- Born January 13, 1845 in Ohio.
- Parents were CHARLES LOUIS ORTMAN and ELLEN COMPTON.
- Married SARAH ANN STORTS on June 25, 1863 in Fayette County, Ohio. Sarah was born in January, 1843 in Ohio. Her parents were GEORGE STORTS and SARAH FORSYTHE.
- IDA MAY ORTMAN, born about 1865 in Ohio.
- ALBERT P. ORTMAN, born in January, 1866 in Ohio.
- EDDIE ORTMAN, born August 4, 1869 in Jasper township, Fayette County, Ohio.