William Lowell Osgood

Male14 July 1879–30 October 1959

Brief Life History of William Lowell

When William Lowell Osgood was born on 14 July 1879, in Marion, Marion, Kansas, United States, his father, Jesse C. Osgood, was 42 and his mother, Sarah Wariner Hamilton, was 36. He lived in Doyle Township, Marion, Kansas, United States in 1880 and Converse, Wyoming, United States in 1950. He died on 30 October 1959, in Orin, Converse, Wyoming, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Douglas Park Cemetery, Douglas, Converse, Wyoming, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jesse C. Osgood
Sarah Wariner Hamilton
Clark Jacob Osgood
Homer H Osgood
William Lowell Osgood

Sources (12)

  • Wm L Osgood, "United States Census, 1940"
  • William Lowell Osgood, "Kansas, Births and Baptisms, 1811-1940"
  • Wm Lowell Osgood, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

Parents and Siblings

Siblings (3)

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.


Age 8

EARLIEST KNOWN BURIAL: Ned H. Paul BIRTH 1886 DEATH 19 Sep 1887 (aged 0–1) USA BURIAL Douglas Park Cemetery Douglas, Converse County, Wyoming, USA MEMORIAL ID 55942406

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 21

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

English (southern): from the late Old English personal name Ōsgod, Ōsgot, an Anglicized form of Old Norse Ásgautr, Asgot, from áss ‘god’ + Gautr a Continental tribal name.

Jewish: adoption of the name in 1 above in place of some similar (like-sounding) Ashkenazic surname.

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

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