Charles Oster

April 1884–1980 (Age 95)
New York, United States

The Life of Charles

When Charles Oster was born in April 1884, in New York, United States, his father, Andrew Oster, was 32 and his mother, Josephine C Raddick, was 29. He married Nellie M. Fisher on 9 November 1908, in Lewis, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Utica, Oneida, New York, United States for about 20 years and Kirkland, Oneida, New York, United States for about 10 years. He died in 1980, at the age of 96, and was buried in Yorkville, Oneida, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

Charles Oster
Nellie M. Fisher
Marriage: 9 November 1908
Madonna Rose Oster
Wallace Oster

Spouse and Children

9 November 1908
Lewis, New York, United States


    Madonna Rose Oster


    Wallace Oster


Parents and Siblings

    Andrew Oster


    Josephine C Raddick




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World Events (8)


Age 2

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1886 · Giving Working Men a Union

Age 2

The largest union group in the United States during the first half of the 20th century. It still exists today but merged with The Congress of Industrial Organization.
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 25

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

Name Meaning

1 Swedish (Öster) and German: topographic name from Swedish öster, Middle Low German and Middle High German ōster ‘eastern’, denoting someone who lived to the east of a settlement or who had come there from the east. In many cases the Swedish name is probably ornamental.2 German: nickname for someone who had a connection with the festival of Easter (for example, someone who was born or baptized at that time), from Oster ‘Easter’.3 Jewish (Ashkenazic): topographic or ornamental name from German Ost ‘east’ or ornamental name from German Oster ‘Easter’; compare 1 and 3.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Charles Oster, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Charles Oster, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Charles Oster, "United States Census, 1930"

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