Jacob Engle Brubaker

Male1897–5 June 1981

Brief Life History of Jacob Engle

When Jacob Engle Brubaker was born in 1897, in Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Sem Stauffer Brubaker, was 25 and his mother, Bertha Engle, was 24. He married Barbara Stauffer Ebersole in 1918, in Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Manheim, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States in 1930 and Manheim Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States in 1940. He died on 5 June 1981, at the age of 84, and was buried in Landisville, East Hempfield Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Jacob Engle Brubaker
Barbara Stauffer Ebersole
Marriage: 1918
Naomi Brubaker

Sources (8)

  • Jacob Brubaker in household of Samuel S Brubaker, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Jacob E. Brubaker - Published information: birth-name: Jacob E. Brubaker
  • Jacob Engle Brubaker, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

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

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    Siblings (9)

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    World Events (8)

    1898 · War with the Spanish

    Age 1

    After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

    1905 · The Movie Theater

    Age 8

    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. 

    1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

    Age 22

    The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

    Name Meaning

    Americanized form of German and Swiss German Brubacher .

    History: This is the name of a Swiss Mennonite family, originally spelled Brubacher .

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

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