Eliakim Oatman (102)

Eliakim (George, George, John, Johannes), son of George and Ann (Terrill) Oatman, was born probably at Arlington, Bennington County, Vermont , ca 1778. His date of death is unknown, but the last record of him was in Montville, Medina County, Ohio, in 1839. He married Lucy Stoddard, who was born 28 October 1781 in Pawlet, Vermont. After Eliakim's death, she married 2) William Davis, in Montville, Medina County, Ohio, 21 September 1842.

Children of Eliakim and Lucy (Stoddard) Oatman:

469 Julia Ann, b. May 1802, Middletown, VT; d. 13 Feb 1882, Auburn, NY; m. Pitts Hudson, 1818, Scipio, NY. He was b. 7 Oct 1796, d. 17 Sep 1846, and was a farmer. The Hudson family plot in Scipio, NY, has been obliterated. It was on a farm owned in 1947 by a Mr. Wyatt. Julia and Pitts Hudson were married in Scipio and lived there until he died. After that, Julia lived with her daughter, Alice Searing, in Auburn, NY, and later with her daughter Achsah Harter in Auburn. Children, surname Hudson:

A Nelson, d. 1860; m. ? ; Children, surname Hudson:

B George Babcock, b. 13 Dec 1822; d. 19 Oct 1897; m. Pamelia Ann Whitfield, b. 1827, d. 1919.

C Simeon, m. Annie _____

D Lewis P. (Hudson)

E John V., m. Mary Jane _____

F Lyman Oatman, m. Lizzie _____

G Alice, b. 8 Jul 1832; d. 7 Mar 1904; m. Leonard H. Searing. Children, surname Searing:

I Adolphus, b. 25 Aug 1855; d. 26 Mar 1907; he was a lawyer.

H Achsah, m. 1) Jacob H. Harter (he d. 4 Sep 1883); 2) George L. Reynolds (he d. 1910). Children, surname Harter:

I Mellie G., m. _____ Wells

II Julia, m. Clifton Mallory

I Richard N., m. Louise Cheney

J Delilah J., b. 2 Nov 1837, Scipio, Cayuga Co., NY; m. Roland Crapo, who d. 1890

K Aurelia, m. Jefferson Tripp. Children, surname Tripp:

L Elisha P., m. Martha _____

M Pitts O., m. Isabel _____

N/O Twins two died in infancy

470 Myron, b. 29 Oct 1803, VT (per death certificate); d. 21 Feb 1873, Bay City, MI; m. Sarah _____ (b. probably 1802, NY)

471 Albert, b. 1804, VT (per 1850 census, Tompkins Co., NY); m. Caroline Dumond

472 Alice, b. 25 Mar 1805; d. 17 Aug 1874; bur. with her husband in LeRoy, Genesee Co., NY; m. Elisha Parks in Wells, Rutland Co., VT. He was b. 23 Jul 1806; d. 27 Mar 1863. Alice and Elisha Parks left Wells, VT, around 1830 and lived the rest of their lives in LeRoy, NY, where Elisha owned a dry goods store. Both are buried in the old Myrtle Sound Cemetery there, as are Merritt, Frances and Richard Kellogg, and three of the grandchildren: Walter, Mary Susan and Harry. (These dates and those of their son Merritt were found in "Cooley's Abandoned Cemeteries in Genesee County". The information on Frances A. Parks came from the book "Genesee County People" under the name Kellogg.) Children, surname Parks:

A (Daughter)

B Merritt Franklin (Parks), b. 6 Mar 1834; d. 23 Sep 1856. Unconfirmed information is that he died of yellow fever in the South; bur. LeRoy, NY.

C Frances A., b. 16 Dec 1842; d. 19 Jan 1916; m. Richard Kellogg (b. LeRoy, NY, 28 Dec 1842, d. May 1882). They were m. 20 Feb 1868 in LeRoy. Children, surname Kellogg:

473 Sylvia, b. 14 Apr 1808, Chester, (prob.) NY (the state is omitted on the death certificate); d. 9 Oct 1881, of consumption; bur. Wells, Rutland Co., VT; m. George Potter in Wells, VT. He d. 20 Nov 1874, age 67 years. Sylvia's birth in "Chester" and subsequent marriage in Wells, VT, bears out the theory that for a number of years Eliakim Oatman and his family were back and forth between Chester (now Chestertown), NY, and Middletown (Springs), VT. Children, surname Potter:

A Delia M.

B James, m. Ellen Gorham of Poultney, VT. Children, surname Potter:

C Albert

D Merritt

474 Ann Terrill, b. 4 Dec 1809; d. 16 Apr 1889; m. Isaac Worden Babcock, 1830, in Scipio, NY. He was b. 2 Jul 1808, d. 30 Mar 1875, bur. Medina, OH. The first three Babcock children were evidently b. in Scipio, NY; the rest were b. in Medina, OH, after Ann and Isaac moved there in 1836. Children, surname Babcock:

A Sylvia, b. 24 Jul 1831; d. 27 Jul 1842

B Reliance, b. 13 Apr 1833; d. 17 Jun 1897; m. Hiram Bowman, 5 Apr 1859, Medina, OH. He was b. 20 Mar 1833, VA; d. 14 Aug 1902, Lorain, OH. Children, surname Bowman:

C George Washington Montgomery (Babcock), b. 13 Mar 1835; d. presumably in service during Civil War. No date or proof of death.

D Cornelia Jane, b. 16 Jun 1837; d. 1906; m. Charles Codding, a judge in Medina, OH. No children. Both bur. Medina, OH.

