John L. Fauber

1860–Male
Christian, Illinois, United States

The Life of John L.

When John L. Fauber was born in February 1860, in Christian, Illinois, United States, his father, Thomas H. Fauber, was 27 and his mother, Maria Spindel, was 26.

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Thomas H. Fauber
1832–1920
Maria Spindel
1834–1880
May C Fauber
1857–
John L. Fauber
1860–
Mary M. Fauber
1861–1880
Ella Fauber
1864–

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World Events (3)

1861 · Simple life to Soldiers

Age 1

Illinois contributed 250,000 soldiers to the Union Army, ranking it fourth in terms of the total men fighting for a single state. Troops mainly fought in the Western side of the Appalachian Mountains, but a few regiments played important roles in the East side. Several thousand Illinoisians died during the war. No major battles were fought in the state, although several towns became sites for important supply depots and navy yards. Not everyone in the state supported the war and there were calls for secession in Southern Illinois several residents. However, the movement for secession soon died after the proposal was blocked.
1863

Age 3

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

Age 3

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

Name Meaning

Variant of French Faubert .

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

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  • John L Fauber in household of Thomas Fauber, "United States Census, 1860"

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