Oscar Harlan Dale

28 October 1883–1 January 1948 (Age 64)
Box Township, Cedar, Missouri, United States

The Life of Oscar Harlan

When Oscar Harlan Dale was born on 28 October 1883, in Box Township, Cedar, Missouri, United States, his father, James H. Dale, was 25 and his mother, Mary Elizabeth Clawson, was 22. He had at least 1 son and 2 daughters with Juanita Hoffeditz. He lived in San Dimas, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1939 and Antelope Judicial Township, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1940. He died on 1 January 1948, in Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Odd Fellows Cemetery, Pomeroy, Garfield, Washington, United States.

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Oscar Harlan Dale
Juanita Hoffeditz
Charles Harlan Dale
Florence Ella Dale
Laura J Dale

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    Charles Harlan Dale


    Florence Ella Dale


    Laura J Dale


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World Events (8)

1887 · Monotype Type-Casting Machine

Age 4

June 7, 1887, Tolbert Lanston patented his Monotype machine. It typed individual characters instead of lines like the Linotype machine.
1889 · Washington Becomes a State

Age 6

On November 11, 1889, Washington Territory became Washington State the 42nd state to enter the Union. The state was named in honor of George Washington.
1907 · Pike's Market

Age 24

Pike’s Market is one of the oldest still working farmer’s markets in the US. It is located in Seattle’s central business district, just north of Belltown , and southwest of central waterfront and Elliott Bay. One of the attractions there is the gum wall. 

Name Meaning

1 English: from Middle English dale ‘dale’, ‘valley’ (Old English dæl, reinforced in northern England by the cognate Old Norse dalr), a topographic name for someone who lived in a valley, or a habitational name from any of the numerous minor places named with this word, such as Dale in Cumbria and Yorkshire.2 Irish: possibly in some cases of English origin, but otherwise an Anglicized form of Gaelic Dall, a byname meaning ‘blind’.3 Norwegian: habitational name from a farm named from Old Norse dali, the dative case of dalr ‘valley’. It is a common name in Norway, especially western Norway, and is also found in Sweden.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Oscar H Dale, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Oscar H Dale, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Oscar H Dale, "United States Census, 1920"

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