1461    MARSHALL7     (Delos W.6Truman5, Benjamin4, George3, John2, Johannes1), son of Delos W. and Autha Oatman, was born ca 1859 in Oxford County, Ontario.


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.  1942, Kingston, ON; chr. 1943, Newburgh, ON; m. Jul 1966 at Ottawa, ON, to Ailsa Susan Newman (b. 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. 1973, Ottawa, ON


b          Mark William, b. 1976, Calgary, AB


c          Heather Susan, b. 1978, Calgary, AB


 II        James Michael Young, b. 1948, Kingston, ON; chr.  1951, Newburgh, ON; m. Jul 1975 at Halifax, NS, to Madelynn Welton, 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. 1980


III        Joan Elizabeth (Mounteer), b. 1950, Oakville, ON; chr. 1951, Ortona Barracks, Oakville, ON; m. Oct 1983, at St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, Calgary, AB, to Brian Doyle Gauld (b. 1955, Regina, SK, chr. 1956, Lakeview United, Regina).  Children, surname Gauld:


a          Colleen Margaret, b. 1987, Calgary, AB


b          Russell Murray, b. 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. 1948; m. Allan Gordon.  Son, Greg Gordon.


 II        Wendy, b. 1952; m. Craig Speirs.  Two children.


III        John, b. 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. 1951, Edmonton, AB; m. Jul 1974, Hazel Moira Hunt (b. 1951 to John Frederick and Mildred June (Sigsworth) Hunt).  Children, surname Staples:


a          Maril June, b. 1976


b          John Adam, b. 1979, Edmonton, AB


c          Lauren Patricia, b. 1982, Edmonton, AB


d          Mark Douglas, b. 1986


 II        Patricia Lynn, b. 1953, Edmonton, AB; m. Kim Maxwell Ward, Apr 1977 (he b. 1953, son of Maxwell William and Marjorie Doretha (Skelton) Ward).  Children, surname Ward:


a          Darcy Maxwell, b. 1981


b          Chelsey Lynn, b. 1985


c          Meredeth, b. 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. 1958; m. Gary Lowell Cressey, 1983. Sons: Mark Allan, Michael James and Steven Lowell Cressey.


 II        Timothy James, b. 1961; m. Karen Ann Stinson, 1982.  Daughter, Constance Joan Barnes, b. 1983.





Sources:           1891 census, South Norwich, Oxford Co., ON

Donald Edwin Mounteer, Nanaimo, BC





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