Fannie Anna Ostroff

Female28 September 1897–25 July 1977

Brief Life History of Fannie Anna

When Fannie Anna Ostroff was born on 28 September 1897, in Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland, United States, her father, Abraham Julias Ostroff, was 38 and her mother, Caroline Rebecca Spiegelman, was 33. She married Mack Jassay Margolin about 1919, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Atlantic City, Atlantic, New Jersey, United States in 1900. She died on 25 July 1977, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 79.

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Mack Jassay Margolin
Fannie Anna Ostroff
Marriage: about 1919
Robert Joel Margolin

Sources (12)

  • Fanny Ostraf in household of Abraham Ostraf, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Fannie Anna Ostroff - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: Fannie Anna Ostroff
  • Fannie A Margolin, "California Death Index, 1940-1997"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1919Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States
  • Children (1)

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    Siblings (6)

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    World Events (8)

    1898 · War with the Spanish

    Age 1

    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 6

    The Public Service Corporation (PSC) was formed on May 6, 1903. The company began as a merger of a power company with four different trolley companies. PSC would ultimately combine with over 400 other companies.

    1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

    Age 21

    To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Jewish Hyman, Isadore, Meyer, Myer.

    Westernized form of Jewish (Ashkenazic) Ostrov .

    American shortened and altered form of Russian, Ukrainian, Belorussian, and Jewish Ostrovsky .

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

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