3760    JAMES HARVEY8     (Harrison B.7, Harry B.6Lyman5, George4, George3, John2, Johannes1), son of Harrison B. and Lucena K. (Ross) Oatman, was born 28 January 1849, in Rockford, Winnebago County, Illinois (Ogle County, Illinois, per obituary from Southern Oregon), and died 8 August 1926 in Multnomah County, Oregon. 


He traveled to Jackson County, Oregon, in 1853, arriving there in September with his parents in a covered wagon, and settling in the Rogue River Valley, near Phoenix.  In 1870 he was living in Phoenix in Jackson County with Nathan K. and Lucy Ross, probably his mother's family.  He also lived with Samuel Colver of Phoenix, and served in the Indian Wars as a teamster.


On 31 December 1874 he married Priscilla Lucille Dollarhide "of Iowa" in Jackson County, Oregon; she was born in 1857, died 9 November 1932, daughter of Jesse, Jr., and Nancy (Mary) (Murphy) Dollarhide.  In 1888, he bought the Dad Little farm near Phoenix, sold it and went to Bonanza, Klamath County, Oregon, where he conducted a general merchandise store, moving to Portland, Oregon, November 15, 1891.  He built a home on his father's farm near Portland and also erected a store building and several cottages in East Portland.  He also owned a farm near McMinnville, Oregon, where he resided for several years, later returning to Portland, where he died 8 August 1926.  Living with them in 1920 were their daughter, Jessie Stewart, age 38, and a granddaughter, Thressa Bell, age 18. 



Children of James Harvey and Priscilla Lucille (Dollarhide) Oatman:


6250    Olive Huldah Isabelle, b. 16 Dec 1875, OR; m.       Larson


6251    Jessie Orlena, b. 5 Feb 1880, OR; m.       Stewart


6252    Lewis Berchett, b. 18 Dec 1884, OR


6253    Harvey Kinney, b. 25 Jul 1886, OR; m. Julia       bef 1914.  Harvey K. is in the Portland City Directories for 1913-1917.  In 1920 Julia is listed singly; possibly Harvey had died by that time.  He is not listed as a surviving child in his father's obituary of 1926.


6254    Pholia Harrison, b. 30 Mar 1888, OR; m. Blanche      ; d. 1967; bur. Goldenrod Cemetery, Tekoa, Whitman Co., WA.  In 1912, Pholia was listed as a painter in the Portland City Directory; in 1914 and 1915, married, he was an oiler for PRL&P.


6255    James Blaine, b. 31 Jan 1890, OR; d. Apr 1964.  In 1912 (Portland City Directory) is listed G. Blaine Oatman residing with J. H. Oatman.  In 1916 Jas G.B. and wife Louise are still residing with J. H. Oatman.


6256    Lulu Edna, b. 27 Jan 1897, Portland, Multnomah Co., OR; d. 29 Mar 1968, in Vancouver, Clark Co., WA; bur. 1 Apr 1968, Park Hill Cem., Vancouver, WA; m. Maurice Cleve Johnson, 14 Feb 1914, Hieson, Clark Co., WA.  He was b. 17 Jul 1892 in Battle Ground, Clark Co., WA, son of Charles Morrison and Margaret Alice (Harper) Johnson, and d. 24 Apr 1983, Vancouver, WA.  Maurice was married first to Jewell P. Thoke (b. 14 May 1894).  Picture Maurice and Lulu  Children, surname Johnson:


A         Jennie Beatrice "Bea", b. 4 May 1915, Portland, OR; d. 13 Mar 1987, Vancouver, WA; m. 14 Feb 1932, Roy Elsworth Duvall, b. 23 Jun 1910 to Robert B. and Mary Edna (McCollum) Duvall; d. Yacolt, WA; both bur. Evergreen Memorial Gardens, Vancouver, WA.  Children, surname Duvall:


  I         Lester LeRoy, b/d 24 Feb 1933, Vancouver, WA


 II        Beverly Ann, b/d 22 Jan 1935, Vancouver, WA


III        Sharon Marie, b. 1942, Vancouver, WA; m. Oct 1961, Henry Anderson


 IV       Loretta Jeanne, b. 1944, Vancouver, WA; m. in Kumtux Valley, Clark Co., WA, Dec 1962, Harvey Wayne Watson (b. 1943, Oregon City, OR, son of George Vincent and Bernice Rita (Graham) Watson).  Children, surname Watson, all b. Vancouver, WA:


a          Tyra Lauree, b. 1966; m. Mar 1985, Michael Huestis.  Children, surname Huestis:


  I         Josiah Michael, b. 1989, Spokane, WA


 ii         Shiloh Rose, b. 1993, Forest Grove, OR


iii         Naomi Jeanne, b. 1995, Forest Grove, OR


b          Tanya Marie, b. 1968


c          Tyler Wayne, b. 1971


B         Myrtle Orlena "Lena" (Johnson), b. 10 May 1917, Crawford, WA; m. 16 Sep 1939, Melby Harley Dietrich, son of August Fredrich Wilhelm and Lena (Raeder) Dietrich; he b. 12 Dec 1909, Felida, WA, d. 18 Apr 1995, Ridgefield, WA, bur. Evergreen Memorial Gardens, Vancouver, WA.  Lena was also married to Arnold Riegger.  Children, surname Dietrich, all b. Vancouver, WA:


