Edwin Benjamin Garber

28 December 1872–before 21 August 1942 (Age 69)
Ohio, United States

The Life 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 Wisswasser 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, at the age of 69.

Photos & Memories (0)

Photos & Memories

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about him you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Edwin Benjamin Garber
Clara B Wisswasser
Marriage: 20 March 1898
Herald B Garber
Harold Donald Garber
Vernon Garber

Spouse and Children

20 March 1898
Auglaize, Ohio, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Jacob Garber


    Sarah Parson




    Minnie Elizabeth Garber


    Anna M. Garber


    John E Garber


    William Garber


    Charlie Garber


+4 More Children

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

1 English: occupational name for a reaper or harvester, or for someone who collected wheatsheaves owed in rent, from an agent derivative of Middle English garbe ‘wheatsheaf’ ( see Garbe ).2 North German: from a personal name composed of geri, gari ‘spear’ + berht ‘bright’, ‘famous’.3 North German form of Gerber .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Edwin Garber, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Edwin B Garber, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Edwin B Garber, "United States Census, 1920"

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account to view more about your family.
Create a free account
Share this with your family and friends.