Frances Isabella Onstott

20 April 1853–1 November 1910 (Age 57)
Ohio, United States

The Life of Frances Isabella

When Frances Isabella Onstott was born on 20 April 1853, in Ohio, United States, her father, Samuel Onstott, was 29 and her mother, Sarah Catherine Reed, was 29. She married William Dysinger on 23 July 1868, in Defiance, Defiance, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Mark Township, Defiance, Ohio, United States in 1860 and Crane Township, Paulding, Ohio, United States in 1880. She died on 1 November 1910, in Arthur Township, Clare, Michigan, United States, at the age of 57, and was buried in Arthur Township, Clare, Michigan, United States.

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William Dysinger
Frances Isabella Onstott
Marriage: 23 July 1868
Horace W Dysinger
Annetta Dysinger
Fannie Dell Dysinger
Eunice Belle Dysinger
Eliza Jane Dysinger
Ada Adaline Dysinger
Walter Daniel Dysinger
Jacob S. Dysinger
Charlotte Dysinger
Alford Dysinger
Forest Glenn Dysinger

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23 July 1868
Defiance, Defiance, Ohio, United States


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World Events (8)

1854 · Creation of the Republican Party

Age 1

A debate continues over the location of the creation of the Republican Party. Some sources claim the party was formed in Ripon, Wisconsin, on February 28, 1854. Others claim the first meeting of the Republican Party took place in Jackson, Michigan, on July 6, 1854, where the Republican Party was officially organized. Over 1,000 people were present and candidates were selected for the party, thus making it the first Republican convention.
1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Age 7

Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.
1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 17

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

1 Probably an altered spelling of Onstad .2 Possibly an altered spelling of German Amstad, a topographic name from Middle High German an, am ‘at (the)’ + stade ‘bank’, ‘shore’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Frances Onstott in household of Sam Onstott, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Frances I Dysinger in household of William Dysinger, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Frances J Onstott in entry for Eliza Jane Dysinger, "Ohio, County Births, 1841-2003"

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