Elizabeth Geberich

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

The Life 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

MARRIAGE
about 1832
York, Pennsylvania, United States
children

(9)

    Edward G Fair

    Male1835–1919Male

    Israel G Fair

    Male1836–1920Male

    Emaline Fair

    Female1838–Female

    Mathilda G Fair

    Female1840–1915Female

    Abdiel Fair

    Male1843–1864Male

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Georg Peter Gerberich

    Male1774–1838Male

    Charlotta Froescher

    Female1776–1823Female

siblings

(7)

    John Froescher Garverick

    Male1805–1872Male

    George Washington Garbrick

    Male1807–1863Male

    Female1809–1899Female

    Catherine Gerberich

    Female1815–1846Female

    Samuel F. Garverick

    Male1817–1884Male

+2 More Children

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 (3)

  • 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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