Richard William Yonker

22 December 1904–2 February 1905
Philadelphia Monthly Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of Richard William

When Richard William Yonker was born on 22 December 1904, his father, Israel Yonker, was 32 and his mother, Adela Frances Gardner, was 29. He died on 2 February 1905, in Philadelphia Monthly Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 0, and was buried in Philadelphia Monthly Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Israel Yonker
1872–1936
Adela Frances Gardner
1875–1962
Ethel Mae Yonker
1894–1979
Mary Elizabeth Yonker
1895–1899
Charles Roy Yonker
1899–1918
George Yonker
1900–1968
Richard William Yonker
1904–1905
Frances Marie Yonker
1906–1965
Mabel Doris Yonker
1909–2004

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World Events (1)

1905 · The Movie Theater
Age 1
The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 

Name Meaning

Americanized form of Dutch Jonker .History: Jonker (actually Jonkheer) was the title given to Adriaen van der Donck for his service in ending the 1643–45 Indian war in New Netherland (now NY); out of gratitude he was given a tract of land north of Manhattan that is now known as Yonkers. As far as is known Adriaen van der Donck had no children when he died in 1655.

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

Possible Related Names

Jonker

Sources (3)

  • Richard W. Yonker, "Pennsylvania, Philadelphia City Births, 1860-1906"
  • Richard Yonker, "Pennsylvania, Philadelphia City Death Certificates, 1803-1915"
  • Richard Yonker, "Find A Grave Index"

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