Timelines for year 1880
Though many sources indicate O. Henry's real name as "William Sydney Porter", his middle name at birth was actually Sidney with an "i". He changed the spelling of his middle name to "Sydney" when he began working for newspapers in the 1880s.
Family name was originally Rojazinsky, becoming Rodgers when his father changed the family name to a more Americanized one sometime in the 1880s.
Born in Essex Co. and died in Los Angeles Co., daughter of Russian Jewish immigrant parents Leopold Albertson, a shoemaker born in Russia on 14 May 1880, and wife (married in Boston, Suffolk Co., MA, 25 Dec 1900) Flora Kraft, born in Russia on 25 Dec 1879 and died in Los Angeles Co., CA, 30 Jun 1955, who married secondly in Lynn, Essex Co., MA, 1 June 1910 Alexander Eliss Ehrlich, a barber born in Russia 5 Aug 1884 and died in Los Angeles Co., CA, 26 Jan 1973.
His maternal grandfather, Belgian violinist Alfred Megerlin (1880-1941), was concertmaster of the New York Philharmonic (1918-1922), the Minneapolis Symphony (1923-1926), and the Los Angeles Philharmonic (1927-1929).
Nephew of Metropolitan Opera baritone Arthur Middleton (1880-1929), who was also his first voice teacher.
Born to Reginald Claypoole Vanderbilt (1880-1925), a railroad heir, and his second wife Gloria Laura Mercedes Morgan (1904-1965), she became heiress of a four million dollar trust due to her father's death, being just 15 months old.
Although his obituary in the New York Times claims he was 53 when he died, the California death records list his birth year as 1880, making him 61.
Descended from Irish Protestants from Ulster who emigrated to the United States in the 1880s.
Was raised in Beaver Dam, Wisconsin, where his mother had been born in 1880.
Grew up in London and moved back to Dublin in 1880.
His full name is Stephen Weaver Collins. His middle name, Weaver, is a family name on his mother's side. His great-great grandfather was General James B. Weaver, the 1880 Greenback party candidate and the 1892 Populist party candidate for President of the United States. In 1892 General Weaver won 22 electorial votes.
Her father was Knowlton Lyman (Snake) Ames, who played fullback for Princeton in the 1880s.
Daughter of Colonel Anderson Giannini (1880-1964) and Ora Lee Mann Giannini (1885-1962).
Jacqueline is 5th generation in the entertainment industry on her mother's side. Her family's roots in the industry date back to the late 1880s in Vaudeville. Miss Mackenzie is the daughter of NY born television and film actress Liane Curtis and the grand-daughter of Jack Curtis.