Clarence William Osgood

10 May 1879–
Leominster, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Clarence William

When Clarence William Osgood was born on 10 May 1879, in Leominster, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States, his father, William J. Osgood, was 22 and his mother, Annie Grace Chapman, was 20. He married Eva L. Standish on 7 February 1900, in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Henniker, Merrimack, New Hampshire, United States in 1910 and Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States in 1920.

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Clarence William Osgood
Eva L. Standish
Marriage: 7 February 1900
Irene Lillian Osgood
Marion Grace Osgood
Vance William Osgood
Clarence W. Osgood Jr.

Spouse and Children

7 February 1900
Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States


    Irene Lillian Osgood


    Marion Grace Osgood


    Vance William Osgood


    Clarence W. Osgood Jr.


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 2

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1905 · Treaty of Portsmouth Signed

Age 26

The Treaty of Portsmouth was signed on September 5, 1905 and officially brought a conclusion to the Russo-Japanese War of 1904-1905.
1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 31

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

Name Meaning

1 English: from the Old Norse personal name Ásgautr, composed of the elements ás ‘god’ + the tribal name Gaut ( see Joslin ). This was established in England before the Conquest, in the late Old English forms Ōsgot or Ōsgod, and was later reinforced by the Norman Ansgot.2 Jewish: adoption of 1 in place of some like-sounding Ashkenazic surname.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Clarence Osgood in household of Eva Garland, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Clarence Osgood in household of A W Elwell, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Clarence W Osgood, "United States Census, 1910"

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