Ostrander History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The distinguished surname Ostrander is of Dutch origin, and can be literally translated as "from the east border." The name may have been originally borne by one who lived near the eastern border of a town, province, or country.

Early Origins of the Ostrander family

The surname Ostrander was first found in Holland, where the ancestral home of the Ostrander family is thought to be located.

Important Dates for the Ostrander family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Ostrander research. Another 159 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1654 and 1657 are included under the topic Early Ostrander History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Ostrander Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Ostrander, Oostrander, Oestrander, Ooster and others.

Early Notables of the Ostrander family (pre 1700)

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Ostrander migration to the United States

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Ostrander Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
  • Pieter Pietersen Ostrander, who arrived in New Netherland(s) in 1620-1664 [1]
Ostrander Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • J Ostrander, who arrived in San Francisco, California in 1851 [1]
  • F. Ostrander, aged 28, who arrived in America from London, in 1894
  • On Ostrander, who landed in Colorado in 1896 [1]
  • Urr Ostrander, who landed in Colorado in 1896 [1]
Ostrander Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
  • L.B. Ostrander, aged 38, who arrived in America, in 1905
  • A. I. Ostrander, aged 53, who arrived in America, in 1906
  • Henriette Ostrander, aged 42, who arrived in America, in 1907
  • Charles F. Ostrander, who arrived in America, in 1909
  • Susie Ostrander, who arrived in America, in 1910
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Ostrander migration to Canada

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Ostrander Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century
  • Mr. Antonius Ostrander U.E., (Anthoney Thunis) (b. 1736) from Rensselaer County, New York, USA who died before arriving in Canada c. 1777 he died in action, but his wife Elizabeth Anna née Proper and 6 children settled in Canada [2]
  • Mr. Andrew Ostrander U.E. who settled in Canada c. 1784 [2]

Contemporary Notables of the name Ostrander (post 1700)

  • Brigadier-General Lester Smith Ostrander (1895-1965), American Director of Publications Division, Office of the Adjutant-General (1945) [3]
  • Rick Ostrander, American provost at Cornerstone University
  • Isabel Egenton Ostrander (1883-1924), American mystery writer
  • Arthur Frederick Ostrander Sr. (1895-1978), American assistant to the scientist and inventor George Poe
  • Josh Ostrander, American singer-songwriter
  • Thomas Clinton "T. C." Ostrander (b. 1985), American football quarterback
  • John Ostrander (b. 1949), American writer of comic books
  • Damon Ostrander, popular American pianist
  • William Cheesebrough Ostrander (b. 1858), well-known American painter
  • Elisha Ostrander, American politician, Member of New York State Assembly from Sullivan and Ulster counties, 1818-19 [4]
  • ... (Another 17 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Historic Events for the Ostrander family

USS Arizona
  • Mr. Leland Grimstead Ostrander, American Pharmacist's Mate Third Class from Minnesota, USA working aboard the ship "USS Arizona" when she sunk during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on 7th December 1941, he died in the sinking [5]

Citations

  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X
  3. ^ Generals of World War II. (Retrieved 2014, March 26) Lester Ostrander. Retrieved from http://generals.dk/general/Ostrander/Lester_Smith/USA.html
  4. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 10) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  5. ^ Pearl Harbour: USS Arizona Casualties List Pearl Harbour December 7, 1941. (Retrieved 2018, July 31st). Retrieved from http://pearl-harbor.com/arizona/casualtylist.html
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