John Henry Otis

19 May 1843–November 1914 (Age 71)
Kingston, Ulster, New York, United States

The Life of John Henry

When John Henry Otis was born on 19 May 1843, in Kingston, Ulster, New York, United States, his father, John W Otis, was 52 and his mother, Charlotte D Thurston, was 42. He married Harriet A. Carson on 16 January 1867. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Franklin, New York, United States in 1900 and Kingston, Ulster, New York Colony, British Colonial America for about 15 years. He died in November 1914, in Keene, Keene, Essex, New York, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Central Cemetery, Jay, Essex, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Henry Otis
Harriet A. Carson
Marriage: 16 January 1867
Cynthia Ross Otis

Spouse and Children


    Harriet A. Carson


16 January 1867


    Cynthia Ross Otis


Parents and Siblings



    Lucy Ann Otis


    Arthur Charles Otis



    Wales Bigelow Otis


    Alice A. Otis


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World Events (7)


Age 3

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

Age 20

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 20

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Oates .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Henry Otis, "United States Census, 1880"
  • J Henry Otis, "United States Census, 1900"
  • J Henry Otis, "United States Census, 1910"

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