Elmira Hemperly

1865–January 1946 (Age 81)
Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of Elmira

When Elmira Hemperly was born in 1865, in Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Henry Hemperly, was 36 and her mother, Mary Ann Ream, was 33. She married William Swanger on 11 December 1886, in Blair Township, Blair, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Logan Township, Blair, Pennsylvania, United States in 1900 and Altoona, Blair, Pennsylvania, United States for about 20 years. She died in January 1946, at the age of 81, and was buried in Altoona, Blair, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Swanger
Elmira Hemperly
Marriage: 11 December 1886
Anna E Swanger
Beulah P. Swanger
Luther Henry Swanger
Paul W Swanger

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    11 December 1886Blair Township, Blair, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 0
    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
    1877 · First National Strike in U.S. Begins In Pittsburgh Against Pennsylvania Railroad
    Age 12
    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.
    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act
    Age 25
    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.

    Name Meaning

    Americanized spelling of German Hemperle, from a pet form of the personal name Haginbert.

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

    Sources (12)

    • Elmyra Hemberly in household of Henry Hemberly, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Elmira Hemperly in household of Henry Hemperly, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Elmira Hemperly in household of Adam Hemperly, "United States Census, 1870"

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