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Rena May Ostrander

Female 1889 - 1924  (34 years)


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  • Name Rena May Ostrander 
    Born 19 Nov 1889  Oneonta, Otsego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Occupation Housewife 
    Cause of Death Homicide, Shot with a revolver by mother-in-law Mrs. Mary A. Backus. 
    Died 7 Nov 1924  Smethport, McKean, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Age 34 years 
    Buried 10 Nov 1924  Rose Hill Cemetery, Smethport, McKean, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I27045  Backus Genealogy
    Last Modified 19 Jun 2019 

    Family Murl Edwin 'Merle' Backus,   b. 19 Apr 1882, Smethport, McKean, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Nov 1932, Smethport, McKean, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years) 
    Married 12 Dec 1914  Hornell, Steuben, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 11 Aug 2014 
    Family ID F11922  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 19 Nov 1889 - Oneonta, Otsego, New York Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 12 Dec 1914 - Hornell, Steuben, New York Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 7 Nov 1924 - Smethport, McKean, Pennsylvania Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 10 Nov 1924 - Rose Hill Cemetery, Smethport, McKean, Pennsylvania Link to Google Earth
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  • Documents
    New York, County Marriages, 1908-1935
    New York, County Marriages, 1908-1935
    Source Citation: New York State Department of Health, Bureau of Vital Statistics, Certificate and Record of Marriage, 1908-1935.
    Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1944
    Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1944
    Source Citation: Pennsylvania. Death certificates, 1906–1944. Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.

    Headstones
    Murl Edwin - Rena May Ostrander Backus
    Murl Edwin - Rena May Ostrander Backus
    Find A Grave: Murl
    Find A Grave: Rena
    Plot: Section: 4 448

    Indexes
    New York State, Birth Index, 1881-1942
    New York State, Birth Index, 1881-1942
    Source Citation: New York State Birth Index, New York State Department of Health, Albany, New York.

    Newspaper Articles
    Shot by Aged Mother-In-Law
    Shot by Aged Mother-In-Law
    The Oneonta Star, Oneonta, New York - 11 Nov 1924
    Woman held for death of daughter-in-law
    Woman held for death of daughter-in-law
    The Intelligencer Journal, Lancaster, Pennsylvania - Sat 8 Nov 1924

    1920 US Census
    1920 US Census
    1920 US Census
    Source Citation: Year: 1920; Census Place: Smethport, McKean, Pennsylvania; Roll: T625_1600; Page: 3A; Enumeration District: 147; Image: 547.


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