Frank Paul Silva

1 October 1886–29 November 1964 (Age 78)
Applegate, Jackson, Oregon, United States

The Life of Frank Paul

When Frank Paul Silva was born on 1 October 1886, in Applegate, Jackson, Oregon, United States, his father, Manuel Silva, was 53 and his mother, Mary Cecilia, was 28. He had at least 3 sons and 2 daughters with Della Pursel. He lived in Josephine, Oregon, United States for about 5 years and Applerogue Election Precinct, Josephine, Oregon, United States in 1940. He died on 29 November 1964, in Grants Pass, Josephine, Oregon, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Jacksonville, Jackson, Oregon, United States.

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Family Time Line

Frank Paul Silva
Della Pursel
Lloyd F Silva
Earl Henry Silva
Esther Elnora Silva
Paul F Silva
Bettie Lou Silva

Spouse and Children



    Lloyd F Silva



    Esther Elnora Silva


    Paul F Silva


    Bettie Lou Silva


Parents and Siblings

    Manuel Silva


    Mary Cecilia




    Marie Silva


    Anna Silva


    Andrew Silva


    John M Silva



World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 4

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1891 · Angel Island Serves as Quarantine Station

Age 5

Angel Island served as a quarantine station for those diagnosed with bubonic plague beginning in 1891. A quarantine station was built on the island which was funded by the federal government at the cost of $98,000. The disease spread to port cities around the world, including the San Francisco Bay Area, during the third bubonic plague pandemic, which lasted through 1909.
1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 21

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.

Name Meaning

Portuguese, Galician, and Jewish (Sephardic): habitational name from any of the many places called Silva, or a topographic name from silva ‘thicket’, ‘bramble’.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Frank Sylvia in household of Manuel Sylvia, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Frank Silva, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Frank Silva, "United States Census, 1920"

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