  I         Brenda Louise, b. 1940; m. Jul 1961 in Corpus Christi, TX, Allan Angelo Seman, who was b. 1940, Cleveland, OH, son of Michael and Jennie (Forchione) Seman.  Children, surname Seman:


a          Tina Louise, b. 1962, Corpus Christi, TX; m. Nov 1981 in Cleveland, OH, Brian Patrick Masterson (he b. 1961, Lakewood, OH, son of Daniel Patrick and Bernice Louise (Palmer) Masterson).  Children, surname Masterson: 


  I         Nicholas Brian, b. 1982


 ii         Nolan Patrick, b. 1984


b          Troy Allan, b. 1963, Corpus Christi, TX


c          Tracey Lynne, b. 1965, Cleveland, OH


d          Tammie Lane, b. 1968, Cleveland, OH


e          Todd Angelo, b. 1972, Cleveland, OH

 II        Christine Adelle (Dietrich), b. 1942; m. 1964, William Anthony Kovaschetz (he b. 29 May 1937, Danville, PA, d. Jan 1986, Portland, OR, son of Harry Anthony and Helen Rose (Getty) Kovaschetz).  Children, surname Kovaschetz, all b. Portland, OR:


a          Aaron William, b. 1964; d. 10 Dec 1964


b          Baby girl, b/d 1966


c          Matthew Darin, b. 1967


d          Mitchell Ray, b. 17 Dec 1968; d. 20 Oct 1987


e          Dennis Lynn, b. 1972


III        Lynne Allisyn (Dietrich), b. 1948; m. Jan 1970 in Vancouver, WA, William Henry Jensen; he b. 1940, Logan, Cache Co., UT, son of Cyril Jay and Birdean (Dunn) Jensen.  Children, surname Jensen:


a          Keith Noah, b. 1971, Bremerton, WA


b          Sariah Anne, b. , Oakland, CA; m. Mar 1993, Lee Griffin.


c          Nathaniel Cleve, b. 1978, Oakland, CA


 IV       Del Melby, b. 1954; m. Virginia Jo Hessey; she b. 1945, Fallon, NV, to Sid, Jr., and Ruth Irene (Ferebee) Hessey.  Children, b. Vancouver, WA, surname Dietrich:


a          Genice Nanette, b. 1976


b          Bridget Ruth, b.  1978


c          Adam Del Melby, b. 1979


d          Kathie Jo, b. 1980


C         Cleve "Harvey" (Johnson), b. 2 Dec 1919, Portland, OR; d. 24 Aug 1994, Ridgefield, WA; m. 6 Sep 1938, Ruth Dunning; she b. 26 Feb 1918, daughter of Nelson Henry and Myrtie (Yager) Dunning.  Children, b. Vancouver, WA, surname Johnson:


  I         Marilyn Jeanette, b. 1941; m. Sep 1959, Robert Allen Condon; he b. 1939, LaCenter, WA, son of Robert and Myrna Condon.  Children, surname Condon:


a          Tamera Lynn, b. 1960, Vancouver, WA; m.  Dec 1979, Kevin Patrick Carmody.  Children, b. Portland, OR:


  I         Robert Michael Allen Condon, b. 1979


 ii         Nicole Rae Lynn Carmody, b. 1981


b          Tina Lori, b. 1961, Portland, OR; m. Dec 1984, Otoniel Ramiro Castano D      (div. Jul 1989).  Children:


  I         Tiffany LaChelle, b. 1986, Portland, OR


 ii         Kendal Charles, b. 1989, Portland, OR


c          Tarrie Luanne (Condon), b. 1963


 II        Wanda Colleen (Johnson), b. 1944; m. Sep 1962, Douglas Leon Stephens (div. Jan 1985); he b. 1942, Vancouver, WA.  Children, surname Stephens, b. Portland, OR:


a          Laurie Deanna, b. 1967


b          Lisa Susanne, b. 1971


D         "Charles" Maurice (Johnson), b. 19 Jun 1929, Kumtux, WA; d. 1 May 1949, Kumtux, WA


E          Edna "Gayle", b. 1935, Vancouver, WA; m. Richard Marvin Linn (he b. 1929).  Children, surname Linn, b. Vancouver, WA:


  I         David Eugene, b. 1956; m. Jan 1975, Joyce Kay Janssen.  Child, surname Linn:


a          Douglas Eugene, b. 1975


 II        Duane Richard (twin), b. 1960; unmarried


III        Wayne Merle (twin), b. 1960; unmarried










Sources:           Family records

Social Security Death Index

Information from Lynne Jensen, Boise, ID

                        Records of Goldenrod Cemetery, Tekoa, Whitman Co., WA



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