Oscar Oaks

9 July 1885–6 August 1907 (Age 22)
Taylor, Jackson, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Oscar

When Oscar Oaks was born on 9 July 1885, in Taylor, Jackson, Wisconsin, United States, his father, William Alonzo Oaks, was 35 and his mother, Jane King Quick, was 27. He married Alice Marteau on 17 June 1907, in Winona, Minnesota, United States. He died on 6 August 1907, in La Crosse, La Crosse, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 22.

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Oscar Oaks
Alice Marteau
Marriage: 17 June 1907

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    Alice Marteau


17 June 1907
Winona, Minnesota, United States

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World Events (7)


Age 1

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1886 · Giving Working Men a Union

Age 1

The largest union group in the United States during the first half of the 20th century. It still exists today but merged with The Congress of Industrial Organization.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 11

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

1 English: variant spelling of Oakes .2 Americanized form of Jewish Ochs .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Oscar Oakes in household of Alonso Oakes, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Oscar Oakes in household of Alanzo Oakes, "Wisconsin, State Census, 1905"
  • Oscar W Oakes, "Minnesota, County Marriages, 1860-1949"

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