489     ALVA OATMAN

 

 

489      ALVA6     (Arnold5Isaac4, George3, John2, Johannes1), son of Arnold and Abigail (Hayes) Oatman, was born 17 March 1823 in Hartland, Hartford County, Connecticut.  In 1855 in Suffield, Hartford County, he married Sarah Isabelle, daughter of Henry and Sarah I. Pease of Suffield; she was born 12 April 1830 and died 30 July 1902. 

 

Alva was President of the Farmers and Merchants Bank of Hartford, Connecticut, at the time of his death from apoplexy on 6 December 1883.  He was buried in Cedar Hill Cemetery, Hartford, Connecticut.

 

Children of Alva and Sarah Isabelle (Pease) Oatman, all b. Brooklyn, NY:

 

1588    Richard Edward, b. 11 Mar 1856 (15 Nov 1856 per Weeks); d. 7 Mar 1925

 

1589    Henry/Harry Pease, b. 31 Mar 1858; d. 21 Sep 1858, Suffield, CT

 

1590    Laura Isabel, b. 21 Jun 1859; m. Charles Egbert Bailey of Coxsackie, NY, on 25Feb 1885; he was b. 12 Oct 1852 (20 Jul 1852 per Weeks). Children, surname Bailey:

 

A         Laura Oatman, b. 6 Oct 1886, Coxsackie, NY

 

B         Charles Egbert, b. 9 Nov 1889

 

C         William Alva, b. 12 Oct 1891

 

1591    Clara Abigail, b. 10 Aug 1861; m. William Lee Howard of Hartford, CT, on 7 Jul 1885.  Children, surname Howard:

 

A         William Lee, b. 18 Dec 1887, New York City

 

1592    Alva, b. 3 Aug 1865; d. 23 Jul 1930; m. Helen Bacon, ca 1902.  Alva was listed as a manufacturer of steam equipment in 1920 and retired in 1930, living in Manhattan.  One daughter, surname Oatman:

 

                        A         Elizabeth, b. ca 1912, NY

 

 

 

 

Sources:           Weeks, Harriet Morse, Descendants of Richard Hayes of Lyme, Connecticut,

through his son, Titus Hayes [1904]

Family records

                        1910, 1920, 1930 census, Manhattan, New York City, NY

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