Oscar Whitlock

March 1846–
Iowa, United States

The Life Summary of Oscar

When Oscar Whitlock was born in March 1846, in Iowa, United States, his father, Harvey Gilman Whitlock, was 37 and his mother, Minerva Abbott, was 34. He lived in Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1850 and San Bernardino, San Bernardino, California, United States in 1860. He died in Monterey, Monterey, California, United States.

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Harvey Gilman Whitlock
Minerva Abbott
Dr Alma W Whitlock
Homer Whitlock
Maloni Whitlock
Sarah Ann Whitlock
Siotha Whitlock
Herman Whitlock
Parintha Kitty Whitlock
Oscar Whitlock
Margett Whitlock
Madeline Whitlock
Montague Marsellas Whitlock
Eugene W Whitlock

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World Events (8)

1847 · The Great Seal of the State of Iowa is made
Age 1
The Great Seal of the State of Iowa was created in 1847 and depicts a soldier standing in a wheat field surrounded by symbols including farming, mining, and transportation with the Mississippi River in the background. An eagle overhead bears the state motto.
Age 17
Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
Age 35
Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

English:nickname for someone with white or fair hair, from Middle English whit ‘white’ + lock ‘lock (of hair)’ (Old English loc). Compare Sherlock .from the Middle English personal name Whitlak (Old English Wihtlāc, from wiht ‘creature’ + lāc ‘sport, game’).

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

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Sources (4)

  • Oscar Whitlock in household of Monta Whitlock, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Oscar Whitlock in household of Harry G Whitlock, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Oscar Whitlock - Published information: birth-name: Oscar WHITLOCK

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