Francisco De Silva

Brief Life History of Francisco

When Francisco De Silva was born on 12 March 1896, in North Kohala District, Hawaii, Hawaii, United States, his father, Manuel Joseph De Silva, was 35 and his mother, Maria Theresa De Jesus Laranja, was 22. He married Hilda Emma Rego Torres in 1930, in Honolulu, Oahu, Hawaii, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Hawi, Hawaii, Hawaii, United States in 1920 and Representative District 4, Oahu, Hawaii, United States in 1940. He died on 22 July 1985, at the age of 89, and was buried in Honolulu, Oahu, Hawaii, United States.

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Francisco De Silva
Hilda Emma Rego Torres
Marriage: 1930
Eva De Silva
Frances De Silva
Joseph Bernent De Silva

Sources (10)

  • Frank Silva in household of Manuel Silva Jr., "United States Census, 1920"
  • Frank De Silva, "Hawaii, Board of Health, Marriage Record Indexes, 1909-1989"
  • Frank de Silva, "United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942"

World Events (8)

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.


Historical Parent Boundaries: 1898 – 1900 Haiwaii Annexation. 1900 - 1907 Oahu County. Hawaii Territory 1907 – Present: Hololulu County. County and City consolidated.


The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Indian Dilip, Anirban, Gopal, Alok, Anindya, Arunava, Asit, Asok, Dibyendu, Goutam, Indra, Indranil.

Indian: variant of Dey .

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

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