5852     MURRAY JAMES HARRISON OATMAN

 

 

5852    MURRAY JAMES HARRISON9     (William H.8Albert L.7Charles6, Darius5, Benjamin4, George3, John2, Johannes1), son of William H. and Erie (Chambers) Oatman, was born at Tillsonburg, Oxford County, Ontario, 11 January 1923.  He married Geraldine Lindsay, 28 December 1944.

 

Murray served in the Armed Services from 16 November 1942 until 26 January 1946 in Canada, England, France and Belgium.  He moved to New Westminster, British Columbia, in May 1947.  He learned plumbing and heating trade and worked at it for 32 years.  He retired in 1979 to Peachland, British Columbia, and ten years later moved to Kelowna, British Columbia.

 

 

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Children of Murray and Geraldine (Lindsay) Oatman:

 

7502    Mary Judith, b. 8 Jan 1947; m. Harry Knutson, 21 Apr 1967.  Children, surname Knutson:

 

A         Harry Louis, b. 21 Nov 1973

 

B         Todd Murray James, b. 26 Feb 1975

 

7503    Nancy Viola, b. 25 Mar 1952; d. Feb 1993; m. Robert Larry Findlay, 30 Jun 1971.  While estranged, Nancy was shot and killed while at work by her husband; he then shot himself.  Children, surname Findlay:

 

A         Tara Kim, b 16 May 1976

 

 

 

Sources:           Murray Oatman, Kelowna, BC

 

 

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