Oscar De Ment

30 April 1875–21 June 1961 (Age 86)
Kansas, United States

The Life of Oscar

When Oscar De Ment was born on 30 April 1875, in Kansas, United States, his father, William Joe Dement, was 23 and his mother, Fannie Evelyn Vaughn, was 13. He died on 21 June 1961, in French Camp, San Joaquin, California, United States, at the age of 86.

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Oscar De Ment
Maud Ethel Quackenbush

Spouse and Children

Parents and Siblings



    William Henry Dement




    Lily Dement


    Carl Alexander Dement


World Events (8)

1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 1

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.
1877 · Nicodemus is Founded

Age 2

The town of Nicodemus was founded by African-American migrants from Kansas in 1877.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 23

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning

Indian: variant of Dey .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Oscar De Ment, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Bennie O Dement, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Oscar De Ment, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"

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