Ottman, Dewitt Gilbert

Male 1842 - 1930  (87 years)


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  • Name Ottman, Dewitt Gilbert   [1
    Born 19 Jan 1842  Clay, Onondaga, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1876  New Haven, Olmsted, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Built a frame house.  
    Died 14 Jan 1930  Olmsted County, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried Center Grove Cemetery, Douglas, Olmsted, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Dewitt and Kate lived two years at Winfield Scott Basset House west of Douglas. Built a log cabin on 31 acres of land across road from Clark and Laura Jane Phelps. Eventually their land holdings increased to 195 acres. [1]
    Person ID I164  Martin-Bloom
    Last Modified 27 Jun 2013 

    Father Ottman, William,   b. 26 May 1806, Mohawk River Valley, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1889  (Age 82 years) 
    Mother Hiller, Maria,   b. 1805, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1888, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Family ID F66  Group Sheet

    Family Phelps, Elma Julina,   b. 24 May 1846, Oswego County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Oct 1923, Olmsted County, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Married 29 Nov 1872  Pine Island, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
    +1. Ottman, Nellie Marion,   b. 11 Nov 1873, New Haven, Olmsted, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Apr 1959, Montevideo, Chippewa, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
    +2. Ottman, Nettie,   b. 5 Nov 1877, Olmsted County, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Dec 1959, Fortuna, Humboldt, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
    Last Modified 27 Jun 2013 
    Family ID F64  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 19 Jan 1842 - Clay, Onondaga, New York Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Built a frame house. - 1876 - New Haven, Olmsted, Minnesota Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 14 Jan 1930 - Olmsted County, Minnesota Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Center Grove Cemetery, Douglas, Olmsted, Minnesota Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Ottman, Dewitt G.
    Dewitt G. Ottman
    Ottman, Dewitt G.
    Ottman, Dewitt G.
    Nellie Ottman Wilson wrote on the back: "Dewitt Gilbert Ottman".

    Documents
    Detail from 1896 plat map of New Haven Township, Olmsted, Minnesota
    Detail from 1896 plat map of New Haven Township, Olmsted, Minnesota
    This map shows the lands of Clark Phelps, Charles Phelps, Dewitt Ottman (m. Elma J. Phelps), J. Sidney Ottman (Dewitt's brother), and George Fryer (m. Ellen Phelps) around the village of Genoa. The Center Grove Cemetery is just west of Douglas.

    Headstones
    Phelps and Ottman Gravestones
    Phelps and Ottman Gravestones
    L to R: John M. Ottman and Elvira Phelps Ottman pillar, Dewitt G. Ottman and Elma J. Phelps Ottman stone, and Clark Phelps and Laura J. Keeler Phelps pillar.
    Ottman, Dewitt G. and Elma J Phelps
    Ottman, Dewitt G. and Elma J Phelps
    Gravestone

  • Sources 
    1. [S20] Dewitt and Elma Ottman Family, Viktor Ottman Wilson, (Privately Published, 1988, Printed by the Johnson Company, Rochester, MN 55901), pp. 13-15.

    2. [S11] Minnesota Hist. Soc. Death Certificate Index, certid# 1930-MN-009716.


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