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Elias Ostrander (1748 - 1834)

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Elias Ostrander
Born in Kingston, Ulster, New Yorkmap
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Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
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Died in Ithaca, Tompkins, New York, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 14 Sep 2010
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Categories: Ithaca City Cemetery, Ithaca, New York | Ostrander Name Study, Arent Branch.


Elias was the son of Johannes Ostrander & Elizabeth Van Bunschoten. He was christened on 31 Jan 1748 at the Dutch Church in Kingston, Ulster County, New York. By 1769 he had married Rachel VanEtten and they had about 9 children. Elias died in 1834 & was buried at Ithaca Cemetery in Ithaca, New York.



  • Ostrander, Emmett and Vinton P. "Ostrander: A Genealogical Record 1660-1995" for Ostrander Family Association Marceline, Missouri: Walsworth Publishing Company, 1999.
  • Van Benschoten, William Henry Concerning the Van Bunschoten or Van Benschoten Family in America: A Genealogy and Brief History West Park-On-Hudson, 1907, 771.
  • Schoonmaker Family Books #1-9 at Kingston Library in Kingston, New York.

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