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
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 (3)


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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