was born in Pennsylvania, as was his daughter Jennie.  He married on 19 August 1875, Fanny McMillan of Lakeville, New York, daughter of Samuel and Margaret McMillan.  Fanny was born February 1837 in New York.  In 1880, Thomas and Fanny were living in Greenwood, Washington County, New York, with Fanny's parents, her two brothers (Scuyler, age 11; Nathaniel, age 7), and a sister Esther, age five.  James and Fanny are buried in Hartford, New York, in Morningside Cemetery.

 

Children of James Thomas and Fanny (McMillan) Oatman:

 

2856    Jennie, b. ca 1877, PA (per 1880 soundex); m.       Chamberlain

 

2857    Mary M., b. 1880, NY; m. 1) Fred Taylor; 2) Joseph Donaldson.  Children, surname Donaldson:

 

A         Jennie, m. Robert Livingston

 

B         Laura, m. Stillman Winchell

 

2858    Floyd W., b. Apr 1886, PA; killed in accident in 1918; bur. Morningside Cem., Hartford, NY.  No children. 

 

2859    Elizabeth, m. Clarence Taylor.  Children, surname Taylor

 

A         Warren L., b. 26 Feb 1901, Hebron, Washington Co., NY; d. at age 69 in Truthville, NY; bur. Mettowee Valley Cem., Pawlet, VT.  Warren was a member of Herschel Lodge 508 F&AM of Hartford and the Modern Woodmen of America.  He was married: 1) Gretchen Fuller; 2) Clara Bartley.  Children, surname Taylor:

 

                                      I         John, liv. Truthville, NY.

 

                                     II        Mae, m.       Leach; East Rupert, VT.

 

B         Fred, m. 1) Alice Crandall; 2) Bulah Wood; 3) _____

 

C         Edna, m. 1) Percy Fuller; 2)      Monroe

 

D         Doris, m. John Farrell

 

E          Lillian May

 

F          May A., b. 26 Aug 1910; m. Charles Hicks

 

G         Carl, b. 30 Jul 1912; m. Ruth DeKalb

 

H         Grace, b. 8 Sep 1916; m. _____ Rathbun

 

I           Nathaniel, b. Jan 1919; liv. Barstow, CA

 

J           Lawrence, b. 7 Apr 1920

 

K         Betty Jean, b. 18 Jun 1924

 

2860    Luella Grace, b. Aug 1888/89, NY; d. 1955; bur. Morningside Cem., Hartford, NY; m. Bernice Watrous

 


Sources: Family records;

1900 soundex, Greenwich and Hebron, Washington Co., NY

1880 soundex, Greenwood, Washington Co., NY

Obituary of Warren Taylor, undated

 

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