Adam J. Lieb

Male31 May 1853–14 January 1916

Brief Life History of Adam J.

When Adam J. Lieb was born on 31 May 1853, in Nicktown, Barr Township, Cambria, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Adam Joseph Lieb, was 40 and his mother, Elizabeth Vogl, was 35. He married Mary Cecilia Luther on 2 May 1876, in Carrolltown, Cambria, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Cambria, Pennsylvania, United States in 1900 and Barr Township, Cambria, Pennsylvania, United States in 1910. He died on 14 January 1916, in Nicktown, Barr Township, Cambria, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Saint Nicholas Cemetery, Nicktown, Barr Township, Cambria, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Adam J. Lieb
Mary Cecilia Luther
Marriage: 2 May 1876
Rose Mary Lieb
Augustine Aloysius Lieb
William Henry Lieb
Bernetta Leib
Albert Cuthbert Lieb
Louis Joseph Lieb
Rubin Gilbert Lieb
Raymond A Lieb
Earl John Lieb
Marie Cecelia Lieb
Bertha A Lieb

Sources (13)

  • Adam Leab in household of Adam Leab, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Adam Lieb in entry for Bert C. Lieb and Bertha M. Marsh, "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950"
  • Adam Lieb, "United States Census, 1880"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    2 May 1876Carrolltown, Cambria, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Children (11)

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    Siblings (8)

    +3 More Children

    World Events (8)


    Age 10

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    1863 · Battle of Gettysburg

    Age 10

    The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.

    1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

    Age 17

    Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

    Name Meaning

    German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname for a pleasant or agreeable person, from Middle High German liep ‘dear, beloved’, Yiddish lib or German lieb. This word was also used as a personal name, both alone (German) and in compounds (German and Jewish).

    German (of Slavic origin): from a short form of any of numerous Slavic personal names based on Old Slavic ljubъ ‘beloved, dear’.

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

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