5835 AMASA OATMAN
After serving in the U. S. Navy during World War II, he married Mary Ragusa, daughter of Sebastian and Sophia (Manduck) Ragusa; she was born 20 March 1926 in Brooklyn, New York. In 1973 Amasa and his wife moved to Lake Alfred, Wisconsin, where he operated a dairy farm and drove truck for Arr-Maz. He was a Methodist and Mary was a Baptist.
They retired and moved to Winter Haven, Florida, where on 30 March, 2004, Amasa died at the age of 77; Mary died the following year, on 28 November, 2005, at the age of 79.
Children of Amasa and Mary (Ragusa) Oatman:
7400 David Wayne, b. 27 Jun 1957; m. Frances Johnson
7401 Mary Elizabeth, b. 25 Jun 1959. She had a child b. 10 Nov 1978.
7402 Jennifer Kathleen. She had a child b. 26 Apr 1980.
7403 Daniel Matthew. David had a child b. 21 Dec 1987.
Sources: Amasa Oatman, Lake Alfred, MI
Oatman Links, July 1, 2006, Vol. 7, No. 7, Larry L. Oatman, editor