Oscar Orwell Newhard

29 October 1871–8 November 1914 (Age 43)
Uniondale, Rockcreek Township, Wells, Indiana, United States

The Life of Oscar Orwell

When Oscar Orwell Newhard was born on 29 October 1871, in Uniondale, Rockcreek Township, Wells, Indiana, United States, his father, William Jennings Newhard, was 40 and his mother, Mary Ann Ashburn, was 37. He married Kathrine Belle Gingrich on 4 November 1900, in Wells, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Union Township, Wells, Indiana, United States for about 30 years. He died on 8 November 1914, in Uniondale, Rockcreek Township, Wells, Indiana, United States, at the age of 43, and was buried in Prospect Cemetery, Union Township, Wells, Indiana, United States.

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Oscar Orwell Newhard
Kathrine Belle Gingrich
Marriage: 4 November 1900
Christine Minnie Newhardt

Spouse and Children

4 November 1900
Wells, Indiana, United States


    Christine Minnie Newhardt


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World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 1

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1872 · The Amnesty Act

Age 1

A federal law which reversed most of the penalties on former Confederate soldiers by the Fourteenth Amendment. The Act affected over 150,000 troops that were a part of the Civil War.

Age 15

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Neuhart .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Oscar O Newhart in household of William Newhart, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Oscar O Newhard in household of William ? Newhard, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Oscar O Newhard, "United States Census, 1910"

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