Elijah Bristow Gabbert

Brief Life History of Elijah Bristow

When Elijah Bristow Gabbert was born on 6 June 1866, in Pleasant Hill, Lane, Oregon, United States, his father, Francis Marion Gabbert, was 34 and his mother, Louisa Browning, was 25. He married Edith Sofronia Callahan on 13 January 1897, in Douglas, Oregon, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Myrtle Creek, Douglas, Oregon, United States in 1880 and Leland, Josephine, Oregon, United States in 1900. He died on 6 January 1911, in Glendale, Douglas, Oregon, United States, at the age of 44, and was buried in Myrtle Creek, Douglas, Oregon, United States.

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Elijah Bristow Gabbert
Edith Sofronia Callahan
Marriage: 13 January 1897
Evelyn Marion Gabbert
Holmes Bristow Gabbert
Aseneth Helen Gabbert

Sources (14)

  • Bristow E Galbert, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Bristow Gabbert - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: Elijah Bristow Gabbert
  • E. B. Gabbert, "Oregon Marriages, 1853-1935"

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1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

1867 · Oregon Pioneer Association

The Oregon Pioneer Society was organized in October 1867. Their purpose was to keep a list of members and when they moved to Oregon. The Oregon Pioneer Society became the Oregon Pioneer Association on October 18, 1873. The Association dissolved in 1928. 

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning


from a personal name, a variant of Gebhardt .

habitational name from a place so named in Pomerania.

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

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