William Ostrander

1802–1854 (Age 51)
Kingston, Ulster, New York, United States

The Life of William

When William Ostrander was born on 15 October 1802, his father, Peter Ostrander, was 33 and his mother, Hannah O. Acker, was 25. He had at least 1 son and 2 daughters with Nancy Crutts. He died on 23 September 1854, in Dryden, Dryden, Tompkins, New York, United States, at the age of 51, and was buried in East Lawn Cemetery, Ithaca, Tompkins, New York, United States.

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William Ostrander
Nancy Crutts
Ezra N. Ostrander
Pamelia Osterander
Hannah A. Ostrander

Spouse & Children



  • Ezra N. Ostrander


  • Pamelia Osterander


  • Hannah A. Ostrander


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World Events (7)


Age 1

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1803 · The U.S doubles in size

Age 1

The United States purchased all the Louisiana territory (828,000 sq. mi) from France, only paying 15 million dollars (A quarter trillion today) for the land. In the purchase, the US obtained the land that makes up 15 US states and 2 Canadian Provinces. The United States originally wanted to purchase of New Orleans and the lands located on the coast around it, but quickly accepted the bargain that Napoleon Bonaparte offered.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 17

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. 

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 (1)

  • William Ostrander, "Find A Grave Index"

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