Harold Salsbury

Male17 July 1896–14 August 1943

Brief Life History of Harold

When Harold Salsbury was born on 17 July 1896, in Lenawee, Michigan, United States, his father, Nathan Salsbury, was 43 and his mother, Ina Dell Pollard, was 26. He married Rena Ivadell Van Valkenburg on 29 June 1921, in Seneca, Seneca Township, Lenawee, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Tobacco Township, Gladwin, Michigan, United States in 1910 and Saint Petersburg, Pinellas, Florida, United States for about 10 years. He registered for military service in 1918. He died on 14 August 1943, in Pinellas, Florida, United States, at the age of 47, and was buried in Saint Petersburg, Pinellas, Florida, United States.

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Family Time Line

Harold Salsbury
1896–1943
Rena Ivadell Van Valkenburg
1896–1972
Marriage: 29 June 1921
Robert Eugene Salsbury
1922–1995
Evelyn Marie Salsbury
1925–2017

Sources (16)

  • Harold Salsbury in household of Thomas N Moore, "Florida State Census, 1935"
  • Harold Saulsbury, "Michigan Births, 1867-1902"
  • Harold Salsbury, "Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    29 June 1921Seneca, Seneca Township, Lenawee, Michigan, United States
  • Children (2)

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    Siblings (5)

    World Events (8)

    1898 · War with the Spanish

    Age 2

    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.

    1898 · Florida Involvement in Spanish-American War

    Age 2

    Florida played a critical role during the Spanish-American War. The port of Tampa saw the arrival of over 30,000 troops; this traffic resulted in the small town experiencing massive growth and becoming a city. Cuban-Americans across the state also helped with raising money and support for the war.

    1909 · The NAACP is formed

    Age 13

    Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

    Name Meaning

    English (Worcestershire): variant of Salisbury .

    Jewish (American): adoption of the English surname (see 1 above) in place of Salomon or some other Jewish name beginning with Sa-.

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

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