Harvey Hostetter

16 April 1872–5 December 1939 (Age 67)
Thayer, Neosho, Kansas, United States

The Life of Harvey

When Harvey Hostetter was born on 16 April 1872, in Thayer, Neosho, Kansas, United States, his father, Harvey L. Hostetter, was 40 and his mother, Martha Edith Caldwell, was 41. He married Olive May Allen on 22 April 1894, in Jasper, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Tuckahoe, Jasper, Missouri, United States in 1910 and Galena Township, Jasper, Missouri, United States for about 10 years. He died on 5 December 1939, in Joplin, Jasper, Missouri, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Carl Junction, Jasper, Missouri, United States.

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Harvey Hostetter
Olive May Allen
Marriage: 22 April 1894
John Orley Hostetter
Josie Hostetter
Floyd W. Hostetter
Alpha Hostetter

Spouse and Children


    Olive May Allen


22 April 1894
Jasper, Missouri, United States


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World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 3

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1877 · Nicodemus is Founded

Age 5

The town of Nicodemus was founded by African-American migrants from Kansas in 1877.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 18

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

Swiss German: variant of Hochstetler without the diminutive infix -l-.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Harry Hostetter in household of Harvey Hostetter, "Kansas State Census, 1875"
  • Harry Hostetter, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Hary Hostetter, "United States Census, 1930"

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