Rev Oscar Fitzallen Safford

December 1837–14 September 1907 (Age 69)
Orono, Penobscot, Maine, United States

The Life of Oscar Fitzallen

When Rev Oscar Fitzallen Safford was born in December 1837, in Orono, Penobscot, Maine, United States, his father, Asa Safford, was 39 and his mother, Betsey Sawtelle Wilbur, was 33. He married Augusta Charlotte Safford on 24 November 1862. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Hallowell, Kennebec, Maine, United States in 1860 and Peabody, Essex, Massachusetts, United States in 1900. He died on 14 September 1907, at the age of 69.

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Rev Oscar Fitzallen Safford
Augusta Charlotte Safford
Marriage: 24 November 1862
Oscar D Safford
Charlotte W. Safford

Spouse and Children

24 November 1862


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    Charlotte W. Safford


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World Events (8)

1838 · The Aroostook War

Age 1

"An international incident referred to as the Aroostook War or ""Pork and Beans War"". The conflict resulted as part of an international boundary dispute between the United States. Although several British soldiers were captured, nobody was killed during the war. In fact, local militia units did not engage in any significant combat. One of the most dramatic events was actually when two Canadian militia were injured by Black Bears."

Age 9

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Age 26

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Seaford in East Sussex, named with Old English sǣ ‘sea’ + ford ‘ford’. Until the 16th century, the Ouse river flowed into the sea at this point.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Oscar F Safford, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Oscar F Safford in household of James G King, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Oscar F Safford in household of Asa Safford, "United States Census, 1850"

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