Robert Reber

1884–1888 (Age 3)
Cadillac, Wexford, Michigan, United States

The Life of Robert

When Robert Reber was born on 25 June 1884, in Cadillac, Wexford, Michigan, United States, his father, Lewis Benjamin Reber, was 37 and his mother, Sarah Angeline Focht, was 36. He died about January 1888, in Evart, Osceola, Michigan, United States, at the age of 3.

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Family Time Line

Lewis Benjamin Reber
1847–1914
Sarah Angeline Focht
1848–1922
Elmer Carson Reber
1866–
James Franklin Reber
1867–1936
Linneaus Reber
1869–1869
Landis Abraham Reber
1871–1954
Howard S. Reber
1873–1968
Lewis Benjamin Reber
1874–1968
Anna Eliza Reber
1876–
Linneaus Reber
1878–
Unnamed second Reper
1882–1882
Unnamed Reber
1883–1883
Robert Reber
1884–1888
Charles Wesley Reber
1885–1885
Martha Almeda Reber
1886–1957

Parents & Siblings

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World Events (3)

1886

Age 2

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1886 · Giving Working Men a Union

Age 2

The largest union group in the United States during the first half of the 20th century. It still exists today but merged with The Congress of Industrial Organization.
1887 · The Bagley Memorial Fountain

Age 3

"The Bagley Memorial Fountain was erected in 1887 with funds from the estate of John Judson Bagley. Bagley's will ordered the construction of the drinking fountain which would provide the people of Detroit ""water cold and pure as the coldest mountain stream."" H.H. Richards was the architect for the Romanesque-style, pink granite, lionhead fountain. It is engraved with the words, ""TESTAMENTARY GIFT FOR THE PEOPLE FROM JOHN JUDSON BAGLEY A.D. MDCCCLXXXVII""."

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 (3)

  • Robert Reber, "Michigan, County Births, 1867-1917"
  • Robert Reber, "Michigan Births, 1867-1902"
  • Robert Reber, "Michigan, Births and Christenings, 1775-1995"

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