3123    MONTE8     (Freeman Willis7James6, Asahel5, Benjamin4, George3, John2, Johannes1), son of Willis and Minnie (Woodard) Oatman, was born in Oxford County, Ontario, 7 November 1886, and died in 1957.  He is buried in Forest Lawn Memorial Cemetery, London, Middlesex County, Ontario.  (His gravestone lists his name as Monta M.)


He married, 5 May 1920, Erie Butcher of Brantford, Ontario, daughter of A. Butcher; she was born 31 March 1898 and was living in Springford, Ontario, in 1995. She later m. William Franklin Hicks (see #1338).  Erie died 11 February 2000 in Dunville, Ontario, and is buried in Forest Lawn Memorial Cemetery in London.


Children of Monte and Erie (Butcher) Oatman:


5825    Joyce Luena, b. 29 Apr 1932; d. 19 Jun 1981, Cherokee Hospital, Hamilton, ON, of cancer; m. 6 May 1951, Larry Barton Culbert (he b. 10 Apr 1923, d. 19 Ar 2001, London, ON).  Joyce was a member of the 447 Air Force Association, Mt. Hope.  She is buried in Mt. Zion Cemetery, Hamilton, ON.  Children, surname Culbert:


A         Judy Luena, b. 1952; m.  William Morgan.  (Hicks Family Tree states that Judy first married Richard Smith Nov 1968, and gives a daughter, Connie Lynn Smith who married Robert Gillian Sep 1996; she married second Steve Earl Livingston in 1996.)


B         Jean Marie, b. 1957


C         Jeffrey Lawrence, b. 1967







Sources:           Family records

Obituary of Joyce Luena Culbert

Tillsonburg News, 13 May 1920

Gravestones, Forest Lawn Memorial Cemetery, London, ON

“Hicks Family Tree, 2718-2001" by Mrs. Doreen Smith, Tillsonburg, ON (2001)


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