Herman A Kaufman


Brief Life History of Herman A

Herman A Kaufman was born in 1865, in Germany. He married Sarah Klaber in 1899. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Pierce, Washington, United States in 1910 and Tacoma, Pierce, Washington, United States in 1910. He died in 1924, at the age of 59, and was buried in Lakewood, Pierce, Washington, United States.

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Herman A Kaufman
Sarah Klaber
Marriage: 1899
Elsa Kaufman

Sources (4)

  • Herman Kaufmann in household of Bertha Glaiver, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Herman A Kauffmann, "California Death Index, 1905-1939"
  • Herman A Kaufman, "United States Census, 1910"

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  • Children (1)

    World Events (8)


    Age 0

    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

    1869 · Transcontinental Railroad Reaches San Francisco

    Age 4

    The first transcontinental railroad reached San Francisco in 1869. The Western Pacific Railroad Company built the track from Oakland to Sacramento. The Central Pacific Railroad Company of California built the section from Sacramento to Promontory Summit Utah. The railroad linked isolated California to the rest of the country which had far-reaching effects on the social and economical development of the state.

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

    Age 16

    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.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Jewish Hyman, Meyer, Chaim, Emanuel, Moshe, Eytan, Herschel, Zvi, Ari, Aron.

    Americanized form of German Kaufmann , and a variant of the same Jewish surname.

    Jewish (Ashkenazic): from the personal name Kaufman meaning ‘merchant’. Compare Koyfman 2.

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

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