Ferdinand John Buchsbaum

4 November 1877–23 July 1948 (Age 70)
Newark, Essex, New Jersey, United States

The Life Summary of Ferdinand John

When Ferdinand John Buchsbaum was born on 4 November 1877, in Newark, Essex, New Jersey, United States, his father, William Buchsbaum, was 37 and his mother, Eliza Zimmer, was 26. He married Anna Xariffa Smith on 15 April 1903, in Georgetown, Kent, Maryland, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in New Jersey, United States in 1877 and Phillipsburg, Warren, New Jersey, United States in 1930. In 1912, at the age of 34, his occupation is listed as worked as a foreman for pennsylvania railroad. He died on 23 July 1948, in Mesa, Maricopa, Arizona, United States, at the age of 70.

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Ferdinand John Buchsbaum
Anna Xariffa Smith
Marriage: 15 April 1903
Elizabeth Mary Buchsbaum
William Douglas Buchsbaum

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World Events (8)

Age 2
Thomas Edison had been seeking to create a more practical and affordable version of the lightbulb, primarily for home use. Edison had attempted several different materials, including platinum and other metals, before ultimately deciding on a carbon filament. On October 21, 1879, Edison finally carried out the first successful test of this new light bulb in Menlo Park, New Jersey.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
Age 4
Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
Age 19
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.

Name Meaning

1 German: topographic name for someone who lived by a box tree, from Middle High German buhs ( see Buchs ) + boum ‘tree’.2 Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from German Buchsbaum ‘box tree’ (see 1).

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

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Sources (5)

  • Ferdinand Buchsbaum in household of Eliza Buchsbaum, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Ferdnand Buchsbaum, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ferdinand J. Buchsbaum, "Arizona Deaths, 1870-1951"

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