When Branson Otto East was born on 10 October 1874, in Pike, Ohio, United States, his father, Isaac Daniel East, was 21 and his mother, Mary Elizabeth West, was 25. He married Sarah Ann Burba on 24 December 1895. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Perry Township, Pike, Ohio, United States in 1880 and Jefferson Township, Fayette, Ohio, United States in 1900. He died on 29 November 1944, in Milledgeville, Jasper Township, Fayette, Ohio, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Milledgeville, Jasper Township, Fayette, Ohio, United States.
English: topographic name for someone who came from the east or who lived on the eastern side of a settlement. Compare Estes .
Americanized form (translation into English) of North German Ost and Swedish Öst.