Michael Farber

7 March 1857–10 January 1939 (Age 81)
Rose Township, Carroll, Ohio, United States

The Life of Michael

When Michael Farber was born on 7 March 1857, in Rose Township, Carroll, Ohio, United States, his father, Peter Farber, was 44 and his mother, Elizabeth Evans, was 40. He married Clara Alice Spies on 19 May 1897, in Carroll, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Magnolia, Rose Township, Carroll, Ohio, United States in 1900 and Rose, Carroll, Ohio, United States for about 20 years. He died on 10 January 1939, in Rose Township, Carroll, Ohio, United States, at the age of 81.

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Family Time Line

Michael Farber
Clara Alice Spies
Marriage: 19 May 1897
Peter Gail Farber
Claire Elizabeth Farber
Hilda Diana Farber

Spouse and Children


    Clara Alice Spies


19 May 1897
Carroll, Ohio, United States


    Peter Gail Farber


    Claire Elizabeth Farber



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World Events (8)

1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Age 3

Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.

Age 6

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 24

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.

Name Meaning

German (Färber) and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a dyer, from Middle High German varwer (an agent derivative of varwe ‘color’) or from Yiddish farber.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Michael Farber, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Michael Farber, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Michael Farber, "United States Census, 1900"

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