Robert Sydney Oaten1

#8305, (14 August 1879-28 May 1929)
FatherJohn Oaten1 (29 Aug 1837-10 Oct 1887)
MotherMargaret Isabella Anderson1 (29 Jan 1841-c 1899)
ChartsOaten Family - descendants
Last Edited7 Jan 2017
Robert Sydney Oaten
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Robert Sydney Oaten was born on 14 August 1879 at Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand.2,1 He was a pastry-cook and baker.1 He was the son of John Oaten and Margaret Isabella Anderson.1 He presumably lived with his parents at George Street, in Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand, in 1880.3 He presumably lived with his parents at Filleul Street, in Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand, in 1886.2 He presumably lived with his parents at Hanover Street, in Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand, in 1886.4

Robert Sydney Oaten married Ellen Maud Ethel Hordern on Friday, 13 February 1903 at Christchurch, New Zealand. They were 23 and 21 respectively.1

Robert died on 28 May 1929 at Glenomaru Valley, Otago, New Zealand, at age 49.1


1879BirthDunedin, Otago, New Zealand2,1
1903MarriageChristchurch, New Zealand1
1929DeathGlenomaru Valley, Otago, New Zealand1


Ellen Maud Ethel Hordern (13 Feb 1882-6 Sep 1968)


  1. [S372] GEDCOM file created by Arthur Russ, 21 April 2011.
  2. [S939] Iolene McArthur,"Oaten: The New Zealand Branch," manuscript, Oaten family in New Zealand , March 1995. Currently held by Tim Hill's collection, e-mail address p.7.
  3. [S933] New Zealand Directories,New Zealand (1866-1954), 1886 Otago and Dunedin Central p.32.
  4. [S933] New Zealand Directories,New Zealand (1866-1954), Stone's 1886 Dunedin p.32.