Sabel Eugene Baum

18 March 1918–16 January 1995 (Age 76)
Birmingham, Jefferson, Alabama, United States

The Life of Sabel Eugene

When Sabel Eugene Baum was born on 18 March 1918, in Birmingham, Jefferson, Alabama, United States, his father, Herbert Joel Baum, was 32 and his mother, Flossie Florence Lazarus, was 34. He lived in Election Precinct 21, Jefferson, Alabama, United States in 1940. He died on 16 January 1995, in Birmingham, Jefferson, Alabama, United States, at the age of 76.

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Herbert Joel Baum
Flossie Florence Lazarus
Herbert Joel Baum
Sabel Eugene Baum
Marcelle Josephine Baum

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World Events (8)

1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

Age 2

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

Age 23

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

1 German: topographic name for someone who lived by a tree that was particularly noticeable in some way, from Middle High German, Old High German boum ‘tree’, or else a nickname for a particularly tall person.2 Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from German Baum ‘tree’, or a short form of any of the many ornamental surnames containing this word as the final element, for example Feigenbaum ‘fig tree’ ( see Feige ) and Mandelbaum ‘almond tree’ ( see Mandel ).3 English: probably a variant spelling of Balm, a metonymic occupational name for a seller of spices and perfumes, Middle English, Old French basme, balme, ba(u)me ‘balm’, ‘ointment’ ( see Balmer ).

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

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  • Sabel E Baum in household of Herbert J Baum, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Sabel E Baum in household of Herbert Baum, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Sabel Baum in household of Herbert J Baum, "United States Census, 1940"

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