Peter Ostrander

1769–1851 (Age 82)
Rhinebeck, Dutchess, New York, United States

The Life of Peter

When Peter Ostrander was born on 1 January 1769, in Rhinebeck, Dutchess, New York, United States, his father, Elias Ostrander, was 20 and his mother, Rachael Van Etten, was 19. He had at least 6 sons and 3 daughters with Hannah O. Acker. He lived in Ulster, Ulster, New York, United States in 1800. He died on 26 November 1851, in Varna, Dryden, Tompkins, New York, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in East Lawn Cemetery, Ithaca, Tompkins, New York, United States.

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Peter Ostrander
Hannah O. Acker
Elias S Ostrander
Eleanor Ostrander
William Ostrander
Garett Ostrander
Simon Ostrander
Aaron Ostrander
Levi Ostrander
Olive Ostrander
Mary Ostrander

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World Events (8)


Age 7

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

Age 7

New York is the 11th state.

Age 22

Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.

Name Meaning

Respelling of Swedish Åstrander or Östrander, probably of the same etymology as Ostrand , the addition of the suffix -er giving the appearance of a name formed with -ander (from Greek anēr, andros ‘man’).

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Peter Ostrander in entry for Simon Ostrander, "Michigan Deaths, 1867-1897"
  • Peter Ostrander, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Peter Ostrander in entry for Simon Ostrander, "Michigan Deaths and Burials, 1800-1995"

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