Peter Faber II

18 November 1854–23 December 1930 (Age 76)
Jackson, Washington, Wisconsin Territory, United States

The Life of Peter

When Peter Faber II was born on 18 November 1854, in Jackson, Washington, Wisconsin Territory, United States, his father, Johann Peter Faber I, was 26 and his mother, Margaretha Maria Klumb, was 21. He married Caroline Martin on 2 December 1880, in Lynn, Clark, Wisconsin, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Jackson, Washington, Wisconsin, United States for about 5 years and Sherwood, Clark, Wisconsin, United States in 1900. He died on 23 December 1930, in Lynn, Clark, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Lynn, Clark, Wisconsin, United States.

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Family Time Line

Peter Faber II
Rose Sanger
Marriage: 11 May 1892
Adeline Faber
Laura Elizabeth Faber
Gertrude Margaret Faber
Susana Machilda Faber
Helen Faber
Rose Faber
Geneva Ruth Faber

Spouse and Children

11 May 1892
Fremont, Clark, Wisconsin, United States


+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Johann Peter Faber I


    Margaretha Maria Klumb




+6 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 9

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1867 · The First Successful Typewriter is Invented

Age 13

A patent was filed on October 11, 1867, on a new direct action typewriter. The patent was filed by Christopher Latham Sholes, Carlos Glidden, and Samuel Soule who had invented the prototype in Milwaukee.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 21

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

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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Story Highlight


Peter Faber, 1854 Source: 1918 History of Clark Co., WI, by Franklyn, Curtiss-Wedge, pg.592 - 593 PETER FABER, a progressive farmer of Section: 4, Lynn Township, is a native of Wisconsin, having bee …

Sources (3)

  • Peter Faber in household of Peter Faber, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Peter Faber, "Wisconsin State Census, 1875"
  • Peter Faber in household of Peter Faber, "United States Census, 1870"

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