Josephine Szerna Szabados

19 March 1877–18 March 1953 (Age 75)
Hungary

The Life of Josephine

When Josephine Szerna Szabados was born on 19 March 1877, in Hungary, her father, Joannes Szerna, was 37 and her mother, Susa Trulik, was 42. She had at least 2 sons and 3 daughters with Martin Szabados. She died on 18 March 1953, in Bloomington, McLean, Illinois, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Saint Joseph's Cemetery, Bloomington Township, McLean, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Martin Szabados
1870–1929
Josephine Szerna Szabados
1877–1953
Erwin Joseph Szabados
1893–1973
Josephine Szabados Clark
1902–1938
Fred M Szabados
1907–1992
Marie Szabados Westerdahl
1914–1982
Suzanne Szabados Myers
1923–2002

Spouse and Children

children

(5)

Parents and Siblings

    Joannes Szerna

    Male1840–Male

    Susa Trulik

    Female1835–1907Female

siblings

(2)

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 4

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1885 · The First Skyscraper

Age 8

The Home Insurance Building is considered to be the first skyscraper in the world. It was supported both inside and outside by steel and metal that were deemed fireproof and also it was reinforced with concrete. It originally had ten stories but in 1891 two more were added.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 21

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning

Italian (Sicilian): topographic name for someone who lived where alders grew, from Sicilian sberna ‘alder’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Josephine Szabados in household of Martin Szabados, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Josephine Szarne Szabados in entry for Fred M Szabados, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Josophine Saerna in entry for Josephine Clark, "Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947"

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