63     PELEG OATMAN

 

                                                                                               

63        PELEG5     (Daniel4, George3, John2, Johannes1), son of Daniel and Mary (Spencer) Oatman, was born at Arlington, Bennington County, Vermont, 20 September 1770, and died there 1 April 1813.  He married 1 January 1795 Sarah Millington, born 1774, died 21 November 1854 at the age of 80 years.

 

The family settled at Arlington where Peleg was a farmer.  He served in the United States Army for a time and was Sergeant in the 5th Company, 2nd Regiment of the 2nd Division on January 10, 1809.

 

In the 1850 census of Arlington, Sarah, age 77, was living with her son Daniel, and daughter Sarah.  She was most probably dead by 1860, but Daniel and her daughter Sarah were still in Arlington, where Daniel was a farmer. 

 

Children of Peleg and Sarah (Millington) Oatman:

 

201      Ira, b. 26 Aug 1796; m. Anna      .  In the 1850 census of Tonawanda, Erie Co., NY, is Ira Oatman, aged 55, born VT, living in a household consisting of George Pearce, 35, b. NY; Martha Pearce, 31, b. NY; George W. Pearce, 2, b. NY; George Edes, 32, b. England; Sarah Edes, 32, b. England; Ira; James McAle, 62, b. Ireland; and John Redshaw, 40, b. England.

 

202      Charles, b. 24 Jun 1797; d. 14 Sep 1797

 

203      Simeon, b. 8 Mar 1799; d. 6 Jul 1893; m. Martha Miller

 

204      Daniel, b. 24 Jan 1801; d. 29 Feb 1892; unmarried

 

205      Peleg, b. 23 Jan 1802 (1809 per 1900 census); d. 23 Mar 1905; m. Louisa Elmer

 

206      Andrew, b. 22 Aug 1804; d. 25 Jan 1853; m. Pamelia Corkins

 

207      Louisa, b. 7 Apr 1807; m. Jacob Sherman, 20 Oct 1834

 

208      Sarah, b. 1 Oct 1801; d. 10 Dec 1878

 

209      Laria/Sally, b. 1803

 

 

 

Sources:           Records and gravestones, St. James Episcopal Church, Arlington, VT

Family records

International Genealogical Index

History of Wyoming County, NY

1800 census, Bennington Co., VT

1850 census, Arlington, Bennington Co., VT

1850 census, Tonawanda, Erie Co., NY

 

 

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