1361     NORMAN OATMAN

 

 

1361    NORMAN7     (Darius6, Darius5, Benjamin4, George3, John2, Johannes1), son of Darius and Sally (McCollow) Oatman, was born near Tillsonburg, Oxford County, Ontario, 1 February 1848 and died at Holton, Oceana County, Michigan, 1 February 1923.  He married ca 1868 Polly Wilson, born 8 September 1850 and died 27 November 1931.  Polly was the daughter of Oscar M. Wilson, who died December 1920 and is buried in the Springford Cemetery, Springford, Ontario.  Norman and Polly are buried in Oakwood Cemetery, Holton Township, Muskegon County, Michigan. 

 

This family removed to Holton, Michigan, in 1878 where they lived during their lifetime.  Norman was a farmer, and the family belonged to the Methodist Church.

 

Children of Norman and Polly (Wilson) Oatman:

 

3195    Freelove, b. 23 May 1869, Oxford Co., ON; m. Mr. Burns.  One child.

 

3196    Amasa, b. 7 Mar 1873, Dereham, Oxford Co., ON; d. 1938, MI; m. Nellie May Kitchen, 5 Jun 1901, Muskegon, Muskegon Co., MI

 

3197    Blanche, b. 20 Nov 1879

 

3198    Charles, b. 7 Jan 1883, MI; d. 1967; bur. Oakwood Cem., Holton Twp., Muskegon Co., MI; m. Carrie _____ (she b. 1886, d. 1970, bur. with Charles).  Children, surname Oatman:

 

A         LeRoy, b. 1908, MI, d. 1968, MI; bur. beside Charles in the Oakwood Cemetery

 

                        B         Orval, b. ca 1913, MI

 

                        C         Marjory, b. ca 1920, MI

 

                        D         Mary, b. ca 1922, MI

 

3199    Darius, b. 14 Sep 1887, MI; d. 8 Jan 1956, Davisburg, MI; m. Edna Malone

 


Sources:

B. D. Smith, Springford, ON
International Genealogical Index
1871 census, South Norwich, Oxford Co., ON
Tillsonburg Observer, 20 Mar 1873
Tillsonburg News, 8 Jan 1920
Amasa Oatman, Lake Alfred, FL
1900, 1910, 1920, 1930 census, Holton Twp., Muskegon Co., MI

Records of Oakwood Cem., Holton Twp., Muskegon Co., MI

 

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