25     ISAAC OATMAN

 

 

25        ISAAC4     (George3, John2, Johannes1), son of George and Ruth (Wooster)  Outman, was born in Ripton, Connecticut, 17 September 1761, and died at Arlington, Bennington County, Vermont, 17 August 1831 at the age of 70.  He married 30 January 1783, Anna, daughter of Elisha and Martha (Hubbard) Brainerd, born 6 February 1765, died 24 June 1829 at the age of 64.

 

Isaac served during the War of the American Revolution, service being recorded in Vermont Revolutionary Rolls at pp. 319, 508, as follows:

 

"A Pay Roll of Capt. E. Wallis' Company of Militia for service done in the Year 1780.  [Private] Isaac Oatman, Total pay 0.5.4."

 

"A Pay Roll of a part of Capt. Elijah Galusha's Company of Militia in the town of Arlington, who marched for the defence of the frontiers of the State of Vermont in the month of October 1781.  Arlington, July 1st, 1782.  [Private] Isaac Oatman, Total Pay 1.17.8"

 

 

GRAVESTONES

 

                                    ISAAC OATMAN                                                     ANNA

                          Died August 17, 1831                                                   wife of

                                    Age 70 Years                                        ISAAC OATMAN

                                                                                                            died June 24, 1829

                                                                                                               age 64 years

                                                                                                            8 months & 14 days

 

Children of Isaac and Anna (Brainerd) Oatman:

 

104      Phebe, b. 18 Nov 1785

 

105      Arnold, b. 22 Sep 1788, Arlington, Bennington Co., VT; d. 8 Aug 1867, Tolland, MA; m. 1) Abigail Hayes, 14 Oct 1809; 2) Sarah L. Stiles, 2 May 1843

 

106      Ruth, b. 1790; m. (poss.) Jordan Gray, 13 Jan 1814.  There is a record in the International Genealogical Index of a Ruth Oatman who married Jordan Gray on the above date in Arlington, VT.  It has not been determined whether this is the correct Ruth, but it is likely as Jordan married her sister Martha after 1865.

 

107      Martha "Patty", b. 19 Sep 1791, Arlington, Bennington Co., VT; d. 14 Jan 1883; m. 1) 15 Mar 1810, Ruben Andrew,  son of Sylvestor (a soldier of Rev. War) and Mary (Weaver) Andrew.  Ruben was b. in Coventry, RI, 9 Mar 1782, d. Arlington, VT, 13 Sep 1865, bur. Arlington, VT;  Martha m. 2) Jordan Gray.  Children, surname Andrew, b. Arlington, VT:

 

A         Olive, b. 12 Jan 1811; d. 15 Mar 1864; m. 22 Oct 1838, Hawley Prindle (Zenas6, Zalmon5 . . . William1).  Hawley was b. 29 Feb 1812, Sandgate, VT, to Zenas and Hannah (Cogswell) Prindle, and d. in 1883.  They moved to Arlington, VT, Apr 1850, where Olive died and was buried in St. James Churchyard.  In Oct 1868 Hawley moved to Chillicothe, MO, where he d. 27 Aug 1883; he was buried in St. James Churchyard in Arlington, VT.  Per Prindle Genealogy, "He was a prominent citizen; filled several town offices; was justice of the peace in Bennington County, VT., for many years; and served in the VT. State militia, having been commissioned by Gov. Palmer as 1st lieutenant, 6th Company, 2nd Regt. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division.  He was a farmer.   Children, surname Prindle, born Sandgate, VT:

 

  I         Harrison, b. 19 Sep 1839; m. 1) Alice Miner; 2) Mrs. Phebe   (     ) Austin; d. 31 Mar 1901.

 

 II        Franklin Cogswell, b. 8 Jul 1841; m. 1) Gertrude A. Stickle; 2) Sarah A. Cranston; 3) Mrs. Fidelia E. (White) Mead.  He was an engineer.

 

III        Martha "Mattie", b. 9 Aug 1846; m. Reuben Barney, M.D.

