Valentine Zerbe

1744–1813 (Age 69)
Host, Tulpehocken Township, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of Valentine

When Valentine Zerbe was born in 1744, in Host, Tulpehocken Township, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, George Peter Zerbe, was 42 and his mother, Anna Christina Lauck, was 28. He married Salome Ney about 1767, in Berks, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He died in 1813, in Tulpehocken Township, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 69.

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Valentine Zerbe
Salome Ney
Marriage: about 1767
Anna Elisabeth Zerbe
Andreas Zerben
Maria Magdalena Zerbe
Jonathan Zerbe
Andreas Zerbe

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1767Berks, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Children


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    +1 More Child

    World Events (6)

    Age 32
    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
    Age 32
    The Declaration of Independence was signed in Philadelphia on July 4, 1776. The liberty bell was first rung here to Celebrate this important document.
    1781 · The First Constitution
    Age 37
    Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.

    Name Meaning

    German: habitational name from any of the places called Zerbau, Zerben (near Magdeburg), or Zerbow. This surname is also found in Poland. Compare Servey , Zerba , and Zerby .

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

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    Sources (23)

    • Vallandin Zerben in entry for Andreas Zerben, "Pennsylvania, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Births and Baptisms, 1520-1999"
    • Valentin Zerben in entry for Margreth Weiser, "Pennsylvania, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Marriage Records, 1512-1989"
    • Pennsylvania, U.S., Septennial Census, 1779-1863

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