1357    FRANKLIN D.7     (Roswell6, Asahel5, Benjamin4, George3, John2, Johannes1), son of Roswell and Emmeline (Hicks) Oatman, was born about 1855 (per Michigan marriage and census records). 


He married, on 4 July 1877, Cynthia Bowerman, in Mayville, Tuscola County, Michigan.  She was born in 1853 in Ontario (Michigan marriage records), and died in 1916.  They were both residing in Watertown, Michigan, at the time they were married, where he was farming. 


Children of Frank and Cynthia (Bowerman) Oatman:


3180    Addie, b. 28 Mar 1879, Tuscola Co., MI; d. 11 Feb 1959, Pontiac, Oakland Co., MI of terminal bronchopneumonia; bur. 13 Feb 1959, Watertown Cem., Fostoria, MI.  She m. Frank Glass (b. 1868, d. 1917), on 2 Dec 1896.  He was the son of John Franklin Glass (b. in Hadley, Lapeer Co., MI) and Elizabeth Chapman.  Children, surname Glass:


                        A         Clarence Roswell, b. 3 Mar 1898, Tuscola Co., MI; m. Gertrude Johnson, 26 Jan 1921, Flint, Genessee Co., MI; burial in Watertown Cem., Watertown Twp., Tuscola Co., MI.  Gertrude was b. 26 Jan 1903, d. 12 Sep 1997, bur. with husband.


                        B         Eva Alberta (legal name Eva Glass), b. 20 Jul 1899, Fostoria, MI; d. 11 Mar 1965, Durand, MI; m. Alonzo Martin Anderson, 5 Aug 1920, at Otter Lake, MI; she d. 11 Mar 1965, Durand, MI, with burial in Byron Cem., Byron, Shiawassee Co., MI.  Alonzo b. 23 Oct 1898, Gaylord, Otsego Co., MI, d. 1 Jun 1965, Durand, Shiawassee Co., MI. Children, surname Anderson:


  I         Martin Alonzo, b. 13 Feb 1922, Otter Lake, MI; m. 1) 7 Aug 1944 at Yaxley, Huntingtonshire, ENG, to Margaret Kirk, who was b. 16 Feb 1925 at Range Farm, South Normanton, Derby, ENG; d. 10 Sep 1999, Corunna, MI, bur. Byron Cem, Byron, MI.  Martin m. 2) Vivian Barnhart, 14 Dec 1999, Gladwin, MI.


 II        Ruth Glass, b. 10 Jul 1923, Fostoria, MI; m. 16 Jun 1946, div. 1965.  She m. 2) Elwyn Sailer Meier on 14 Jul 1940, div. Feb 1946.


III        Jack Douglas, b. 4 Oct 1924, Fostoria, MI; m. Irmagard Reinhard, 23 Feb 1946, Flushing, MI.  Irmagard was b. 20 Jun 1928.  Jack d. 7 Oct 1980, Flint, Mi, and b. Byron Cem., Byron, MI.


 IV       Gene Duane, b. 23 Jun 1928, Otter Lake, MI; d. 24 Oct 1932, Flint, MI; bur. Watertown Cem., Watertown Twp., Tuscola Co., MI.


  V       Richard Lee, b. 30 Jan 1930, Flint, MI; d. 25 Jan 1987, bur. Byron Cem., Byron, MI.  He m. 27 Aug 1955 in Byron, MI, to Mildred Marilynn Gentry.


 VI       Ernest Harold, b/d in Flint, MI.  Bur. Watertown Cem., Watertown Twp., Tuscola Co., MI.


 VII     Robert (Anderson), b/d same day, bur. Watertown Cem.


VIII     Bethany, b. 1938, Byron, MI; m. Harry Neal Hammond, Feb 1960, Byron, MI.  He b. 1939, Flint, MI.


  IX      Douglas, b. 1941, Durand, MI; m. Sharon Kay Kelly, Dec 1965, Watervliet, MI.  She was b. 1943, St. Joseph, MI.


