When Clark Jacob Osgood was born on 12 July 1868, in Greenville, Bond, Illinois, United States, his father, Jesse C. Osgood, was 31 and his mother, Sarah Wariner Hamilton, was 25. He married Florence Martha Partridge on 27 September 1894, in Ellinwood, Barton, Kansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Doyle Township, Marion, Kansas, United States for about 70 years. He died on 17 August 1952, in Florence, Marion, Kansas, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Hillcrest Cemetery, Florence, Marion, Kansas, United States.
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.