Oscar Walton Coose

6 October 1847–18 February 1935 (Age 87)
Grainger, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Oscar Walton

When Oscar Walton Coose was born on 6 October 1847, in Grainger, Tennessee, United States, his father, Nicholas Coose, was 24 and his mother, Caroline Godwin, was 24. He married Ella Jane Foster on 18 December 1873, in San Saba, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Justice Precinct 3, Bandera, Texas, United States in 1900 and Hope, Eddy, New Mexico, United States in 1910. He died on 18 February 1935, in San Antonio, Bexar, Texas, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Medina, Bandera, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Oscar Walton Coose
1847–1935
Ella Jane Foster
1858–1941
Marriage: 18 December 1873
Stephen Austin Coose
1875–1946
Laura Ellen Coose
1877–1956
Mary Hellen Coose
1879–1964
William Dee Coose
1882–1978
Rosa Lee Coose
1884–1974
Oscar Wesley ( Buddy) Coose
1887–1963
Elva Josephine Coose
1891–
John Nicholas Coose
1894–1971
Lela Odessa Coose
1897–1964
Jack Virgil Coose
1900–1986

Spouse and Children

    Male1847–1935Male

    Ella Jane Foster

    Female1858–1941Female

MARRIAGE
18 December 1873
San Saba, Texas, United States
children

(10)

+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Nicholas Coose

    Male1823–1897Male

    Caroline Godwin

    Female1823–1858Female

siblings

(8)

    Harriet Elizabeth Coose

    Female1846–1895Female

    Male1847–1935Male

    Mary Ann "Mandy" Coose

    Female1850–Female

    William Coose

    Male1851–Male

    James Coose

    Male1854–Male

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1862 · Battle of Shiloh

Age 15

The battle of Shiloh took place on April 6, 1862 and April 7, 1862. Confederate soldiers camp through the woods next to where the Union soldiers were camped at Pittsburg Landing on the Tennessee River. With 23,000 casualties this was the bloodiest battle of the Civil War up to this point.
1863

Age 16

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 23

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

Name Meaning

Dutch: of uncertain origin. Debrabandere proposes D’Hoossche as a source; possibly a reflex of de Hoofsche, a nickname for someone with courtly manners.

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

Sources (3)

  • Oscar Coose, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Oscar Coose in household of Nicholas W Coose, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Oscar Coose, "United States Census, 1880"

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