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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Israel Yonker
Adela Frances Gardner
Ethel Mae Yonker
Mary Elizabeth Yonker
Charles Roy Yonker
George Yonker
Richard William Yonker
Frances Marie Yonker
Mabel Doris Yonker

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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.

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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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