Anna Garber Longenecker

11 April 1857–9 March 1930 (Age 72)
West Donegal Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Anna Garber

When Anna Garber Longenecker was born on 11 April 1857, in West Donegal Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, John Brenneman Longenecker, was 39 and her mother, Nancy Siegrist Garber, was 36. She married Levi Snyder Kraybill about 1872, in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. She lived in East Donegal Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States in 1880 and Maytown, East Donegal Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States in 1900. She died on 9 March 1930, in West Donegal Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in West Donegal Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Levi Snyder Kraybill
Anna Garber Longenecker
Marriage: about 1872
Emma Longenecker Kraybill
Lizzie L. Kraybill
Mary L. Kraybill
Ruth Longenecker Kraybill
Irvin Longenecker Kraybill

Spouse and Children

about 1872
Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States


    Emma Longenecker Kraybill


    Lizzie L. Kraybill


    Mary L. Kraybill




Parents and Siblings



+5 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 6

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · Battle of Gettysburg

Age 6

The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.
1877 · First National Strike in U.S. Begins In Pittsburgh Against Pennsylvania Railroad

Age 20

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.

Name Meaning

Altered spelling of Swiss German Langenecker, a habitational name for someone from any of several places called Langeneck, from Old High German lang ‘long’ + egga ‘corner’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Anna Longenecker in household of John Longenecker, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Annie Longanecker in household of John Longanecker, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Annie Kraybill in household of Levi Kraybill, "United States Census, 1880"

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