1. Captain BENJAMIN OATMAN (son of GEORGE and RUTH (WOOSTER) OATMAN) was born 1755 in Ripton CT. He was a veteran of the Revolutionary War. He settled on a farm at Adams Center in Jefferson County in 1807. BENJAMIN OATMAN died 3 Jan or 1 Mar 1816 at Adams Center, aged 60 years, and was buried in the Honeyville Cemetery there. He married BETHIA SMITH who died 28 Feb 1848 aged 93 years and is buried in the Honeyville Cemetery with her husband. Children, OATMAN: 2 i BENJAMIN OATMAN married SADIE WILSON 3 ii SARAH OATMAN + 4 iii ASAHEL OATMAN 5 iv DARIUS/DANIEL OATMAN married RUTH (---) 6 v OSCAR OATMAN 7 vi GEORGE OATMAN married ELIZABETH WILSON (HARTSON/WINDOW) 8 vii DAVID OATMAN married BETTY CLOUGH + 9 viii TRUMAN OATMAN + 10 ix ELIJAH OATMAN + 11 x ELIAS OATMAN married ELIZA BUNCE 4. ASAHEL OATMAN, (son of Captain BENJAMIN and BETHIA (SMITH) OATMAN) was born 8 Feb 1784 at Hartford, Washington County NY. He settled in Jefferson County, possibly Brownville. He was a farmer, hunter and trapper, and was said to have made considerably money selling venison in Albany. He died 1 Dec 1856 aged 72 years. He married SARAH (---), who was born 7 Nov 1783 and died 11 Jun 1853 aged 70 years. Children, OATMAN: 12 i HORACE OATMAN 13 ii ASHAEL OATMAN married POLLY (---) 14 iii LODICA OATMAN 14 iv PARKER OATMAN married (1) NANCY HICKS; (2) LUCINIA AUSTIN 15 v JAMES OATMAN married POLLY McCOLLOW 16 vi LYDIA OATMAN 17 vii SALLY ANN OATMAN 18 viii ELIZA OATMAN 20 ix RUBEN OATMAN married RACHEL INGALLS 21 x ROSWELL OATMAN married EMELINE HICKS 22 xi PHEBE OATMAN 23 xii BETSEY OATMAN 9. TRUMAN OATMAN (son of Captain BENJAMIN and BETHIA (SMITH) OATMAN) was born 1787, reportedly in Jefferson County. The family settled at Adams Center. He served in the War of 1812, and died 20 Mar 1843 at the age of 56 years. He married ORRA PERRY who was born 1790 and died 22 Nov 1861 at the age of 71 years. Children, OATMAN: 24 i TRUMAN OATMAN, Jr married FANNIE ELLIS 25 ii GAINES/GAIUS OATMAN married ELIZA (---) 26 iii LEONARD OATMAN married HULDAH BARNARD, daughter of EDWARD and HANNAH (HUNT) BARNARD 27 iv DANIEL OATMAN 28 v SILAS OATMAN 29 vi EZRA OATMAN married MANDY SOPHER 30 vii LUCY OATMAN married SILAS CHAMBERLAIN 31 viii PHILUNDA OATMAN married ZEBA BUELL 10. ELIJAH OATMAN, (son of Captain BENJAMIN and BETHIA (SMITH) OATMAN) was born 29 Aug 1778. He served in the War of 1812 as shown from a claim for $33.00 which he submitted for military clothing and equipment used in the service. He died 29 Jan 1860 aged 81 years, and was buried in the Honeyville Cemetery. He married (1) POLLY HORTH, (daughter of FRANCIS and LUCY (DIXON) HORTH) who was born 1785. She died 30 Jul 1824 at the age of 39 years. Child, OATMAN 32 i LOVINA OATMAN married (1) TIMOTHY BUNCE; (2) ALONZO GREENE He married (2) LYDIA RICHARDS Children, OATMAN: 33 ii LOREN OATMAN married CARASIA (CLARISSA?) GETMAN 34 iii WILLIAM OATMAN 35 iv JULIE OATMAN 36 v HARRIETTE OATMAN 11. ELIAS OATMAN, (son of Captain BENJAMIN and BETHIA (SMITH) OATMAN) was born 1799 Washington County NY. He died 13 Jul 1884 aged 85 at Adams Center and was buried at Adams State Road Cemetery. He married 1820 ELIZA BUNCE, (daughter of THEODORE and JEMIMA (BARBER) BUNCE. She was born 12 Dec 1801 and died 20 Dec 1896 aged 94 at Adams Center and was buried at Adams State Road Cemetery Children, OATMAN: 37 i EDWARD OATMAN married PHILA A. PARKER 38 ii WALTER OATMAN married MARTH ANN HODGES 39 iii HENRY C. OATMAN married SOPHRONIA (---) 40 iv ELIZA A. OATMAN married (---) HOWE/HOUSE 41 v LOUELLA OATMAN
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