Oscar Donwreath Feltch

19 March 1847–30 August 1914 (Age 67)
Lisbon, Androscoggin, Maine, United States

The Life of Oscar Donwreath

When Oscar Donwreath Feltch was born on 19 March 1847, in Lisbon, Androscoggin, Maine, United States, his father, Cyrus Brackett Feltch, was 37 and his mother, Malvina Jane Turner, was 32. He married Isabelle Evaline Archer on 1 May 1872, in College Springs, Page, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He lived in Amity Township, Page, Iowa, United States in 1870 and Liberty Township, Ringgold, Iowa, United States in 1910. He died on 30 August 1914, at the age of 67.

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Family Time Line

Oscar Donwreath Feltch
1847–1914
Isabelle Evaline Archer
1852–1918
Marriage: 1 May 1872
Adelbert Norton Feltch
1873–1950
Ervena Lee Feltch
1875–1944
Stella Jane Feltch
1882–1968
Minnie Adelaide Feltch
1884–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1 May 1872
College Springs, Page, Iowa, United States
children

(4)

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(5)

World Events (8)

1854

Age 7

Historical Boundaries - 1854: Androscoggin, Maine, United States
1863

Age 16

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1865

Age 18

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Felsch:1. nickname from Middle High German vals ‘false’. 2. in eastern Germany, from the Slavic personal name Velislav (from velij ‘big’), which became Velisch, Felsch. 3. variant of North German Fölsch , Völsch , based on the Frisian-Low German personal name Fölske, Völske(from the common name component volc ‘people’, ‘tribe’); unrounding of -ö- to -e changes Fölsch to Felsch.

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

Sources (3)

  • Osker Felch in household of Cyrus B Felch, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Oscar B Felch in household of Cyrus B Felch, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Oscar D Feltch in household of Samuel K Mckee, "United States Census, 1910"

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