Barbara Stauffer Ebersole

Female16 October 1892–4 July 1979

Brief Life History of Barbara Stauffer

When Barbara Stauffer Ebersole was born on 16 October 1892, in Rapho Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Seth Eby Ebersole, was 23 and her mother, Martha Rutt Stauffer, was 25. She married Jacob Engle Brubaker in 1918, in Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Lancaster, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States in 1920 and Manheim, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States in 1930. She died on 4 July 1979, in Manheim Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Landisville Mennonite Cemetery, Landisville, East Hempfield Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Jacob Engle Brubaker
Barbara Stauffer Ebersole
Marriage: 1918
Naomi Brubaker

Sources (9)

  • Barbra S Brubaker, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Barbara Ebersole - Published information: birth-name: Barbara Ebersole
  • Barbara Brubaker, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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  • Marriage
    1918Pennsylvania, United States
  • Children (1)

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    World Events (8)

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

    Age 4

    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

    1905 · The Movie Theater

    Age 13

    The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 

    1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

    Age 24

    Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

    Name Meaning

    Americanized form of Swiss German Aebersold (see Ebersold ), via its German altered form Ebersohl . It is found mainly in PA. Compare Ebersol , Eversole , Eversoll , and Eversull .

    History: This is the name of a Swiss Mennonite family, originally spelled Aebersold. It is found among the descendants of the Mennonite immigrants of Swiss origin bearing the name Ebersohl, who came to PA in the 18th century from Germany.

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

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    "BRUBAKER - Entered into rest in Manheim Twp, Pa. on July 4, 1979. BARBARA EBERSOLE BRUBAKER, wife of Rev. Jacob E . Brubaker of 440 Camp Meeting Rd., Landisvllie, Pa. in her 87th year. Relatives and …

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