 

B         Dorman (Andrew), b. 11 Sep 1812; d. 17 Nov 1894; m. 23 Sep 1865, Eliza Vaughn

 

C         Daniel, b. 27 Oct 1814; d. 19 Aug 1868; unmarried

 

D         Isaac O., b. 28 Apr 1817; d. 20 Dec 1872; m. 1 Nov 1842; Martha Rounds

 

E          Anthea, b. 1 Nov 1820; d. 10 Feb 1894; m. 10 Sep 1851, Nathan Hurd (Hard per Prindle)

 

F          Alvah O., b. 2 Aug 1823; d. 14 Sep 1854; m. Pamelia Oatman, 1 Nov 1848

 

G         Nathan, b. 22 Feb 1828; d. 20 May 1902; m. Martha Montgomery, 16 Nov 1852

 

H         Myron (twin), b. 25 Dec 1830; d. 24 Nov 1868; m. Charlotte J. Hurd (Hard per Prindle), 21 Feb 1856.  Had son, Alva, b. ca 1858,  Arlington, VT.  They were living with his parents and his twin brother, Byron, there in 1860.

 

I           Byron (twin), b. 22 Dec 1830; d. 9 Dec 1897; unmarried

 

108      Luther, b. 11 Sep 1793, VT; m. Polly Bowen, 24 Aug 1826, Shaftsbury, Bennington Co., VT.  Luther was originally said to have drowned in an accident on Lake Champlain while a young man.  However, in 1830 he was living in Arlington, Vermont, next door to his father Isaac, with three daughters; in 1860 he was in Port Huron, St. Clair Co., MI, age 63, where he was a farmer and living with Polly, age 62, born in OH.  Luther may have been a minister.

 

109      Mary, b. 22 Apr 1795; d. 14 Nov 1874, JoDaviess Co., IL; m. Arvin Bates, ca 1836 in NY; he b. ca 1797 in Bennington, VT, d. 14 Nov 1874, JoDaviess Co., IL.  Children, surname Bates:

 

            A         Nathan, b. ca 1838, NY

 

110      Elisha, b. 25 Sep 1798; d. 8 Feb 1860; m. Lucy A. Imus

 

111      Alvah, b. 17/26 Nov 1799; m. Aurilla Ames (she b. 1800, d. 1875, daughter of Nathaniel and Sarah (Smith) Ames).  Aurilla is bur. Woodlands Cem., Cambridge, Washington Co., NY

 

112      Sarah, b. 25 Aug 1800.  This is likely the Sarah Oatman who, in 1830, was the head of a household in Arlington, Bennington Co., VT, consisting of 1 male 15-20, 2 males 20-30, 1 female -5, and 2 females 20-30.  She later m. John B. Taylor, who was b. 1799.  Children, surname Taylor:

 

  I         Reuben A., reported to be in Washington Co., NY, 1837; when old enough to work by the month, he purchased a farm of 75 acres.  Drafted during the Civil War but paid $300 for substitute; m. Julia E. Kinney, 1866, d/o Asher Kinney and Anne Armstrong. 

 

113      Selden B., b. 26 May 1802; d. 24 Mar 1880; m. Orra Oatman (#354)

 

114      Ruben Bates, b. 3 Jan 1804; m. Sally Benedict, 11 Oct 1827

 

115      Polly, b. 1807; m. _____ Bates

 

116      Abagail, b. 8 Nov 1808, Arlington, Bennington Co., VT; m. Norman Martin,

15 Mar 1834, Arlington, VT

 

 

 

Sources:           St. James Episcopal Church, Arlington, VT

                        Arlington, VT, town records and gravestones

Family Bible records

Prindle & Andrus Genealogies          

"The State of Vermont, Rolls of the Soldiers in the Revolutionary War

1775 to 1783", p. 71, 318-319 [1904]

International Genealogical Index

DAR Application #153710

1790, 1800 census, Bennington Co., VT

1830, 1850, 1860 census, Arlington, Bennington Co., VT

History of Wyoming County, New York

                        DAR Lineage Books, Vol. 75, p. 92, Mrs. Martha Prindle Barney (#74259)

                        1850, 1860, 1870 census, JoDaviess Co., IL

 

 

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