20     SAMUEL OATMAN

 

 

20        SAMUEL4     (George3, John2, Johannes1), son of George and Ruth (Wooster)  Outman, was born in Ripton, Connecticut, in 1748, and died in Arlington, Bennington County, Vermont, 28 September 1825 at the age of 77. 

 

He married 1) Hannah, daughter of Samuel and Ann (Moss) Wooster, 12 April 1769, at Oxford, Connecticut; she was baptized 26 October 1746, and died 24 September 1791.  According to an article in the New England Historical & Genealogical Register (Vol. 75, p. 185-186):

 

"Prior to her marriage she [Hannah Wooster] had a son by Abel Waters, viz., Abel Waters, of Oxford, b. in 1767, m. 25 Dec. 1788 Ruth Curtis of Stratford." 

 

"Descendants of Edward Wooster" further states that Elisha Wooster4 (Samuel3, Timothy2, Edward1), "bequeathed his entire estate by will to his 'nephew Abel Waters,' having previously (on 26 April 1788) given two deeds of property at Quaker's Farm [Oxford] to 'Abel Waters son of Hannah Oatman wife of Samuel Oatman.'"

 

Samuel married 2) at Arlington, Vermont, Susanna _____, who died 4 May 1825 at the age of 73.  She is buried next to Samuel in the Arlington Cemetery.

 

Samuel settled at Oxford, Connecticut, where his children were born.  He appears to have had a large estate and operated hotels in Oxford and nearby towns.  He removed to Arlington, Vermont, in later life.

 

 

 

GRAVESTONES AT ARLINGTON, VERMONT

 

                                    SAMUEL OATMAN                                     SUSANNA OATMAN

                   Died September 28, 1825                             Died May 4, 1825

                                    Age 77 Years                             Wife of Samuel Oatman

                                                                                                             age 73 years

 

 

 

Children of Samuel and 1) Hannah (Wooster) Oatman:

 

73        Samuel, bap. 6 May 1770, St. James Episcopal Church, Derby, CT; d. in infancy

 

74        David, b. 8 Jan 1772; bp. 19 Jul 1772, St. James Episcopal Church, Derby, CT; d. 23 Aug 1832; m. Betsy Clough

 

75        Elisha, b. 16 Mar 1774; bp. 5 Jun 1774, St. James Episcopal Church, Derby, CT; d. 10 Mar 1865; m. 1) Sarah Bates; 2) Damaris Smith

 

76        Isaac, b. 11 Apr 1777; bp. 20 Jun 1777, St. James Episcopal Church, Derby, CT; d. May 1850; m. 1) Mary Dayton Otis; 2) Sinai/Sina Mills

 

77        Sarah, bp. 11 Jun 1779

 

78        Daniel, b. 26 Jul 1780; bp. 7 Jul 1781; d. 28 Jul 1858; m. Ruth Thomas

 

79        Samuel, bp. 10 May 1783

 

80        Ann, bp. 11 Aug 1786

 

81        John, b/bp. 27 Jul 1788

 

 

Children of Samuel and 2) Susanna Oatman:

 

82        Patty/Polly, bp. 11 Apr 1793

 

83        Dyer, bp. 31 Jul 1796; d. 1877; m. 1) Clara Weaver; 2) Clarissa Beebe

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sources:           Records of St. James Episcopal Church, Derby, CT

Gravestones, Arlington, VT; Derby, CT; Hartford, NY

Various Oatman family records

International Genealogical Index

Register of Deaths, Town of Adams, NY

1810, 1820, 1830 census, Jefferson Co., NY

1790 census, Connecticut

1800 census, Bennington Co., VT

"Edward Wooster of Derby, Conn., and Some of his Descendants", New England             Historical & Genealogical Register, Vol. 75, p. 185-186

 

 

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