Oscar Allen Fields

21 November 1924–8 April 1995 (Age 70)
Delaware Township, Hancock, Ohio, United States

The Life of Oscar Allen

When Oscar Allen Fields was born on 21 November 1924, in Delaware Township, Hancock, Ohio, United States, his father, Jay W Fields, was 47 and his mother, Ila Musgrave, was 41. He lived in Ohio, United States in 1995. He died on 8 April 1995, in Hancock, Ohio, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Arcadia, Washington Township, Hancock, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jay W Fields
Ila Musgrave
Floyd Cliffdon Fields
Carl R Fields
Wayne R. Fields
Georgia Belle Fields
Frances Lillian Fields
Stillborn Fields
Cecil Eugene Fields
Oscar Allen Fields
Herman Dean Fields

Parents and Siblings

    Jay W Fields





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World Events (8)


Age 3

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Age 5

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 20

The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.

Name Meaning

English: topographic name from Middle English feldes, plural or possessive of feld ‘open country’. This name is also found as a translation of equivalent names in other languages, in particular French Deschamps , Duchamp .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Oscar Fields in household of J W Fields, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Oscar A Fields in household of Jay W Fields, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Oscar A Fields in entry for Frances Lillian Fields, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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