Agnes Cecilia Eberst

1893–1980 (Age 86)
Columbus, Franklin, Ohio, United States

The Life of Agnes Cecilia

When Agnes Cecilia Eberst was born on 5 September 1893, in Columbus, Franklin, Ohio, United States, her father, William Eberst, was 27 and her mother, Agnes Carey, was 27. She died in February 1980, in Yonkers, Westchester, New York, United States, at the age of 86.

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William Eberst
Agnes Carey
Agnes Cecilia Eberst
Mary Ann Eberst
Elizabeth Veronica Eberst
Alooysius Paul Eberst

Parents and Siblings

    William Eberst





World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 3

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 5

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.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 23

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

German (Rhineland): patronymic from Ebert .

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

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Sources (2)

  • Agness Eberst in household of William Eberst, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Agnas Eberst in household of William Eberst, "United States Census, 1910"

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