Effie Belle Silver

23 May 1891–18 November 1924 (Age 33)
Tamora, Seward, Nebraska, United States

The Life 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 Closson, was 41. She died on 18 November 1924, in Lincoln, Lancaster, Nebraska, United States, at the age of 33.

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Family Time Line

Fredrick W. Holste
1886–1922
Effie Belle Silver
1891–1924

Spouse and Children

    Fredrick W. Holste

    Male1886–1922Male

    Female1891–1924Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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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

1 English: from Middle English silver ‘silver’, hence a nickname for a rich man or for someone with silvery gray hair, or a metonymic occupational name for a silversmith.2 English: topographic name from any of the various streams in different parts of England named with this word, probably from the silvery appearance of the water.3 Translation of German and Ashkenazic Jewish Silber .

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

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  • Effie B Silv* in household of Henry A Silv*, "United States Census, 1900"

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