Effie Belle Silver

Female23 May 1891–18 November 1924

Brief Life History of Effie Belle

When Effie Belle Silver was born on 23 May 1891, in Tamora, Seward, Nebraska, United States, her father, Henry Addison Silver, was 35 and her mother, Lydia Ann Closson, was 27. She died on 18 November 1924, in Lincoln, Lancaster, Nebraska, United States, at the age of 33, and was buried in Seward, Seward, Nebraska, United States.

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Fredrick W. Holste
Effie Belle Silver

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  • Effie B Silv* in household of Henry A Silv*, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Effie Silver Holste, "Find A Grave Index"

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 5

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.

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 7

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 10

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Jewish Hyman, Meyer, Emanuel, Myer, Hymen, Isadore, Yetta, Avrum, Dorit, Dov.

English: nickname from Middle English silver(e) ‘silver’, for someone with silver-colored hair, a rich man, or a silversmith.

English: habitational name from Monksilver in Somerset, or one or more other places called with Old English seolfor ‘silver’, especially when referring to the appearance of a stream.

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

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