Harry Washburn ISRAEL

2 December 1872–11 April 1927 (Age 54)
White Hall, Greene, Illinois, United States

The Life of Harry Washburn

When Harry Washburn ISRAEL was born on 2 December 1872, in White Hall, Greene, Illinois, United States, his father, John Newton Israel, was 48 and his mother, Mary Ann Moore, was 35. He lived in St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, United States in 1900. He died on 11 April 1927, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States, at the age of 54, and was buried in White Hall, Greene, Illinois, United States.

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John Newton Israel
Mary Ann Moore
Charles ISRAEL
Elizabeth ISRAEL
Harry Washburn ISRAEL
Ada V. Israel

Parents and Siblings



    Charles ISRAEL


    Lavina ISRAEL


    John ISRAEL


    Elizabeth ISRAEL



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World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 3

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1885 · The World's First Skyscraper

Age 13

The Home Insurance Building is considered to be the first skyscraper in the world. It was supported both inside and outside by steel and metal that were deemed fireproof and also it was reinforced with concrete. It originally had ten stories but in 1891 two more were added.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 18

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

1 Jewish: from the Hebrew male personal name Yisrael ‘Fighter of God’. In the Bible this is a byname bestowed on Jacob after he had wrestled with the angel at the ford of Jabbok (Genesis 32:24–8).2 name adopted by Jews with reference to the ancient Kingdom of Israel, destroyed by the Assyrians in 721 bc , or to the concept of Jewish nationhood, or, in modern times, to the state of Israel.3 Comparatively recent adoption of the Biblical name in Britain among Nonconformists, especially in Wales.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Harry Israel in household of John P Hardwick, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Harry Washburn Israel, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"
  • Harry Washburn Israel, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

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