Jacob M. Oatman (815)

Jacob M. (Simeon, Peleg, Daniel, George, John, Johannes), son of Simeon and Martha (Miller) Oatman, was born 6 January 1833 in Arlington, Bennington County, Vermont.

He married Mary Geroe, 20 June/February 1857, reportedly in Newark, Essex County, New Jersey.

Jacob and Mary were in the 1860 census of Aurelius, Cayuga County, New York; he was 27 years old and a carpenter and joiner by occupation. Mary was 23, born in New Jersey. With them was a son, Herbert, five years old, apparently either their son born before their marriage, or Mary's son before she married Jacob.

Children of Jacob M. and Mary (Geroe) Oatman:

2008 Herbert, b. ca 1855, NY

2009 Ackerman Geroe. It is possible this is the A. G. Oatman listed in the 1880 census of Middletown, Rutland Co., VT; he is listed as 31, a farmer, b. in VT; his wife, Salonia?, age 27, b. VT, and apparently a hired hand named Edward Haley, age 35, b. Ireland. Further checking is needed, as Jacob and Mary reportedly not married until 1857.

2010 Maggie

2011 Emma

2012 Maizie


Sources:

LDS Archive record submitted by Josephine DeLand Strong
Patricia
Ann Godsey, Springerville, AZ
Family records
International Genealogical Index
1860 census, Aurelius, Cayuga Co., NY

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