Zaida Louise Distin

1 November 1901–July 1978 (Age 76)
Windham, Greene, New York, United States

The Life of Zaida Louise

When Zaida Louise Distin was born on 1 November 1901, in Windham, Greene, New York, United States, her father, Harry Leonard Distin, was 21 and her mother, Ethel Margaret Deyoe, was 19. She married Lester Frederick Osborne on 29 December 1923. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Mount Vernon, Westchester, New York, United States in 1930 and Massena, St. Lawrence, New York, United States in 1940. She died in July 1978, in Dutchess, New York, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Hopewell Junction, East Fishkill, Dutchess, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

Lester Frederick Osborne
Zaida Louise Distin
Marriage: 29 December 1923
William R Osbourne

Spouse and Children

29 December 1923


    William R Osbourne


Parents and Siblings




    Paul D. Distin


    Alice G Distin


    Harriet J Diston


World Events (8)

1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 1

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.
1917 · Women Given the Right to Vote in New York

Age 16

Voters in New York approve a bill giving women the right to vote. This is passed three years prior to the 19th amendment to the U.S. Constitution which allowed women to vote nationwide.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 22

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

French: variant of Dustin .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Zaida Osborne in household of Lester Osborne, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Zaida Osborne in household of Lester Osborne, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Zadia L Distin in household of Harry L Distin, "New York State Census, 1905"

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