Adam Kaufman

18 May 1876–1 October 1915 (Age 39)
Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

The Life of Adam

When Adam Kaufman was born on 18 May 1876, in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, his father, Alfred Kaufman, was 22 and his mother, Catharine Seegmiller, was 20. He married Bertha May Salmon on 11 April 1906, in Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Wilmot, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada in 1891 and Scranton, Lackawanna, Pennsylvania, United States in 1910. He died on 1 October 1915, in Avoca, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 39, and was buried in Baden, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.

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Adam Kaufman
Bertha May Salmon
Marriage: 11 April 1906
Adam Edward Kaufman
Eleanor Dorothy Kaufman

Spouse and Children

11 April 1906
Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States


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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 5

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.
1883 · Mining Boom

Age 7

In 1883, there was a mining boom in Northern Ontario when mineral deposits were found near Sudbury. Thomas Flanagan was the blacksmith for the Canadian Pacific Railway that noticed the deposits in the river.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 14

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 Respelling of German and Jewish (Ashkenazic) Kaufmann .2 Jewish (Ashkenazic): from the personal name Kaufman, Yiddish koyfman, meaning ‘merchant’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Adam Kaufman, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Adam Kaufman in household of Alfred Kaufman, "Canada Census, 1881"
  • Adam Kaufman, "Ontario Births, 1869-1912"

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