Lafayette Oviatt

20 September 1843–16 March 1923 (Age 79)
Cherrytree Township, Venango, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Lafayette

When Lafayette Oviatt was born on 20 September 1843, in Cherrytree Township, Venango, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Cyrus Shumway Oviatt, was 26 and his mother, Elizabeth B Hall, was 26. He married Mary Jenette Laning on 18 May 1884. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Grand Valley, Eldred Township, Warren, Pennsylvania, United States in 1900. He died on 16 March 1923, in Eldred Township, Warren, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Eldred Township, Warren, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Lafayette Oviatt
1843–1923
Mary Jenette Laning
1868–1923
Marriage: 18 May 1884
Cyrus Clayton Oviatt
1890–1939

Spouse and Children

    Male1843–1923Male

    Mary Jenette Laning

    Female1868–1923Female

MARRIAGE
18 May 1884
children

(1)

    Cyrus Clayton Oviatt

    Male1890–1939Male

Parents and Siblings

    Cyrus Shumway Oviatt

    Male1817–1888Male

    Elizabeth B Hall

    Female1816–1857Female

siblings

(14)

    William Oviatt

    Male1836–1839Male

    Cyrus V. Oviatt

    Male1837–1852Male

    Female1838–1916Female

    Julia Ann Oviatt

    Female1842–1913Female

    Male1843–1923Male

+9 More Children

World Events (8)

1846

Age 3

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1863 · Battle of Gettysburg

Age 20

The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.
1865

Age 22

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

Name Meaning

English: probably a variant of Ovett, a name of unknown origin, which is found mainly in Sussex.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Lafayette Ovead in household of C S Ovead, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Layfayette Oviatt in household of Cyrus Oviatt, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Lafayette Oviatt in household of Cyrus S Oviatt, "United States Census, 1860"

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