E William (twin), b. 15 Sep 1839; d. 12 Apr 1892, Kansas City, MO; m. Frances M. _____

F Worden (twin), b. 15 Sep 1839; d. 1914; m. Julia Turner. Children, surname Babcock: >G Harriet, b. 27 Aug 1844, Medina, OH; d. 28 Dec 1920, Cuyahoga Falls, OH; m. William Henry Hickox, 18 Nov 1869, Medina, OH. He b. 15 Mar 1842, Monroe Falls, OH, and died 29 Oct 1915, Barberton, OH. Both are buried in Barberton. Children, surname Hickox:

I Edith Fay, b. 22 Oct 1870; d. 23 May 1941; m. J. Bert Jackson, 5 Mar 1893. He d. 1983. No children. Both bur. in Akron, OH.

II William Roy, b. 15 Aug 1872, Medina, OH; d. 16 Sep 1953, Barberton, OH; m. 8 Jun 1898 in Medina, Josephine Blakeslee, b. 21 Nov 1876, d. 27 Jun 1953. Children, surname Hickox:

III Romeo (Hickox), b. 9 Jun 1884; d. 21 Jun 1939. Served in World War I. Unmarried.

H Cyrus Sawyer (Babcock), b. 1 Jun 1847; d. 5 Jul 1897; m. Helen F. _____.

I Alice, b. 4 Apr 1850; d. 10 Aug 1891; bur. Medina, OH; m. William Hobart, 1876. Children, surname Hobart:

I Viola "Mayme", m. Burt Warner. Children, surname Warner:

II Anna, m. Delbert Rickard. Two sons, surname Rickard.

475 Lyman, b. 8 Jan 1813, Rutland Co., VT; d. 9 Apr 1881, Medina, OH; m. Sallie Bean, 24 Apr 1837, Medina, OH.

Records in Medina Co., OH, courthouse
1850 census, Tompkins Co., NY
Death certificates
Records of Onondaga Co., NY
Records of Bay City, MI
Records of Tompkins Co., NY
"Cooley's Abandoned Cemeteries in Genesee County"
"Genesee County People"
Paul, Hiland, History of Wells, Vermont, 1869 (in Library of Congress)
Information from Bernard Vail
Family records of Ruth Hickox and Marcella Fisher
Research done by Barbara Hawthorne
1800 census, Vermont; Rutland Co., VT
Wells cemetery inscriptions, Rutland Co., VT (Jenks, 1978, 1980)
Corporate Minutes of Quaker Oats Co., Vol. 3, pp. 99, 160

According to information compiled by Frances Reyer and Bernard Vail, who are descendants of Julia Ann Oatman Hudson, oldest child of Eliakim and Lucy (Stoddard) Oatman, Lucy Stoddard's genealogical background is as follows:

1 Robert Foote, m. Joane Brooke; resided Shalford, Surrey, England. (Shalford is near Guildford, but is no longer on many maps.) No dates.
2 Nathaniel Foote, son of Robert and Joane (Brooke) Foote, b. 1593; resided Watertown, MA, and Wethersfield, CT; d. 1644; m. ca 1615 to Elizabeth Deming (she was b. ca 1595, d. 1653).
3 Mary Foote, daughter of Nathaniel and Elizabeth (Deming) Foote, b. ca 1623; d. after 1685; m. 1642 to John Stoddard. He was b. ca 1620, England, and d. Dec 1664. They resided in Wethersfield, CT.
4 John Stoddard, son of John and Mary (Foote) Stoddard, bap. 12 Apr 1646; d. 4 Dec 1703; resided Wethersfield, CT; m. 26 May 1674 to Elizabeth Curtis; she was b. 1649, d. 13 Nov 1691, Wallingford, CT.
5 Jonathan Stoddard, son of John and Elizabeth (Curtis) Stoddard, b. ca 1684; d. either 31 Aug or 13 Mar 1757; m. in 1717 to Abigail Wickham, daughter of Col. Joseph & Sarah (Satterly) Wickham of Killingworth, CT, and Southold, Long Island, NY. Sarah's father was Benedict Satterly who d. in New London, CT, ca 1689; her grandfather was the Rev. William Satterly, Vicar of St. Ide, Devonshire, England. Col. Joseph Wickham was the son of Thomas and Sarah Wickham of Wethersfield, CT; Thomas was b. 1624, d. 1688/89.
6 Zebulon Stoddard, son of Jonathan and Abigail (Wickham) Stoddard, bp. 3 Mar 1717/18; d. 19 Feb 1761; resided Wethersfield, CT; m. 21 Mar 1745, Abigail Hun.
7 Samuel Stoddard, son of Zebulon and Abigail (Hun) Stoddard, b. 5 Jan 1754, Wethersfield, CT; bap. 20 Jan 1754; d. ? ; resided at Canterbury and Salisbury, CT, and Middletown (Springs), VT; m. 11 Jan 1781 in CT to Millicent Carver; she was b. 11 Nov 1757, daughter of David & Susannah Carver of Canterbury, CT; David was b. 14 Sep 1713, d. 28 Mar 1793; they were m. Feb 1739. Millicent's paternal grandparents were David & Hannah (Dyer) Carver of Weymouth, MA, and Canterbury, CT, both grandparents being descended from early 17th century colonial families who settled in MA. The last record on Samuel was an application for a Revolutionary War pension in 1820. He then was living in Chester (now Chestertown), Warren Co., NY.
8 Lucy Stoddard, daughter of Samuel and Millicent (Carver) Stoddard, who m. Eliakim Oatman.

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