Carolina Minnie Garis

12 March 1876–20 October 1954 (Age 78)
Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Carolina Minnie

When Carolina Minnie Garis was born on 12 March 1876, in Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Irvin Henry Garis, was 24 and her mother, Mary Ella Dennis, was 20. She married Elias Harper Schreffler on 9 November 1893, in Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Porter Township, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, United States in 1910 and Pine Grove, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, United States in 1930. She died on 20 October 1954, in Rush Township, Centre, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Tremont, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Elias Harper Schreffler
1872–1921
Carolina Minnie Garis
1876–1954
Marriage: 9 November 1893
Infant Son Schreffler
1893–1893
Roy Harper Schreffler
1894–1958
Ida Schreffler
1900–
Philip Cornelius Schreffler
1903–1963
Clarence Theo Schreffler
1904–1971
Lester Shreffler
1908–1908

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
9 November 1893
Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, United States
children

(6)

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    Irvin Henry Garis

    Male1851–1907Male

    Mary Ella Dennis

    Female1855–1932Female

siblings

(5)

    Female1876–1954Female

    Bessie M Garris

    Female1880–Female

    Ervin Garis

    Male1883–1883Male

    Elmer Ellsworth Garis

    Male1888–1932Male

    Helen Elizabeth Garis

    Female1895–1941Female

World Events (8)

1877 · First National Strike in U.S. Begins In Pittsburgh Against Pennsylvania Railroad

Age 1

Coming out of an economic crisis, everyone was worried when cuts started happening in the railroad. They went on what would the great railroad strike of 1877.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 5

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 22

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning

1 German: variant of Gehris .2 French: variant of Garris .3 Greek (of Albanian origin): of uncertain origin; possibly a topographic name from Albanian garre ‘ditch’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Minnie C Schreffler, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Carline M Shreffler in household of Elias H Shreffler, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Minnie Schreffler in household of Elias Schreffler, "United States Census, 1910"

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