Delbert Vernon Sylvester

14 October 1909–8 July 1946 (Age 36)
Cottonwood, Callahan, Texas, United States

The Life of Delbert Vernon

When Delbert Vernon Sylvester was born on 14 October 1909, in Cottonwood, Callahan, Texas, United States, his father, Delbert Hayden Sylvester, was 24 and his mother, Minty P Welty, was 21. He married Hazel Greear on 3 February 1930, in Porterville, Tulare, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Porterville, Tulare, California, United States in 1930 and Porterville Judicial Township, Tulare, California, United States in 1940. He died on 8 July 1946, in Phoenix, Maricopa, Arizona, United States, at the age of 36, and was buried in Memory Lawn Cemetery, Phoenix, Maricopa, Arizona, United States.

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Delbert Vernon Sylvester
Hazel Greear
Marriage: 3 February 1930
Delbert Kenneth Sylvester

Spouse and Children

3 February 1930
Porterville, Tulare, California, United States


    Delbert Kenneth Sylvester


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World Events (8)

1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 1

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

Age 3

New Mexico is the 47th state.

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

Name Meaning

English and German: from a personal name (Latin Silvester, a derivative of silva ‘wood’). This was borne by three popes, including a contemporary of Constantine the Great.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Delvert Sylvester in household of Lydia Sylvester, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Delbert V Sylvester in household of Delbert H Sylvester, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Vernon Sylvester, "United States Census, 1940"

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