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.

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Family Time Line

Edwin Benjamin Garber
1872–1942
Clara B Wisswasser
1877–1959
Marriage: 20 March 1898
Herald B Garber
1899–1997
Harold Donald Garber
1899–1984
Vernon Garber
1907–1996

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
20 March 1898
Auglaize, Ohio, United States
children

(3)

Parents and Siblings

    Jacob Garber

    Male1839–1901Male

    Sarah Parson

    Female1841–Female

siblings

(9)

    Minnie Elizabeth Garber

    Female1863–1910Female

    Anna M. Garber

    Female1866–Female

    John E Garber

    Male1868–1932Male

    William Garber

    Male1870–Male

    Charlie Garber

    Male1871–Male

+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.

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Sources (3)

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

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