John Theodore Faber

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

The Life 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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Family Time Line

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

Spouse and Children

22 September 1912
Wakefield, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States


    Alice Mary Faber


    John Andrew Faber


Parents and Siblings

    Andrew Andreas Faber


    Matilda Thea Knudson




    Caroline Wilamina Faber


    Andrew Joseph Faber



    Thomas William Faber


    John Theodore Faber


+2 More Children

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

1 Occupational name for a smith or ironworker, from Latin faber ‘craftsman’. This was in use as a surname in England, Scotland, and elsewhere in the Middle Ages and is also found as a personal name. 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.2 Secondary surname in French Canada for lefebvre . The name Fabert appears in Kaskaskia, IL, in 1725 .

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

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Sources (3)

  • John Faber in household of Andrew Faber, "United States Census, 1910"
  • T John Faber in household of Andrew Faber, "United States Census, 1900"
  • John T Faber, "United States Census, 1930"

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