1728     IRA OATMAN



1728    IRA7, Leaman6, Ruben Bates5Isaac4, George3, John2, Johannes1), son of Leaman and Ann Eliza (Parson) Oatman, was born 22 Oct 1873 in Neenah, Winnebago County, Wisconsin, and died 14 Aug 1952.  He married first, Nellie Beda Shoberg on 5 Nov 1892; she died 18 Mar 1895.  He then married Jane Cynthia Collins, 27 Jun 1899. (the 1900 census indicates Ira was unmarried so this date may be incorrect).  She was born 19 Apr 1877 in Minnesota and died 22 Dec 1931.


Ira was a blacksmith by trade in Kingston, MN, until 1912, when he sold out and moved to Clearwater, MN.  There he bought the shop from Mr. Whitney, where he had learned the trade.  He was forced to retire in late 1945 due to ill health.



Children of Ira and Nellie Beda (Shoberg) Oatman:


4100    Vernon R., b. ca 1894, MN.  This son is not listed with Ira in 1900 or 1910 census, but is living with them in 1920, Clearwater, Wright Co., MN.



Children of Ira and Jane Cynthia (Collins) Oatman:


4101    Mary M., b. ca 1901, MN; m. Joe E. Anderson, 21 Jul 1923, Sherburne Co., MN.  Joe died before 1930 census.  Children, surname Anderson:


                        A         James E., b. ca 1925, MN


4102    Theresa R., b. ca 1902, MN


4103    Orrin L., b. 1904, MN


4104    Raymond, b. ca 1908, MN


4105    Clinton D., b. ca 1910, MN


4106    Harold B., b. ca 1912, MN


4107    Ira Fenton, b. ca 1915, MN


4108    Glenna May, b. ca 1920, MN




Sources:           1900 census, Kingston, Meeker Co., MN

                        1910 census, Kingston Twp., Meeker Co., MN

                        1920, 1930 census, Clearwater, Wright Co., MN

                        Marriage records of Sherburne Co., MN

                        Family records


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