Emanuel David Sylvester

Male16 August 1884–8 October 1957

Brief Life History of Emanuel David

When Emanuel David Sylvester was born on 16 August 1884, in Orleans, Louisiana, United States, his father, George W Sylvester, was 30 and his mother, Celestine Anna Bertrand, was 24. He married Margaret Gray on 10 March 1915, in Orleans, Louisiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 8 October 1957, in New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, United States, at the age of 73.

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Family Time Line

Emanuel David Sylvester
Margaret Gray
Marriage: 10 March 1915
Antoniette Sylvestre
Manuel David Sylvester
Alma T Sylvester
Louise Sylvester
Joseph L Sylvester
Celestine Anna Sylvester

Sources (30)

  • Manuel D Sylvester, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Emanuel David Sylvester, "Louisiana, Orleans Parish, Birth Records, 1819-1906"
  • Manuel Sylvester, "Louisiana Parish Marriages, 1837-1957"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    10 March 1915Orleans, Louisiana, United States
  • Children (6)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (7)

    +2 More Children

    World Events (8)


    Age 2

    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

    1886 · Giving Working Men a Union

    Age 2

    The largest union group in the United States during the first half of the 20th century. It still exists today but merged with The Congress of Industrial Organization.


    Age 20

    St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.

    Name Meaning

    English and German: from the Middle English and Latin personal name Silvester ‘dweller in the forest’ (a derivative of silva ‘wood’). The name was borne by three popes, including a contemporary of Constantine the Great, and seems to have been first used in England by clerics.

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

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