Eleanor Ostrander

1799–1887 (Age 88)
New York City, New York, United States

The Life of Eleanor

When Eleanor Ostrander was born on 4 June 1799, in New York City, New York, United States, her father, Peter Ostrander, was 30 and her mother, Hannah O. Acker, was 21. She had at least 3 sons and 6 daughters with Andrew W. Reed. She lived in New York, United States in 1870. She died on 5 June 1887, in Ithaca, Tompkins, New York, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Ithaca, Tompkins, New York, United States.

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Eleanor Ostrander
Andrew W. Reed
Levi Horace Reed
Catharine Reed
Eliza J. Reed
Truman B. Reed
Elizabeth Reed
Olive Reed
Mary Reed
Emma Louise Reed
George S. Reed

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World Events (8)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 1

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

Age 4

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 26

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

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)

  • Ellanor Read in household of Andrew W Read, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Nellie Reed, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Eleanor Reed in household of Andrew W Reed, "United States Census, 1860"

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