Dewey O Faust

1898–1984 (Age 86)
Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Dewey O

When Dewey O Faust was born in May 1898, in Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Harvey Stahl Foust, was 32 and his mother, Elizabeth Snedden, was 22. He married Jennie Carlton on 4 August 1919, in Jefferson, Ohio, United States. He died on 9 October 1984, in Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio, United States, at the age of 86.

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Dewey O Faust
Jennie Carlton
Marriage: 4 August 1919

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  • Male1898–1984Male

  • Jennie Carlton


4 August 1919
Jefferson, Ohio, United States

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World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 2

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 7

The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 25

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

1 German, Jewish (Ashkenazic), and French (Alsace-Lorraine): from Middle High German fūst ‘fist’, presumably a nickname for a strong or pugnacious person or for someone with a club hand or other deformity of the hand.2 German and French (Alsace-Lorraine): from a personal name (Latin Faustus, meaning ‘fortunate’, ‘lucky’, a derivative of favere ‘to favor’). This was borne by at least one Christian martyr.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Dewey O Faust in household of Harvey S Faust, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Dewey Faust in household of Harvey Faust, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Dewey O Foust in household of Harvey S Foust, "United States Census, 1900"

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