Branson Otto East

Male10 October 1874–29 November 1944

Brief Life History of Branson Otto

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.

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Family Time Line

Branson Otto East
Sarah Ann Burba
Marriage: 24 December 1895
Edythe Rose East
Elsie Faye East
Olivia Elizabeth East
Charles Sherrill East
Mary Louise East
Lawrence Edward East

Sources (21)

  • Branson O East, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Branson O. East, "Ohio, County Births, 1841-2003"
  • Branson O East, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-1994"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    24 December 1895
  • Children (6)

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    Siblings (7)

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    World Events (8)

    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

    Age 1

    In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

    1875 · A New Civil Rights Act

    Age 1

    During the response to civil rights violations to African Americans, the bill was passed giving African Americans equal treatment in public accommodations, public transportation, and to prohibit exclusion from jury duty. While many in the public opposed this law, the African Americans greatly favored it.

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

    Age 22

    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

    Name Meaning

    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.

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

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