78        DANIEL5     (Samuel4, George3, John2, Johannes1), son of Samuel and Hannah (Wooster), Oatman, was born 26 Jul 1780, Oxford, New Haven County, Connecticut, and died at Hartford, Washington County, New York, 28 July 1858 at the age of 78.


He married Ruth, daughter of Sheldon Thomas, of Arlington, Bennington County, Vermont.  She was born at Litchfield, Litchfield County, Connecticut, 21 July 1788, and died at Hartford, New York, 22 August 1862.  Ruth was living with her son Harvey in 1860.


The family settled at Arlington, Vermont, where they lived until 1808, when they moved to Hartford, New York.


Children of Daniel and Ruth (Thomas) Oatman:


280      Ann, b. 30 Dec 1807, Arlington, Bennington Co., VT; d. 21 Mar 1876; m. 1) Andrew McMillan; 2) Hezekiah Rexford.  Children, surname McMillan:


A         William J., b. 8 Sep 1836, Washington Co., NY; m. Ermina Woodhall


B         Martha Anna, b. 25 Nov 1838, Washington Co., NY; d. 25 May 1860


C         Ruth A., b. 8 Jul 1840, Washington Co., NY; d. 14 Aug 1912; m. George B. Shaw, he b. ca 1836, NY).  In 1870 George and Ruth (age 24, making her birth date ca 1846) were living with Ruth's mother, Ann Rexford, in Hartford, NY, with one child, surname Shaw:


I           Allen, b. ca 1863, NY


D         Andrew, b. ca 1843, Washington Co., NY


In 1850, the above children were using the surname Rexford, and were living with their mother and stepfather, Hezekiah, in Hartford, NY, where he was a shoemaker, age 38.  He apparently died before 1870.


281      Sheldon, b. 13 Jun 1809, Hartford, Washington Co., NY; d. 17 May 1900; m. Mary Higgins


282      Daniel, b. 12 May 1811.  The 1860 census of Arlington, Bennington Co., VT, lists a Daniel Oatman, age 50, b. VT, and his wife, Sarah, 59. 


283      Lodica, b. 23 Sep 1813, Washington Co., NY; d. May 1894; bur. Old Hartford Cem., Hartford, NY; m. Ransome Baker, b. ca 1810, NY.  Children, surname Baker:


A         Ransome, b. 16 Mar 1831


B         Daniel, b. 19 May 1832


C         Harvey, b. 10 Mar 1836


D         David, b. 8 Aug 1839


E          Dennis, b. 18 Jun 1842


F          Levi, b. 8 Jul 1843


G         Emmeline, b. 12 Apr 1844

H         Laura (Baker), b. 5 Apr 1850


I           Jonathan, b. 10 Jun 1853


284      John W., b. 1 Sep 1815, Washington Co., NY; d. 1894; m. Hesther Northrup


285      Leman, b. 10 Jun 1817, Washington Co., NY; m. 1) Mary Thomas; 2) Margaret Ann Gillispie


286      Harvey, b. 11 Jul 1820, Washington Co., NY; d. 27 Apr 1894; m. Juliette Northrup







Sources:           Oatman Bible owned by Mrs. Mary (Oatman) Inglesbe, Fort Ann, NY

Oatman records held by Arthur G. Baker, Rutland, VT

Cemetery records

International Genealogical Index

1850, 1860, 1870 census, Hartford, Washington Co., NY

1830 census, Walworth, Wayne Co., NY



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