Susanna Reber

Brief Life History 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
1771–1848
Susanna Reber
1780–1838
Marriage: about 1797
John Eckert
about 1799–about 1799
William H Eckert Jr.
1800–1865
Maria Eckert
before 1804–before 1804
Maria Eckert
before 1804–before 1804
Maria Eckert
before 1804–1827
Hannah Eckert
1805–1878
Eliza Eckert
1808–1882
Susan Eckert
1819–1850

Sources (2)

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

World Events (8)

1781 · The First Constitution

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

On December 12, 1787, Pennsylvania ratified the U.S. Constitution.

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

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

German, Alsatian, and Swiss German: occupational name for a vine-dresser or vintner, from Middle High German rebe ‘vine’ + -er agent suffix. Compare Rebert 1.

German: variant of Rebert 2.

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

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