1913 Howey Buchner Stilwell Ostrander Family Reunion Pinback Button
1913 Howey Buchner Stilwell Ostrander Genealogy #176:
This is an early antique celluloid and brass reunion pinback button badge from a 1913 Howey, Buchners, Stilwell & Ostrander Canadian Family Reunion. It measures 1.75 inches in diameter, with a tin rim and tin pin back. The text on button reads: Howey-Buchners-Stilwell-Ostrander Re-union Aug. 7, 1913. It shows 4 separate scenes of a soldier, a violinist, a farmer plowing a field, and what looks like a man fox hunting with a gun.
Found in Public Records:
Sarah Buchner Ostrander (1802-1883) & Andrew Ostrander (1797-1874)
They had 14 children, thus a large reunion.
They lived in the Elgin, Leeds & Grenville United Counties of Ontario, Canada
1. Emma Ostrander (unknown)
2. Catherine Ostrander (Born and Died 1821)
3. John Ostrander (1821-1903)
4. Christina Ostrander Stilwell (1822-1909)
5. Henry Ostrander (1824-1879)
6. Asa Ostrander (born 1827)
7. Jane Ostrander Gray (1827-1905)
8. Andrew Ostrander (1829-1917)
9. James Ostrander (1833-1836)
10. Samuel Ostrander (1834-1871)
11. Amy E Campbell (1837-1858)
12. Charles Ostrander (1838-1922)
13. Simeon Ostrander (1841-1916)
14. Marsena Ostrander (1843-1861)
Sarah Buchner Ostrander's Parents:
Father: Henry Buchner (1772-1842) (Buckner)
Mother: Catherine Green Buchner (1772-1843)
Lewis Buchner (1795-1858)
Rebecca Howey (1797-1863)
James Buchner (1800-1861)
Sarah Buchner Ostrander (1802-1883)
Mary Boughner Buchner Buckner Ostrander (1806-1878)
Henry Green Buchner (1816-1888)
Andrew Ostrander Parents:
Father: Johannes Ostrander (1765-1851)
Mother: Christiana Amy Cohoe Ostrander (1775-1857)
William Ostrander (1794-1874)
Andrew Ostrander (1797-1874)
Amy Ostrander Buchner (1802-1894)
Asa Ostrander (1803-1865)
Rachel Ostrander Haley (1812-1887)
Henry Boughner Buchner Ostrander (1816-1892)
They are buried together at The Old Eden Cemetery, Eden, Elgin County, Ontario, Canada. Buckner and Howie are alternative spellings of these surnames.
Wiki: "Celluloid is considered the first thermoplastic, invented in the mid to late 19th century. It has the look of ivory, and became widely as a much cheaper and easier substitute for ivory, horn or other expensive animal products. "Ivorine" or "French Ivory" are other names. It was also used for dressing table sets, dolls, picture frames, charms, hat pins, buttons, buckles, stringed instrument parts, accordions, fountain pens, cutlery handles and kitchen items."
This beautiful old rare and original reunion pin was was found in in Tarzana, Los Angeles County, California. It was made by Thomas Wibby of Toronto, Canada. Can you picture a whole reunion sitting down to a large family picnic wearing these buttons? A great family treasure! Original, clean, and a beautiful historical memento.
Size 1.75 inches in diameter
Note: Hello from ~debra. I have spent years collecting over 10,000 ID’d lost family photos & paper from US flea markets & antique shops. I do the best gen research I can, but am always open to corrections. This is an original antique item. You may buy a piece alone, or large intimate 300 dpi scans of the front and back sent immediately via email, or both. I also invite you to join me at Ancestorville Genealogy on facebook. Thank you, enjoy! ~Debra Clifford (contact info on top bar)
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