                        C         Elizabeth Genevieve, b. 21 May 1901, Watertown Twp., Tuscola Co., MI; m. Gilbert Goff, 9 Sep 1919, Saginaw, MI; she d. 1979 in City of Newberry, MI, and buried in Owosso, Shiawassee Co., MI.  Gilbert d. 14 Oct 1961, Newberry, Luce Co., MI.


                        D         Alice Lucille, b. 8 Jun 1903, Tuscola Co., MI; d. 20 Dec 1976, Flint, Genessee Co., MI.  She m. Milton E. White, 8 Jun 1923, Flint, MI; he b. 27 Sep 1898, d. 3 Feb 1986, Flint, MI. Both bur. Sunset Hills Cem., Flint, MI.


                        E          Clarabell, b. 20 Mar 1911, Tuscola Co., MI; m. Robert Frederick Clifton Goedike, 17 Feb 1929 in Toledo, OH; she d. 4 Nov 1967, Flint, MI; burial in Sunset Hills Cem., Flint, MI.  He d. 2 Oct 1990; bur. with wife.


                        F          Robert “Bob,” b. 4 Feb 1916; d. 1 May 1996, Clio, MI; m. Helen Haanstad Evertston, daughter of Ole Jensen Evertston and Gudrun Birkland, on 20 Feb 1943 in Flint, MI.  She d.  Jan 2001.  Both bur. Watertown Twp. Cem., Tuscola Co., MI.  Children, surname Glass:


                                      I         James William “Jim,” b. 1946; m. Sharon Kay Curtis, daughter of Harry Delos Curtis and Josephine Sloat.  Children, surname Glass:


                                                a          Brian James, b. 1971, Saginaw, MI; m. Sharon Marie Jones, daughter of Lee Earl Jones and Marie Tomlinson, Jul 1994, Richmond, VT.  The ceremony was performed jointly by the fathers of the bride and groom, with Brian’s father performing the Homily and Sharon’s father performing the legal elements, acting as Justice of the Peace.  Children, surname Glass:


                                                              I         Micah James Lee, b. 1999, Onsted, MI


                                                b          Maria Lynn; m. Steven Edward Constantine, 1998, Centerville, OH


                                                c          Lynette Kay



                                     II        John; m. Theresa      .  Children, surname Glass:


                                                a          Candace, m. Nathan Sumner.  Children, surname Sumner:


                                                              I         Peter John, b. 1999, Watertown, WI


                                                b          Charity


                                    III        Robert

                                     IV       Elise, m. Curtis Parker.  Children, surname Parker:


                                                a          Jared


                                                b          Sharon


                        B         Eva, b. 20 Jul 1899, Fostoria, MI; d. 11 Mar 1965, Durand, MI; m. Alonzo Martin Anderson, 5 Aug 1920


3181    Mary Jane “Mae,” b. 6 Sep 1885, Tuscola Co., MI; m. Percy Edgeworth, 30 Jul 1903; d. 1957, probably buried in Watertown Cem.


3182    Alice, b. 12 Jun 1881, Tuscola Co., MI; m. Frank Petit; d. 30 Jan 1948; burial Watertown Cem., Watertown Township, Tuscola Co., MI


3183    Wallace, b. 9 May 1880, Tuscola Co., MI; m. Irene Weber; d. 1 Apr 1957, Decater, MI; burial in Harrison Cem., Decater, MI.



Sources:       Family records

1851 census, South Norwich Township, Oxford Co., ON

Marriage records, Tuscola Co., MI

Brian Glass <bjg@ams.org>, who cites Addie Oatman death certificate;

David Anderson Pedigree Chart from Elise Parker, Death certificate of Robert Glass; Genesee County Clerk, Marriage License No. 40756, Flint, MI, 20 Feb 1943;

Info on Addie Oatman Glass children from granddaughter, Bethany Hammond,12 Feb 2005

Bethany Hammond via e-mail 2007


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