Levi Ostrander

1815–1884 (Age 68)
Ithaca, Tompkins, New York, United States

The Life of Levi

When Levi Ostrander was born on 15 August 1815, in Ithaca, Tompkins, New York, United States, his father, Peter Ostrander, was 46 and his mother, Hannah O. Acker, was 37. He married Tabitha Ann Banfield on 18 January 1837, in Ithaca, Tompkins, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in New York, United States in 1870 and Dryden, Dryden, Tompkins, New York, United States for about 5 years. He died on 5 July 1884, at the age of 68, and was buried in East Lawn Cemetery, Ithaca, Tompkins, New York, United States.

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Levi Ostrander
Tabitha Ann Banfield
Marriage: 18 January 1837
Herman Camp Ostrander
Levi Franklin Ostrander
Emily Amelia Ostrander
Pheobe Amelia Ostrander
Olive Cornelia Ostrander
Byron Levi Ostrander

Spouse & Children

18 January 1837
Ithaca, Tompkins, New York, United States


  • Herman Camp Ostrander


  • Pheobe Amelia Ostrander


  • Olive Cornelia Ostrander


  • Levi Franklin Ostrander


  • Emily Amelia Ostrander


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World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 4

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State

Age 12

During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 21

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

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)

  • Levi Osrander, "New York State Census, 1865"
  • Levi Ostrander, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Levi Ostrander, "United States Census, 1880"

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