Alice Pearl Harpster

Brief Life History of Alice Pearl

When Alice Pearl Harpster was born on 7 January 1889, in Amherst, Lorain, Ohio, United States, her father, Fred J Harpster, was 28 and her mother, Alice O Blackman, was 25. She married Bernard McDonald DDS on 27 May 1920. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Elyria, Lorain, Ohio, United States in 1930 and Elyria, Elyria, Lorain, Ohio, United States in 1940. She died in 1958, at the age of 69, and was buried in Daytona Beach, Volusia, Florida, United States.

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Mathias T J O'Donnell
Alice Pearl Harpster
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Sources (14)

  • Alice P Mc Donald, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Pearl Harpeter, "Ohio, County Births, 1841-2003"
  • Alice P. McDonald, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

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.

1898 · Florida Involvement in Spanish-American War

Florida played a critical role during the Spanish-American War. The port of Tampa saw the arrival of over 30,000 troops; this traffic resulted in the small town experiencing massive growth and becoming a city. Cuban-Americans across the state also helped with raising money and support for the war.

1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Herbster .

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

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