Elmer Carson Reber

Cressona, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Elmer Carson

When Elmer Carson Reber was born on 31 July 1866, in Cressona, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Lewis Benjamin Reber, was 19 and his mother, Sarah Angeline Focht, was 18. He lived in Sherman Township, Osceola, Michigan, United States in 1880.

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Lewis Benjamin Reber
Sarah Angeline Focht
Elmer Carson Reber
James Franklin Reber
Linneaus Reber
Landis Abraham Reber
Howard S. Reber
Lewis Benjamin Reber
Anna Eliza Reber
Linneaus Reber
Unnamed second Reper
Unnamed Reber
Robert Reber
Charles Wesley Reber
Martha Almeda Reber

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World Events (8)

1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

Age 1

This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.
1877 · First National Strike in U.S. Begins In Pittsburgh Against Pennsylvania Railroad

Age 11

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.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 32

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.

Name Meaning

1 German and Swiss German: occupational name for a vine-dresser or vintner, from Middle High German rebe ‘vine’ + -er agent suffix.2 German and Swiss German: from a Germanic personal name, Radobert, formed with rād, rāt ‘counsel’, ‘advice’ + berht ‘bright’.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (1)

  • Elmer Reber in household of Lewis B Reber, "United States Census, 1880"

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