1648    LEWIS RYAN7     (Isaac H.6Elisha5, Isaac4, George3, John2, Johannes1), son of Isaac H. and Charlotte (Chapman) Oatman, was born at Belcher, Washington County, New York, 31 October 1867. 


Lewis Ryan was educated at the West Hebron High School and, after teaching for two years, entered the Albany Medical College from which he was graduated with the class of 1891.  His internship was served in Wards Island Hospital in New York City, where he had the advantage of a large and varied experience.  In 1892 he settled at Gloversville, Fulton County, New York, where he was in practice until the spring of 1900, during which time he was visiting surgeon at Nathan Littaner Hospital and president of the staff of that institution during 1899.  He was President of the Fulton County Medical Society and was County Physician one year and City Physician for three years.  In 1900 he removed to Greenwich, Washington County, New York, where he practiced, was a member of numerous medical societies and held many civic offices.


He married, 27 September 1893, Agnes Emeline, daughter of Rev. Abraham Wilson and  Laura Jane (Gilkerson) Morris, who was born July 1870 in Manteno, Illinois. 


Children of Lewis Ryan and Agnes Emeline (Morris) Oatman:


3914    Charlotte, b. 24 Sep 1895, NY; m. James Sanderson Hand.  Charlotte was graduated from Greenwich High School and, on 12 June 1920, from Goucher College, Baltimore, Maryland.  After their marriage, they resided at Stuyvesant Falls, New York.  Children, surname Hand:


A         George Sanderson, b. 2 Oct 1924


3915    Lewis Morris, b. 15 Jul 1902, NY; m. Florence Margaret Van Ness





Sources:           Family records

1880 census, Argyle, Washington Co., NY

1900 census, Cambridge and Greenwich, Washington Co., NY

                        1910 census, Greenwich Village, Greenwich Twp., Washington Co., NY

                        DAR Lineage Books, Vol. 83, p. 374, Mrs. Agnes Morris Oatman (#82979)



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