Edwin Benjamin Garber

Male28 December 1872–before 21 August 1942

Brief Life History of Edwin Benjamin

When Edwin Benjamin Garber was born on 28 December 1872, in Ohio, United States, his father, Jacob Garber, was 33 and his mother, Sarah Parson, was 31. He married Clara B Wiswasser on 20 March 1898, in Auglaize, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. He lived in Springfield Township, Clark, Ohio, United States in 1930 and Springfield, Clark, Ohio, United States in 1940. He died before 21 August 1942, in Clark, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Edwin Benjamin Garber
1872–1942
Clara B Wiswasser
1877–1954
Marriage: 20 March 1898
Harold Donald Garber
1899–1987
Harold Joseph Garber
1899–1997
Vernon H. Garber
1907–1996

Sources (23)

  • Edwin Garber, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Edwin B. Tarber, "Ohio, County Births, 1841-2003"
  • Edwin B. Garber, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    20 March 1898Auglaize, Ohio, United States
  • Children (3)

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    Siblings (10)

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    World Events (8)

    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

    Age 3

    In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

    1875 · A New Civil Rights Act

    Age 3

    During the response to civil rights violations to African Americans, the bill was passed giving African Americans equal treatment in public accommodations, public transportation, and to prohibit exclusion from jury duty. While many in the public opposed this law, the African Americans greatly favored it.

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

    Age 24

    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.

    Name Meaning

    North German: from a personal name composed of gēri, gāri ‘spear’ + berht ‘bright, famous’.

    German: northern variant of Gerber .

    Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Gerber , from Yiddish garber.

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

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