Charlotte Amelia Oaten

#211, (23 March 1874-17 March 1963)
FatherCharles Oaten (27 May 1843-24 Apr 1914)
MotherHarriet Louisa Roberts (1848-1884)
ChartsOaten Family - descendants
Last Edited3 Jun 2018
Charlotte Amelia Oaten - signature 1914
Source: probate for her father's will
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Her common name was Lottie. Charlotte was born on Monday, 23 March 1874 at the Melbourne suburb of Collingwood.1,2 She was the daughter of Charles Oaten and Harriet Louisa Roberts.

The young Oaten family moved to a four room wooden house in Victoria Parade in 1871. This house was just off the street, close to the corner of Young Street.

In 1871 they moved to Valiant Street in the neighbouring suburb of East Collingwood for a short while then to Hunter Street Collingwood. It was only when the family moved to Sackville Street in Collingwood in 1873 that they put down roots and stayed for 15 years.3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12,13,14,15,16,17,18,19,20,21,22

They initially lived in a wooden house on Sackville Street, right on the corner of Smith Street This house was rented from John Tulloch who lived next door. However, in about 1875 they moved two doors up to a house initially rented from a Miss Scott, and then from Thomas Latham, a clerk who briefly lived next door.21,20,17,13,6

Her mother died 1884 at the approximate age of 36. Charlotte was about 10 when this happened.23

She married William Charles H. Reaby, son of William Reaby and Margaret Sergeant, at her uncle's house at 'Eurobin' Myamym Street on Wednesday, 12 December 1900 at the Melbourne suburb of Malvern. She was 26 and her husband William was 25.24,25,26 Charlotte Amelia Oaten was listed as having an occupation of 'home duties'. in 1909.27 Charlotte and William lived in 1909 at at 15 Mary Street in the Melbourne suburb of Coburg.27

In Charles Oaten's will Charlotte Amelia Oaten and William Charles H. Reaby were named joint executors by Charles to handle his estate on 18 April 1913. No real estate but property worth £2,761 in the form of 32.2% share of his brother Henry's estate..28 Charlotte Amelia Oaten was listed as having an occupation of 'home duties'. in 1914.29 Charlotte and William lived in 1914 at at Munro Street in the Melbourne suburb of Coburg.29

Her father died 29 April 1914 at the age of 70. Charlotte was aged 40 when this happened.

The will of Charles Oaten, in which Charlotte Amelia Oaten and William Charles H. Reaby were named joint executors by Charles was probated on 26 May 1914.28 Charlotte Amelia Oaten was listed as having an occupation of 'home duties'. in 1919.30 Charlotte and William lived in 1919 at at Wimbourne Avenue in the Melbourne suburb of Chelsea.30

On 12 December 1925 William Charles H. Reaby and Charlotte Amelia Oaten celebrated their silver wedding anniversary on 12 December 1925:
"REABY-OATEN. - [Silver Wedding.] - On the 12th December, 1900 at Eurobin, Myamyn street, Malvern, the residence of bride's uncle, by the Rev. T. Fairbairn, William Charles, eldest son of the late William and Margaret Reaby, of Burnley street, Burnley, to Charlotte (Lottie), only daughter of the late Charles and Harriet Oaten. (Present address, Eurobin, Wimbourne avenue, Chelsea.)26"

She was listed as having an occupation of 'home duties'. in 1936.31 Charlotte and William lived in 1936 at at 79 Claremont Avenue in the Melbourne suburb of Gardiner.31 Charlotte Amelia Oaten was listed as having an occupation of 'home duties'. in 1949.32 Charlotte and William lived in 1949 at at 21 Westgarth Street in the Melbourne suburb of Malvern.32

Charlotte died on 17 March 1963 at the Melbourne suburb of Dandenong at age 88.33

Family

William Charles H. Reaby (27 Dec 1874-1959)
Children

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