Susanna Reber

22 June 1780–8 September 1838 (Age 58)
Allen Township, Northampton, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Susanna

When Susanna Reber was born on 22 June 1780, in Allen Township, Northampton, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Johann Adam Reber, was 37 and her mother, Maria Eva Bast, was 29. She married Wilhelm 'William' Eckert about 1797, in Lehigh, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 6 daughters. She died on 8 September 1838, in Allentown, Lehigh, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 58.

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Family Time Line

Wilhelm 'William' Eckert
Susanna Reber
Marriage: about 1797
John Eckert
William H Eckert Jr.
Maria Eckert
Maria Eckert
Maria Eckert
Hannah Eckert
Eliza Eckert
Susan Eckert

Spouse and Children

    Wilhelm 'William' Eckert



about 1797
Lehigh, Pennsylvania, United States


    John Eckert



    Maria Eckert


    Maria Eckert


    Maria Eckert


+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1781 · The First Constitution

Age 1

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.
1787 · Second State to Ratify U.S. Constitution

Age 7

On December 12, 1787, Pennsylvania ratified the U.S. Constitution.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 20

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

Name Meaning

1 German and Swiss German: occupational name for a vine-dresser or vintner, from Middle High German rebe ‘vine’ + -er agent suffix.2 German and Swiss German: from a Germanic personal name, Radobert, formed with rād, rāt ‘counsel’, ‘advice’ + berht ‘bright’.

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

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Sources (2)

  • Reber Eckert, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Susanna Reber - Published information: Family genealogies: birth-name: Susanna Reber

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