3221    EDWARD FRANCIS8     (Amenzo7Charles6, Darius5, Benjamin4, George3, John2, Johannes1), son of Amenzo F. and Marietta (Kelly) Oatman, was born 9 January 1890 and died 4 September 1940. 


He married Flossie LiVella Addison, 14 August 1913, in Burgessville, Ontario, at her parents' home.  She was the daughter of R. C. Addison. 


According to the news article which described the wedding, Edward was "of Centralia, Wash.", and the couple would reside there. 


Children of Edward Francis and Flossie (Addison) Oatman:


5843    Beulah Frances, b. 14 Dec 1921; m. Paul Albert Sidon, 16 Mar 1946.  He was b. ca 1919, and d. 13 Jan 1982 in London, Middlesex Co., ON, son of Harry Sidon of Winnipeg, AB.  He was buried in Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens in London on 16 January 1982. 


5844    Edna Audry Marian, b. 2 Feb 1924; d. 11 May 1952; m. George Gordon Erskine, Sep 1949 (he b. ca 1890, d. Oct 1952.  Children, surname Erskine:


                                                A         George Leonard, b. 1950; m. 26 Jul 1969; Children, surname Erskine:


                                                                          I         Christopher Gordon, b. 1971


                                                                         II        Dustin George Harold, b. 1982


                                                B         Diane Elaine Turnbull, b. 1952; d. 28 Oct 1995; bur. Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens, London, ON.


5845    Homer Addison, b. 1928; m. 1) Grace Bernice Burt, Jun 1949; Grace was b. 1931.  Homer and Grace were reunited in 1995 after the death of his second wife.  Children, surname Oatman:


                                                A         Sharon Elizabeth, b. 1952; m. 1) Norman Gatt, he b. 1950; 2) Leonard Francis Elliel, 1997, he b. 1948.  Children, surname Gatt:


                                                                          I         Anthony James Lee Christopher Paul, b. 1973



                                                B         Ronald James, b. 1952; m. Anne Sequin, Nov 1980.  Children, surname Oatman:


                                                                          I         Hillary Anne Marie, b. 1981


                                                                         II        Geoffrey James Rae, b. 1982


                                                C         Larry Hugh, b. 1955; m. Richelle Marie Lauzon, Dec 1976.  Children, surname Oatman:


                                                                          I         Jennifer Lynne, b. 1977


                                                                         II        Danielle Marie, b. 1982


                                                D         Marlene Ellen twin), b. 1960; m. Gary Williamson, Nov 1984.  Children, surname Williamson:


                                                                          I         Craig Richard, b. 1987


                                                                         II        Kelly Brooke, b. 1989


                                                E          Mardele Rose (Oatman) (twin), b. 29 1960; m. Allan Muir, Nov 1984.  Children, surname Muir:


                                                                          I         Alana Rose (twin), b. 1990


                                                                         II        Jon Allan (twin), b. 1990


Homer m. 2) Velma Johanna, who was b. 3 Oct 1938 and d. 15 Sep 1993, bur. Royal Gardens, Victoria, BC.   Children, surname Oatman:


                                                F          Anthony “Tony” Homer, b. 1966; m. Michele Doucet,  Aug 1992.  Children, surname Oatman:


                                                                          I         Steven Michael, b. 1993


                                                G         Joanne Colleen, b. 1967; has son, Kyle James Oatman-Pringle, b. 1999









Sources:           Family records

Tillsonburg Liberal, 21 Aug 1913

News article, London, ON, in memory of Paul Sidon, 1984

                        Information from Homer Addison Oatman


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