1461 MARSHALL OATMAN
He married Jessie, daughter of Kelvin Chappell and Rachel Burzee (Skinner) Pace. She was born in 1865 in Davenport, Ontario, died 23 July 1958 in Tillsonburg, Oxford County, Ontario, and was buried 26 July 1958 in St. Luke's Cemetery, Vienna, Ontario.
Only one child was born of this marriage. Shortly after his daughter's birth, Marshall left home, presumably to find work, and never returned.
Children of Marshall and Jessie (Pace) Oatman:
3503 Ethel Maude, b. 12 Jun 1887, South Norwich, Oxford Co., ON; d. 23 Aug 1987, Red Deer, AB; bur. 30 Aug 1987 (ashes interred at Wizard Lake, AB); m. William John Mounteer. He was b. 14 Feb 1884 at Chatham, ON, and d. 19 Jan 1935, Moose Jaw, SK. He was the son of Edwin Asa Mounteer, (b. 24 Jan 1860, Wesleyville, ON, d. 1 Sep 1940 at Moose Jaw, bur. Chatham, ON), and Jennie May Kerr (b. 2 Sep 1858, Wallaceburg, ON, d. 23 Mar 1915, Weyburn, SK; bur. Chatham, ON), who were m. 23 May 1883 in Wallaceburg, ON. They had two other children: 1) Lulu Belle Mounteer, b. 6 May 1886, Chatham, ON, d. 1 Sep 1933, Moose Jaw, SK; and 2) Edwin Webber Mounteer, b. 25 Jun 1888, Chatham, ON, and d. 1944, Regina, SK.
Children, surname Mounteer:
A Donald Edwin, b. 2 Aug 1917, Moose Jaw, SK; m. 25 Jul 1940, Margaret Ann Young, at Barriefield Camp, Kingston, ON, daughter of Frank Arthur and Philipina (Heidt) Young. Don served as an officer in the Canadian Army Regular Force from 23 May 1938 until his retirement 2 Aug 1973; he held the rank of Brigadier General from 1 Sep 1967 for life. Children, surname Mounteer:
I William Donald Peter, b. 19 Jun 1942, Kingston, ON; chr. 20 Jun 1943, Newburgh, ON; m. 30 Jul 1966 at Ottawa, ON, to Ailsa Susan Newman (b. 26 Jun 1945, Cornwall, ON to William Herbert and Ellen MacDougal (Highet) Newman). Has a B.S. in electrical engineering, Queens Univ. Children, surname Mounteer:
a Laurie Anne, b. 1 Jul 1973, Ottawa, ON
b Mark William, b. 15 Jan 1976, Calgary, AB
c Heather Susan, b. 25 Aug 1978, Calgary, AB
II James Michael Young, b. 9 Apr 1948, Kingston, ON; chr. 23 Dec 1951, Newburgh, ON; m. 12 Jul 1975 at Halifax, NS, to Madelynn Welton (b. 18 Jun 19__, NS, to Cecil and Lillian Welton). Has a chemical engineering degree, Univ. Ottawa. Children, surname Mounteer:
a Michael James Welton, b. 23 Sep 1976, Lafayette, LA; d. 30 Oct 1976, Lafayette, LA
b Matthew Edwin, b. 16 Oct 1980
III Joan Elizabeth (Mounteer), b. 20 Nov 1950, Oakville, ON; chr. 23 Dec 1951, Ortona Barracks, Oakville, ON; m. 22 Oct 1983, at St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, Calgary, AB, to Brian Doyle Gauld (b. 26 Aug 1955, Regina, SK, chr. 8 Apr 1956, Lakeview United, Regina). Children, surname Gauld:
a Colleen Margaret, b. 1 Apr 1987, Calgary, AB
b Russell Murray, b. 23 Sep 1990, Calgary, AB
B Dorothy Jean (Mounteer), b. 26 Oct 1918, Moose Jaw, SK; d. 25 Apr 1969, Lacombe, AB; bur. Calgary, AB; m. 5 Jun 1942, Cecil Milford Hellofs (b. 25 Dec 1911, Plenty, SK, d. 13 Dec 1980, Lacombe, AB). Cecil m. 2) Bernice Sophia Brown. Children from first marriage, surname Hellofs, b. Calgary, AB:
I Judy, b. 19 Feb 1948; m. Allan Gordon. Son, Greg Gordon.
II Wendy, b. 15 Oct 1952; m. Craig Speirs. Two children.
III John, b. 10 Nov 1963
C Audrey Merle, b. 23 Jan 1924, Moose Jaw, SK; m. 17 Jul 1948, John Elmer Staples, b. 24 Oct 1922, Treherne, MB, to Lawrence Edison and Elma Beatrice (Sanderson) Staples. Children, surname Staples:
I Lawrence Brent, b. 17 Sep 1951, Edmonton, AB; m. 20 Jul 1974, Hazel Moira Hunt (b. 17 Sep 1951 to John Frederick and Mildred June (Sigsworth) Hunt). Children, surname Staples:
a Maril June, b. 27 Oct 1976
b John Adam, b. 16 Mar 1979, Edmonton, AB
c Lauren Patricia, b. 25 Aug 1982, Edmonton, AB
d Mark Douglas, b. 24 Jun 1986
II Patricia Lynn, b. 3 Oct 1953, Edmonton, AB; m. Kim Maxwell Ward, 16 Apr 1977 (he b. 21 Sep 1953, son of Maxwell William and Marjorie Doretha (Skelton) Ward). Children, surname Ward:
a Darcy Maxwell, b. 5 Dec 1981
b Chelsey Lynn, b. 28 Jan 1985
c Meredeth, b. 25 Nov 1987
III Donald James, b. 26 Feb 1964
D Joan Catherine, b. 3 Feb 1930, Moose Jaw, SK; d. 24 Dec 1977, Red Deer, AB; m. James Barnes, 28 Aug 1954; he b. 22 May 1926. Children, surname Barnes:
I Cynthia Joan, b. 6 Nov 1958; m. Gary Lowell Cressey, 12 Feb 1983. Sons: Mark Allan, Michael James and Steven Lowell Cressey.
II Timothy James, b. 10 Jun 1961; m. Karen Ann Stinson, 3 Sep 1982. Daughter, Constance Joan Barnes, b. 28 Oct 1983.
Sources: 1891 census, South Norwich, Oxford Co., ON
Donald Edwin Mounteer, Nanaimo, BC