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.





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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