3225    WILLIAM HARRISON8     (Albert L.7Charles6, Darius5, Benjamin4, George3, John2, Johannes1), son of Albert L. and Mary Frances (Hicks) Oatman, was born 24 December 1890 at Springford, Oxford County, Ontario, and died at Tillsonburg, Oxford County, Ontario, 10 October 1978, in his 88th year.


He married Erie Viola, daughter of James W. and Frances Anna (Collings) Chambers, on 18 October 1916, in Goshen, Ontario.  Erie was born 7 November 1896 and died July 1960.  Both William and Erie are buried in the Tillsonburg Cemetery, Tillsonburg, Ontario. 


Children of William H. and Erie Viola (Chambers) Oatman:


5850    Agnes Alberta, b. 21 Jul 1917, S. Norwich Twp., Oxford Co., ON; d. 13 May 1994; m. Sanford Earl Wardle 27 May 1937. Sanford was b. 20 Jun 1912, d. 13 Nov 1996. Agnes and Sanford grew tobacco at Rural Route 1, Otterville, across the road from the Springford Cemetery.  They later retired to the Wardle homestead in Springford.  Bur. Springford Cem., Springford, ON.  Children, surname Wardle:


A         Sandra Ann, m. Murray Followfield.  Children, surname Followfield:


  I         Donald, m. Sherry      .


 II        Brian, m. Carol      .


III        Darrell


 IV       Christine


                                                                          V       Greg, m. Pam _____.


5851    Pauline Isabell, b. 11 Feb 1921, Cornell, Oxford Co., ON; d. 24 Mar 1989, London, Middlesex Co., ON; bur. Aylmer Cemetery, Aylmer, ON.  She m. 1) Ray Learn, who d. 8 Jul 1971; 2) Maxwell Lindsay, who d. 31 May 1979.  Pauline worked and lived most of her life in Aylmer, ON.  In 1977 she was working for Imperial Tobacco Limited.  No children.  Picture.


5852    Murray James Harrison, b. 11 Jan 1923, Tillsonburg, Oxford Co., ON; m. Geraldine  Lindsay, 28 Dec 1944


5853    George, b. 1934, Tillsonburg, Oxford Co., ON; m. Wanda Freeman, 27 Apr 1957






Sources:           Family records

                        Vital Records of Oxford County, ON

Obituaries of Pauline Isabell Lindsay and William H. Oatman

Tillsonburg Observer, 26 Oct 1916

Tillsonburg News, 17 Feb 1921

Murray Oatman, Kelowna, BC

                        Tillsonburg News, 9 Mar 1977


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