Oscar Zavin Ireland

Male4 March 1894–16 February 1991

Brief Life History of Oscar Zavin

When Oscar Zavin Ireland was born on 4 March 1894, in Kansas, United States, his father, Zavin J. Ireland, was 45 and his mother, Sarah Francis Morford, was 33. He married Edith Frances Redenbo on 24 August 1919. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in United States in 1949 and Hebron Township, Thayer, Nebraska, United States in 1950. He died on 16 February 1991, in Hebron, Thayer, Nebraska, United States, at the age of 96, and was buried in Chester Cemetery, Chester, Thayer, Nebraska, United States.

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Oscar Zavin Ireland
Edith Frances Redenbo
Marriage: 24 August 1919
Maurice Oscar Ireland
Wilma Frances Ireland

Sources (14)

  • Oscar G Ireland in household of Gavin Ireland, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Oscar Gavin Ireland, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"
  • Oscar Ireland in household of Z Ireland, "Kansas State Census, 1915"

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  • Marriage
    24 August 1919
  • Children (2)

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    World Events (8)

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

    Age 2

    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

    1898 · War with the Spanish

    Age 4

    After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.


    Age 26

    The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

    Name Meaning

    English and Scottish: ethnic name denoting someone from Ireland, from Middle English Irland, Irlond, Erlond (Old English Īraland). The country gets its name from the genitive case of Old English Īras ‘Irishmen’ + land ‘land’. The stem Īr- is taken from the Celtic name for Ireland, Èriu, earlier Everiu. The Latin name was (H)ibernia. The surname is especially common in Liverpool, England, which has a large Irish population. Compare Irish .

    Americanized form of Erland .

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

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