Edward (Elias, Benjamin, George, John, Johannes), son of Elias and Eliza (Bunce) Oatman, was born December 1827/28 in Jefferson County, New York, and died in 1912. His gravestone is said to give his birth year as 1839, but census records indicate that is incorrect. He and his wife are both buried in State Road (Honeyville) Cemetery, Adams Center, New York.
Edward was a farmer and a lawyer. He married, ca 1858, Phila A., daughter of Richard Carlton and Prudence (Smith) Parker. Phila was born September 1837 in Canada and died at age 74, about 15 August 1912; her funeral was held 16 August 1912. She was born in Canada in 1837.
Children of Edward and Phila (Parker) Oatman, b. Jefferson Co., NY:
1475 Homer J., b. 24 Feb 1858; d. 30 Jan 1936, Adams, NY; m. Ida Naomi Hurd
1476 Franklin D., b. Mar 1860; m. ca 1896, Basha _____ (b. Aug 1873). He was a house painter.
1477 Charles P., b. Apr 1863, NY; m. ca 1886, Marie _____ (b. Dec 1862). Children, surname Oatman:
A Harvey, b. Jun 1894, NY
1478 Minnie, b. ca 1866
1479 William F., b. Jul 1870, NY; m. Dec 1900, Bertha E. Whitford. Bertha b. 7 Nov 1874, Rodman, NY, to Albert and Rose (Green) Whitford, and d. 6 Jun 1944 in Adams Center. They farmed in Rodman, Jefferson Co., NY, in 1900, moving to Adams Center ca 1921. Both buried in Union Cemetery, Adams Center, NY.
1480 Otis J., b. Jul 1873, NY
1481 Nettie, b. Sep 1876, NY; m. Charles B. Morse, 2 Sep 1882, Menominee Co., MI
1482 Martha "Mattie", b. ca 1879 (7 months old in 1880 census; not in 1900 census)
1483 Edward, b. Nov 1896, NY
International Genealogical Index
1860, 1870, 1900 census, Adams, Jefferson Co., NY
1880, 1900 census, Rodman, Jefferson Co., NY
Obituary of Homer J. Oatman, 3 Feb 1939
Obituary of Martha Ann Parker Oatman, sister to Phila Parker Oatman
Obituary of Bertha Whitford Oatman, 1944