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Son of Abraham and Margaret (Lansing) Oothout. Born June 30, 1780. Married Eliza Ann Nicoll, a lineal descendant of Colonel Nicoll, the first English Governor of the Province of New York. Mr. Oothout was an attorney-at-law, for many years residing and practicing his profession at Albany. During the latter years of his life, returning to Schenectady, he retired from professional practice, and died at his homestead June 27, 1846.
Courtesy of Special Collections, Schaffer Library, Union College.