Martin Kaufman

Brief Life History of Martin

When Martin Kaufman was born in January 1872, in Ohio, United States, his father, Frederick Kaufman, was 24 and his mother, Margaret Graves, was 27. He married Sarah Jane Davis on 26 December 1900, in Bladen, Webster, Nebraska, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Silver Lake Township, Adams, Nebraska, United States in 1910 and Batin Township, Webster, Nebraska, United States for about 10 years. He died on 21 September 1931, in Bladen, Webster, Nebraska, United States, at the age of 59.

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Martin Kaufman
Sarah Jane Davis
Marriage: 26 December 1900
Blanche Marie Kaufman
Martin Levi Kaufman
Helen Margaret Kaufman
Laurel Mae Kaufman
Charles Frederick Kaufman
Robert L. Kaufman
Ruth Marion Kaufman

Sources (9)

  • Martin Kaufman in household of Fred Kaufman, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Martin M. Kaufman in entry for Oscar William Koertner, "Nebraska Marriages, 1855-1995"
  • Martin Kaufman, "United States Census, 1930"

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Historical Boundaries: 1886: Webster, Nebraska, United States

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

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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