Elizabeth Geberich

Female8 July 1809–23 September 1899

Brief Life History 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
Elizabeth Geberich
Marriage: about 1832
Edward G Fair
Israel G Fair
Emaline Carlotha Fair
Matilda G Fair
Abdiel Fair
Abdiel FAIR
Melvina Fair
Sevilla Barbara Fair
Amos Gerberich Fair

Sources (10)

  • Eliz Fair in household of Cornelius Klinefelter, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Elizabeth Fair, "Pennsylvania Deaths and Burials, 1720-1999"
  • Elizabeth Fair in entry for Abdiel Fair, "Pennsylvania Cemetery Records, ca. 1700-ca. 1950"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1832York, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Children (9)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (7)

    +2 More Children

    World Events (8)


    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 ancient Germanic elements gār, gēr ‘spear’ + berht ‘bright, famous’.

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

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