John Jacob Abramavitz Silver

27 March 1883–7 April 1964 (Age 81)
Russian Empire

The Life of John Jacob Abramavitz

John Jacob Abramavitz Silver was born on 27 March 1883, in Russian Empire. He married Fanny Dennenberg in Russia, Soviet Union. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 7 April 1964, in San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States, at the age of 81.

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John Jacob Abramavitz Silver
Fanny Dennenberg
Louis J Silver
Sylvia Ethyl Silver
Charles Solomon Silver
Lillian Silver
Barney J Silver
Morris Silver
Anne Silver
Ruth Silver

Spouse and Children

Russia, Soviet Union


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World Events (8)


Age 3

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Age 11

Nicholas II crowned emperor.

Age 22

Bloody Sunday massacre in January begins Revolution of 1905, a year of labor and ethnic unrest.government issues so-called October Manifesto, calling for parliamentary elections.

Name Meaning

1 English: from Middle English silver ‘silver’, hence a nickname for a rich man or for someone with silvery gray hair, or a metonymic occupational name for a silversmith.2 English: topographic name from any of the various streams in different parts of England named with this word, probably from the silvery appearance of the water.3 Translation of German and Ashkenazic Jewish Silber .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Jacob Silva, "United States Census, 1920"
  • John Silver, "United States Census, 1940"
  • John Silver, "United States Census, 1930"

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