Elizabeth Geberich

8 July 1809–23 September 1899 (Age 90)
York, York, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Geberich was born on 8 July 1809, in York, York, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Georg Peter Gerberich, was 35 and her mother, Charlotta Froescher, was 33. She married Amos Fair about 1832, in York, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Codorus Township, York, Pennsylvania, United States for about 10 years and Shrewsbury Township, York, Pennsylvania, United States in 1870. She died on 23 September 1899, in York, York, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Shrewsbury, York, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Amos Fair
1811–1863
Elizabeth Geberich
1809–1899
Marriage: about 1832
Edward G Fair
1835–1919
Israel G Fair
1836–1920
Emaline Fair
1838–
Mathilda G Fair
1840–1915
Abdiel Fair
1843–1864
Abdiel FAIR
1843–1864
Melvina Fair
1846–1938
Sebilla Barbara Fair
1848–1873
Amos Gerberich Fair
1849–1927

Spouse and Children

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World Events (8)

1812
Age 3
War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1812 · Harrisburg Becomes the State Capital
Age 3
Harrisburg had important parts with migration, the Civil War, and the Industrial Revolution. 
1836 · Remember the Alamo
Age 27
Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

Name Meaning

German: from the personal name Gerberich, composed of the Germanic elements gār, gēr ‘spear’ + berht ‘bright’, ‘famous’.

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

Sources (10)

  • Eliz Fair in household of Cornelius Klinefelter, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Elizabeth Fair in household of Amos Fair, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Elizabeth Fair in household of Amos Fair, "United States Census, 1860"

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