John Seres


Brief Life History of John

John Seres was born in 1882, in Austria. He had at least 3 sons and 3 daughters with Helene Olos. He lived in Susquehanna Township, Cambria, Pennsylvania, United States in 1920 and Bridgeport, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States in 1930.

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John Seres
Helene Olos
Susie Seres
Frank Seres
Elizabeth Seres
John Seres
Helen Seres
Michael Seres

Sources (4)

  • John Seres, "United States Census, 1940"
  • John Seres in entry for John Seres, "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-2008"
  • John Seres, "United States Census, 1930"

Spouse and Children

Children (6)

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World Events (8)

1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 0

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.


Age 30

Italy, Austria, and Germany renew the Triple Alliance. The alliance lasts for three more years.

1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 31

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Hungarian Akos, Gabor, Laszlo, Tamas, Zoltan.

Hungarian: occupational name from seres ‘brewer’, a derivative of ser or sör ‘beer’.

Jewish (from Hungary): adoption of the name in 1 above either as a Hungarian calque of the formerly used German-based surname, or because the Hungarian surname (or word) has some sounds in common with the original surname.

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

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