203      SIMEON6     (Peleg5, Daniel4, George3, John2, Johannes1), son of Peleg and Sarah (Millington) Oatman, was born at or near Arlington, Bennington County, Vermont, 8 March 1799, and died 6 July 1893 at the age of 94.  He married ca 1822/23, Martha Miller, born 4 September 1805 in Cayuga, Cayuga County, New York, and died 15 December 1891, aged 86.  Simeon was a master carpenter and joiner.  Their first five children were born in Arlington, Bennington County, Vermont, and the last seven were born in Ontario County, New York.  Simeon and Martha Miller


Children of Simeon and Martha (Miller) Oatman:


811      Fanny Ann, b. 6 Aug 1824, Arlington, Bennington Co., VT


812      Marie Antoinette, b. 12 Aug 1826, Arlington, Bennington Co., VT; d. 29 Feb 1924, Waverly, Bremer Co., IA; m. Isaac Ganoung, 4 Jan 1849 in Waverly.  Lived in Lima, Livingstone Co., NY; Durand, Winnebago Co., IL; and in Black Hawk Co., IA.  Picture.  Children, surname Ganoung:


A         Martha A., b. 1 Jan 1850, Lima, Livingston Co., NY; m. Edmond A. West


B         Mary Ann, b. 13 Mar 1852, Lima, Livingston Co., NY; m. George D. Hursh


C         Oscar Franklin, b. 3 Jan 1854, Durand, Winnebago Co., IL; m. Ida Jane Carpenter, Sep 1877, Waverly, IA; d. New Hartford, IA; bur. Shell Rock, IA.   Wedding picture Sept, 1877, Waverly, IA


D         Fanny A., b. 12 Nov 1855, Lima, Livingston Co., NY; d. 15 Nov 1888; m. Andrew E. Hursh


E          Alonzo, b. ca 1856, Durand, Winnebago Co., IL; not in 1870 census.


                        F          Simeon Oatman, b. 6 Oct 1859, IL; d. 4 Jan 1946, OR; m. Mary Elsina Owen.  Children, surname Ganoung:


                                      I         Luda Ruth, m. in IA, probably Ackworth or Indianola, 12 Apr 1914, James Franklin “Frank” Mace, son of William Franklin Mace and Ada Grace Clark.  They met when he was in Iowa visiting relatives, and were divorced in the 1920's.  Luda Ruth had a restaurant in Stratton, Kit Carson Co., CO.  Frank died in the late 1960's in Denver, CO.   Children, surname Mace:


                                                a          Florence Marie


                                                b          Mabel Ellen


                                     II        Ethel Ellen, b. Jan 1891


                                    III        Samuel


                                     IV       Vestal Oatman “Doc,” b. 29 Sep 1898; d. 31 Oct 1962, OR


G         Sarah Evaline, b. 1 Oct 1861, IL; m. George H. Scott


H         Emily, b. 15 May 1864, IA; m. James Richard Clifton

I           Jane C. “Lottie,” b. 25 Sep 1867, IA


I           Grace A., b. 18 Mar 1873, IA


813      Achsah, b. 1 Dec 1828


814      Sarah, b. 5 Jan 1831; d. in infancy


815      Jacob M., b. 6 Jan 1833; m. Mary Geroe, 20 Jun 1857


816      Evelyn B., b. 22 Jun 1835; d. 5 Jan 1908


817      Sarah J., b. 30 Nov 1836; d. 9 Jan 1837


818      Peleg, b. 10 Dec 1837; m. Josephine Victoria DeLand, 5 Feb 1865, Seneca Falls, Seneca Co., NY


819      Sylvester J., b. 1 Aug 1841.  In 1860 Sylvester was in Victor in Ontario Co., NY, with the family of Missouri Humphrey, working as a farm laborer.


820      Edgar, b. 14 Feb 1844; m. Celista Adelaide Wyman


821      Charlotte, b. 19 May 1845; d. 12 May 1846, Ontario Co., NY


822      Winfield A., b. 28 May 1849, Ontario Co., NY




Sources:           Mrs. Clara Oatman Wooden, Springfield, MA (dau. of Edgar Oatman, #820)

Patricia Godsey, Springerville, AZ

                        International Genealogical Index

                        1860 census, Victor, Ontario Co., NY

1850, 1860 census, E. Bloomfield, Ontario Co., NY


                        Norma Meadows <meadows@cdsnet.net>

Aletha Frericks, granddaughter of Oscar Franklin Ganoung, email of December 16, 2004



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