Joseph Silver

Brief Life History of Joseph

When Joseph Silver was born on 21 July 1878, in Brooklyn, Kings, New York, United States, his father, Israel Silver, was 30 and his mother, Rachael Hilkowitz, was 25. He married Annie Kramer on 14 July 1902, in Kings, New York, United States. He lived in Kings, New York, United States in 1920. He died on 2 November 1947, in Brooklyn, Kings, New York, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Brooklyn, Kings, New York, United States.

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Joseph Silver
Bertha Fromet
Marriage: 4 December 1910
Ruth Silver
Isabella Silver
Shirley Virginia Silver
Schuley Silver

Sources (8)

  • Joseph Silver, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Joseph Silver, "New York, New York City Marriage Records, 1829-1940"
  • Joseph Silver, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

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

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

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: Jewish Hyman, Meyer, Emanuel, Myer, Hymen, Isadore, Yetta, Avrum, Dorit, Dov.

English: nickname from Middle English silver(e) ‘silver’, for someone with silver-colored hair, a rich man, or a silversmith.

English: habitational name from Monksilver in Somerset, or one or more other places called with Old English seolfor ‘silver’, especially when referring to the appearance of a stream.

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

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