Charles Oscar Oster

Male23 April 1875–8 March 1958

Brief Life History of Charles Oscar

When Charles Oscar Oster was born on 23 April 1875, in Livingston, Missouri, United States, his father, William J Oster, was 31 and his mother, Eliza Jane Phillips, was 28. He had at least 1 son and 2 daughters with Pearl Warner. He lived in Monroe Township, Livingston, Missouri, United States in 1880 and Fairview Township, Caldwell, Missouri, United States for about 40 years. He died on 8 March 1958, in Caldwell, Missouri, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Braymer, Caldwell, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Charles Oscar Oster
1875–1958
Pearl Warner
1880–1919
Orpha E Oster
1904–1993
Clarence Oster
1907–
Vivian Oster
1911–1913

Sources (6)

  • Oscar Oster, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Charles Oscar Oster, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"
  • Charles Oscar Oster, "Find A Grave Index"

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World Events (8)

1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 1

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.

1876 · The Battle of Little Bighorn

Age 1

An armed conflict between the Lakota, Northern Cheyenne, and Arapaho tribes and the 7th Cavalry of the US Army. The battle was the most significant action of the Great Sioux War of 1876.

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 23

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning

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. Compare Ester and Oester .

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’ or a topographic name from Middle High German, Middle Low German ōster ‘easterly, to the east’.

Jewish (Ashkenazic): topographic or artificial name from German Ost ‘east’ or artificial name from German Oster ‘Easter’; compare 1 and 2 above.

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

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