Sidney Worms

Male27 July 1878–13 October 1949

Brief Life History of Sidney

When Sidney Worms was born on 27 July 1878, in Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States, his father, Abraham Worms, was 39 and his mother, Cecilia "Celia" Friend, was 32. He married Hortense Stern on 14 June 1904, in The Bronx, New York City, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. He immigrated to New York City, New York, United States in 1926 and lived in Westchester, New York, United States in 1920 and New Rochelle, Westchester, New York, United States for about 10 years. He died on 13 October 1949, at the age of 71, and was buried in Hawthorne, Mount Pleasant, Westchester, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

Sidney Worms
Hortense Stern
Marriage: 14 June 1904
Ruth Worms
Aimee Louise Worms
Gladys Worms

Sources (20)

  • Sidney Worms, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Worms, "New York, New York City Births, 1846-1909"
  • Sidney A. Worms, "New York, New York City Marriage Records, 1829-1940"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    14 June 1904The Bronx, New York City, New York, United States
  • Children (3)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (3)

    World Events (8)

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

    Age 3

    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 4

    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.

    1898 · War with the Spanish

    Age 20

    After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: German Wolf.

    German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): habitational name from Worms, on the Rhine.

    English (London): variant of Worm with plural or post-medieval excrescent -s.

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

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