Andrew Jackson Hosmer

Male2 October 1858–22 July 1947

Brief Life History of Andrew Jackson

When Andrew Jackson Hosmer was born on 2 October 1858, in New Boston, Wayne, Michigan, United States, his father, Andrew Jackson Hosmer, was 29 and his mother, Martha Caroline Eldred Hosmer, was 27. He married Letitia Fell on 17 December 1890, in Belleville, Wayne, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He immigrated to New York City, New York, United States in 1930 and lived in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1900 and Salt Lake, Utah, United States for about 10 years. He died on 22 July 1947, in Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in New Boston, Wayne, Michigan, United States.

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Andrew Jackson Hosmer
Letitia Fell
Marriage: 17 December 1890
Rawson Fell Hosmer Sr
Geraldine Hosmer

Sources (27)

  • Andrw Hosmer in household of Andrew J Hosmer, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Andrew Jackson Hosmer, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
  • Andrew J. Hosiner, "Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925"

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  • Marriage
    17 December 1890Belleville, Wayne, Michigan, United States
  • Children (2)

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    Siblings (11)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 5

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    1869 · Transcontinental Railroad Reaches San Francisco

    Age 11

    The first transcontinental railroad reached San Francisco in 1869. The Western Pacific Railroad Company built the track from Oakland to Sacramento. The Central Pacific Railroad Company of California built the section from Sacramento to Promontory Summit Utah. The railroad linked isolated California to the rest of the country which had far-reaching effects on the social and economical development of the state.

    1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

    Age 24

    A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

    Name Meaning

    English (Kent): variant of Osmer , with excrescent initial H-.

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

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