Aaron Ostrander

New York, United States

The Life of Aaron

When Aaron Ostrander was born on 21 February 1813, in New York, United States, his father, Peter Ostrander, was 44 and his mother, Hannah O. Acker, was 35. He married Eunice Augusta Ball on 9 December 1836, in Barton, Barton, Tioga, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Pennsylvania, United States in 1870 and Ridgebury, Ridgebury Township, Bradford, Pennsylvania, United States in 1880.

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Aaron Ostrander
Eunice Augusta Ball
Marriage: 9 December 1836
George Ostrander
Frances Emily Ostrander
Charles T. Ostrander
Mary E. Ostrander
Helen A. Ostrander
Sarah Ostrander
William E. Ostrander
Caroline Ostrander
Horace Ostrander
Augusta Ostranda

Spouse & Children

  • Male1813–Male

  • Eunice Augusta Ball


9 December 1836
Barton, Barton, Tioga, New York, United States


  • Male1838–Male

  • Frances Emily Ostrander


  • Charles T. Ostrander


  • Mary E. Ostrander


  • Helen A. Ostrander


+5 More Children

Parents & Siblings



+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 6

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 14

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.

Age 33

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

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)

  • Aaron Ostrander, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Aaron Ostrander, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Aaron Ostrander, "United States Census, 1880"

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