William Oscar See

29 November 1891–20 November 1988 (Age 96)
Florence, Marion, Kansas, United States

The Life of William Oscar

When William Oscar See was born on 29 November 1891, in Florence, Marion, Kansas, United States, his father, William Oren See, was 23 and his mother, Minnie Inez Reed, was 24. He married Grace Elliott on 24 November 1919, in Idaho Falls, Bonneville, Idaho, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. He lived in Osage, Kansas, United States in 1895 and Victoria Township, Rice, Kansas, United States in 1910. He registered for military service in 1919. He died on 20 November 1988, in Idaho Falls, Bonneville, Idaho, United States, at the age of 96, and was buried in Idaho Falls, Bonneville, Idaho, United States.

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William Oscar See
Grace Elliott
Marriage: 24 November 1919
Florence Mildred See
Carrie Leah See
Minnie I See

Spouse and Children

24 November 1919
Idaho Falls, Bonneville, Idaho, United States


    Florence Mildred See


    Carrie Leah See


    Minnie I See


Parents and Siblings


    Minnie Inez Reed





    Purl See



    Ethel See



+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 5

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Age 16

Twin Falls County was founded 21 February 1907.

Age 26

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

Name Meaning

English and German: topographic name for someone who lived by the sea-shore or beside a lake, from Middle English see ‘sea’, ‘lake’ (Old English sǣ), Middle High German . Alternatively, the English name may denote someone who lived by a watercourse, from an Old English sēoh ‘watercourse’, ‘drain’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Oscar See in household of W O See, "Kansas State Census, 1895"
  • Oscar See in household of William O See, "United States Census, 1910"
  • 1900 KS: Oscar See in household of W O See, "United States Census, 1900"

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