Susan Levina Oster

25 October 1855–25 June 1905 (Age 49)
Mirabile, Caldwell, Missouri, United States

The Life of Susan Levina

When Susan Levina Oster was born on 25 October 1855, in Mirabile, Caldwell, Missouri, United States, her father, Conrad Silbaugh Oster, was 39 and her mother, Mary Ann Hayes, was 35. She married Stephen Emanuel Cox on 26 August 1875, in Braymer, Caldwell, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Missouri, United States in 1870 and Davis Township, Caldwell, Missouri, United States for about 20 years. She died on 25 June 1905, in Braymer, Caldwell, Missouri, United States, at the age of 49, and was buried in Braymer, Caldwell, Missouri, United States.

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Stephen Emanuel Cox
Susan Levina Oster
Marriage: 26 August 1875
Simon Peter Cox
Lydia Adella Cox
Ruth Jane Cox
Elmer Ellsworth Cox
Dora Bernice Cox
Ollie Cox
Stephen Clyde Cox
Daniel Everett Cox
Rolland Arnold Cox
Nellie Blossom Cox
LaVina Claudene Cox
Thomas Theodore Roosevelt Cox
Ralph Wayne Cox

Spouse and Children

26 August 1875
Braymer, Caldwell, Missouri, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 5

In 1860, the Pony Express used men riding on horseback to carry mail between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California.

Age 8

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 15

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 Swedish (Öster) and German: topographic name from Swedish öster, Middle Low German and Middle High German ōster ‘eastern’, denoting someone who lived to the east of a settlement or who had come there from the east. In many cases the Swedish name is probably ornamental.2 German: nickname for someone who had a connection with the festival of Easter (for example, someone who was born or baptized at that time), from Oster ‘Easter’.3 Jewish (Ashkenazic): topographic or ornamental name from German Ost ‘east’ or ornamental name from German Oster ‘Easter’; compare 1 and 3.

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

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Sources (3)

  • S L Oster in household of Coonrod Oster, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Susan Oster in household of Conrad Oster, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Susan L Cox in household of Stephen Cox, "United States Census, 1900"

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