Edward Kaufman

Brief Life History of Edward

When Edward Kaufman was born on 16 November 1908, in New York, United States, his father, John Eli Kaufman, was 26 and his mother, Rose Baube, was 26. He married Lauretta Garraghan on 26 June 1934, in Genesee, New York, United States. He died on 16 February 1986, in Batavia, Genesee, New York, United States, at the age of 77.

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Edward Kaufman
Lauretta Garraghan
Marriage: 26 June 1934

Sources (4)

  • Edward Kauffman in household of John Kauffman, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Edward Kauffman, "New York, County Marriages, 1847-1848; 1908-1936"
  • Edward J Kauffman, "United States Census, 1940"

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World Events (8)

1909 · The NAACP is formed

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

1917 · Women Given the Right to Vote in New York

Voters in New York approve a bill giving women the right to vote. This is passed three years prior to the 19th amendment to the U.S. Constitution which allowed women to vote nationwide.


13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Jewish Hyman, Meyer, Chaim, Emanuel, Moshe, Eytan, Herschel, Zvi, Ari, Aron.

Americanized form of German Kaufmann , and a variant of the same Jewish surname.

Jewish (Ashkenazic): from the personal name Kaufman meaning ‘merchant’. Compare Koyfman 2.

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

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