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THE SILVER FAMILY HISTORY
The English surname Silvers is of several distinct origins.
Firstly, it came from the Old English word “silfor,” meaning, “Silversmith the persons name would have been someone who was a silversmith.
In addition, the name may have come from the Old English “seolfre,” meaning “silvery stream,” and would refer to someone who lived by a stream.
Different spellings of this family name include Silver, Silvar, Silber, Silvers, Silvars, Silvia, Sylvia and others.
First found in Hertfordshire, where the family was anciently seated as Lords of the Manor.
Some of the first settlers of this family name, were Thomas Silver, who settled in Ipswich, Massachusetts in 1637, Archibald Silver, a Scottish Quaker who settled in West New Jersey in 1680.
RootsWeb’s WorldConnect Project: Oliver Morben 1915-1991 and Jeanne Allen 1926-1951 – William Griffith Silver (1800-1880)
Name: William Griffith SILVER 1 2 3 4
Birth: 14 JUN 1800 in Frederick, Frederick Co., MD 5 2 6 7 8 4
Death: ABT 1880 in Transylvania Co., NC 7
Death: 1916 8
Note:[Silver GEDCOM Database, Southern US (Kona) Branch]
see notes under Sarah Paulina Silver 1842
…..2 William Griffith SILVER, b.1800 Frederick, Frederick Co, MD; d.abt.1880, Transylvania Co, NC
…..+ (w1) Mary Mira FERGUSON, m.abt.1820, Yancey Co, NC
…..+ (w2, h2) Lucinda Roland b.abt.1825 Yancey Co., NC;
m.1872, Yancey Co, NC
Try these variations to the Silvers name to find more ancestors:
Saalberg | Salabar | Saalfrank | Sahlberg | Sailbury
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Our Second Silver Generation in America
Our First Silver Generation in America