Sylvester Mack Earl

27 December 1877–
Auglaize, Ohio, United States

The Life of Sylvester Mack

When Sylvester Mack Earl was born on 27 December 1877, in Auglaize, Ohio, United States, his father, James Sylvester Earl, was 41 and his mother, Malissa Mclean, was 33. He lived in Goshen Township, Auglaize, Ohio, United States in 1880.

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James Sylvester Earl
Malissa Mclean
Mary Gertrude Earl
Sylvester Mack Earl
Clarence Earl
Mabel Elizabeth Earl
Oscar L. Earl
Edna Adele Earl

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World Events (8)

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.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 5

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 31

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

Name Meaning

English: originally, like most of the English names derived from the ranks of nobility, either a nickname or an occupational name for a servant employed in a noble household. The vocabulary word is a native one, from Old English eorl ‘nobleman’, and in the Middle Ages was often used as an equivalent of Norman count.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Sylvester Earl in household of James S Earl, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Sylvester Mack Earl, "Ohio, County Births, 1841-2003"
  • Sylvester Mack <Earl>, "Ohio, Births and Christenings, 1821-1962"

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