Oscar Russell Lacy

29 November 1886–18 February 1955 (Age 68)
Jerusalem, Yates, New York, United States

The Life of Oscar Russell

When Oscar Russell Lacy was born on 29 November 1886, in Jerusalem, Yates, New York, United States, his father, William G Lacy, was 36 and his mother, Annette Stever, was 34. He married Alice Ellen Culver on 14 February 1912, in Yates, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in Torrey, Yates, New York, United States in 1905 and Buffalo, Erie, New York, United States in 1940. He died on 18 February 1955, in Rochester, Monroe, New York, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Penn Yan, Yates, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

Oscar Russell Lacy
Alice Ellen Culver
Marriage: 14 February 1912
Margaret Ellen Lacy
Janet Elizabeth Lacy

Spouse and Children

14 February 1912
Yates, New York, United States


Parents and Siblings

    William G Lacy


    Annette Stever




    Minnie Lacy


    Hettie Bernice Lacy


    Annie Lacey


    Frederick Lacy


    Kathryn E Lacy


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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 4

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1890 · Woman's Suffrage

Age 4

An organization formed in favor of women's suffrages. By combining the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association, the NAWSA eventually increased in membership up to two million people. It is still one of the largest voluntary organizations in the nation today and held a major role in passing the Nineteenth Amendment.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 20

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Name Meaning

English and Irish (of Norman origin): habitational name from Lassy in Calvados, named from a Gaulish personal name Lascius (of uncertain meaning) + the locative suffix -acum. The surname is widespread in Britain and Ireland, but most common in Nottinghamshire. In Ireland the family is associated particularly with County Limerick.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Oscar R Lacy in household of William D Lacy, "New York State Census, 1905"
  • Oscar Lacy, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Oscar R Lacy in household of Allen J Davis, "United States Census, 1940"

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