Oscar Lumas Russell French

Brief Life History of Oscar Lumas Russell

When Oscar Lumas Russell French was born on 18 October 1834, in Decatur, Otsego, New York, United States, his father, Samson French, was 38 and his mother, Elizabeth Seward, was 36. He married Mary Clevenger on 15 November 1855. He lived in Ohio, United States in 1870 and Perry Township, Morrow, Ohio, United States in 1880. He died on 25 March 1896, in Monroe, Ohio, United States, at the age of 61, and was buried in Shauck Cemetery, Perry Township, Morrow, Ohio, United States.

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Oscar Lumas Russell French
Cidney Ellen Keech
Marriage: 24 December 1857
Mary Clevenger French
Laura Alfaretta French
Bayard Taylor French
Garfield French
Samson Babb French
Malinda Keech French
Lucy May French
Belle French
Howard French

Sources (30)

  • Osgon G B French, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Oscar R. French, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2016"
  • Oscar L.R. French, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (8)

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

1836 · Kirtland Temple Dedicated

On March 27, 1836, the Kirtland Temple was dedicated.

1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.

Name Meaning


ethnic name for someone from France, from Middle English frensh, frenche ‘French’ (Old English frencisc), or in some cases, perhaps a nickname for someone who adopted French airs.

variant of Anglo-Norman French Frain .

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

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