Oscar Anderegg

Maleabout 1920–27 June 2003

Brief Life History of Oscar

When Oscar Anderegg was born about 1920, in West Virginia, United States, his father, Alfred Anderegg, was 38 and his mother, Cora M. Nixon, was 30. He had at least 2 sons with Elizabeth Cotter Anderegg. He lived in Buckhannon, Upshur, West Virginia, United States for about 10 years and Buckhannon District, Upshur, West Virginia, United States in 1940. He died on 27 June 2003, in Cromwell, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Rocky Hill, Hartford, Connecticut, United States.

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Oscar Anderegg
Elizabeth Cotter Anderegg
David Eugene Anderegg
Michael Thomas Anderegg

Sources (6)

  • Oscar F Anderegg in household of Alfred Anderegg, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Oscar F. Anderegg, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Oscar Anderegg in household of Alfred Anderegg, "United States Census, 1920"

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World Events (8)


Age 0

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

1926 · Sergeant Stubby Dies

Age 6

During WWI there was a dog from Connecticut that made a name for himself, his name was sergeant stubby. He was considered the official mascot of the 102nd infantry. He saved his regiment from suprise mustard attacks, comforted those that had been wounded, and even caught a German soldier and held him there until troops found him. He had his own uniform and everything.

1942 · The Japanese American internment

Age 22

Caused by the tensions between the United States and the Empire of Japan, the internment of Japanese Americans caused many to be forced out of their homes and forcibly relocated into concentration camps in the western states. More than 110,000 Japanese Americans were forced into these camps in fear that some of them were spies for Japan.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: German Erwin, Christoph, Elfriede, Hans, Otto.

Swiss German: topographic name for someone who lived an der Egge, dialect for an der Ecke ‘on the corner (of a mountain), on the edge (of a village)’. Compare Andregg .

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

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