John Theodore Faber

29 June 1889–
Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States

The Life Summary of John Theodore

When John Theodore Faber was born on 29 June 1889, in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Andrew Andreas Faber, was 44 and his mother, Matilda Thea Knudson, was 44. He married Mary Elizabeth Reardon on 22 September 1912, in Wakefield, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Boston Ward 1, Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States for about 10 years.

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John Theodore Faber
Mary Elizabeth Reardon
Marriage: 22 September 1912
Alice Mary Faber
John Andrew Faber

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    22 September 1912Wakefield, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act
    Age 1
    This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
    1890 · Woman's Suffrage
    Age 1
    An organization formed in favor of women's suffrages. By combining the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association, the NAWSA eventually increased in membership up to two million people. It is still one of the largest voluntary organizations in the nation today and held a major role in passing the Nineteenth Amendment.
    Age 31
    The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

    Name Meaning

    German, Dutch, French (Alsace and Lorraine), and Danish; Slovak and Czech (mainly Fáber): occupational name from Latin faber ‘blacksmith’. At the time of the Reformation, it was much used as a humanistic name, a translation into Latin of vernacular surnames such as German Schmidt and Dutch Smit . Compare Fabri and Fauber .History: In North America, this surname was originally also part of a title. It was François Lefebvre, sieur Duplessis Faber from Paris, France, whose title sieur Duplessis Faber was shortened into the surname Faber. He married Marie-Madeleine Chorel in Champlain, QC, in 1689.

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

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    Sources (11)

    • John T. Faber in entry for Alice Mary Faber, "Massachusetts Births, 1841-1915"
    • John Faber in household of Andrew Faber, "United States Census, 1910"
    • John Theodore Faber, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1841-1915"

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