Albert Edward Oaten

#158, (1888-2 May 1919)
FatherCharles Henry Oaten (1866-12 Apr 1951)
MotherCatherine Carroll (27 Sep 1866-6 Oct 1901)
Albert Edward Oaten
Albert Edward Oaten
     NOTE: The information on this page is my research to date and is subject to change as I become better informed. I very much welcome any corrections or additional info you might have - my email address is at the bottom of this page - Tim Hill.
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Albert was born in 1888 at the Melbourne suburb of Collingwood.1,2 He was the son of Charles Henry Oaten and Catherine Carroll.

Legend has it that Albert was born Church of England, but was brought up Methodist by the Battle family.

His mother died 6 October 1901 at the age of 35.

After the death of their mother, Lydia, Kate and Margaret went to live with the nuns in an Abbotsford convent (most likely Sisters of the Good Shepard) in about 1901. Their brothers went to a Catholic boys home in South Melbourne (probably St. Vincents de Paul), whilst the youngest daughter Alice initially went to live with neighbours until she was four.3 He was a boot-last maker in his adulthood. This was apparently with Raymond's Boot factory. in 1909.1,4 Albert lived in November 1909 at at 27 Reilly Street in the Melbourne suburb of Collingwood.1

He married Violet Barbara Cheyne, daughter of Robert Cheyne and Agnette E. Sörum, in a Congregational Church ceremony at 101 Gore Street on Wednesday, 24 November 1909 at the Melbourne suburb of Fitzroy. Witnesses to the wedding were Robert Cheyne and Charles Henry Oaten.1 Albert and Violet Barbara Cheyne, aged 22 became the parents of their first daughter Violet Agnette Oaten on Saturday, 18 June 1910 at Melbourne.5 Albert and Violet Barbara Cheyne, aged 25 became the parents of Mavis Lily Oaten on Thursday, 1 May 1913 at the Melbourne suburb of North Fitzroy.6 Albert and Violet lived in 1914 at at 15 Coleman street in the Melbourne suburb of North Fitzroy.7

Albert died on 2 May 1919 at the Emergency Hospital, in Campbellfield, Victoria, of pneumonic influenza that he had had for 6 days. A family story was that he had contracted bubonic plague after helping unload a Red Cross ship at the docks..4,8 His body was interred at Coburg cemetery on 3 May 1919 at the Melbourne suburb of Coburg.4

Children of Albert Edward Oaten and Violet Barbara Cheyne

Children
Last Edited10 Jan 2014
ChartsOaten Family - descendants
Barbara Nicholson - ancestors

Citations

  1. [S264] Victoria, Marriage Certificate, Registry of Births, Deaths & Marriages 1909 No.9213.
  2. [S8] Victoria, Birth Certificate, Registry of Births, Deaths & Marriages 1888 No.10476.
  3. [S267] Letter from Pat Lyon, to Tim Hill.
  4. [S265] Victoria, Death Certificate, Registry of Births, Deaths & Marriages, 1919 No.5273.
  5. [S8] Victoria, Birth Certificate, Registry of Births, Deaths & Marriages 1910 No.19210.
  6. [S8] Victoria, Birth Certificate, Registry of Births, Deaths & Marriages 1913 No.12239.
  7. [S483] Australia - Electoral Rolls 1900-1980, Division of Batman, Sub-Division of Fitzroy Central.
  8. [S602] Barbara Nicholson,.
  9. [S483] Australia - Electoral Rolls 1900-1980, Division of Batman, Sub-Division of Fitzroy Central 1919 p.47.