Pauline Barbara Steeb

12 June 1874–27 April 1953 (Age 78)
Lodi Township, Washtenaw, Michigan, United States

The Life of Pauline Barbara

When Pauline Barbara Steeb was born on 12 June 1874, in Lodi Township, Washtenaw, Michigan, United States, her father, John George Steeb, was 41 and her mother, Anna Barbara Rintz, was 41. She married Robert Charles Armbruster on 23 November 1899, in Washtenaw, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 27 April 1953, in Washtenaw, Michigan, United States, at the age of 78.

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Family Time Line

Robert Charles Armbruster
Pauline Barbara Steeb
Marriage: 23 November 1899
Walter Robert Armbruster
Anna Barbara Armbruster
Edwin J Armbruster
Elmer J Armbruster
Marie Armbruster

Spouse and Children

23 November 1899
Washtenaw, Michigan, United States


    Walter Robert Armbruster



    Edwin J Armbruster


    Elmer J Armbruster


    Marie Armbruster


Parents and Siblings

    John George Steeb


    Anna Barbara Rintz




    Jacob R Steeb


    Christian D Steeb



    Fredrick William Steeb


    Charles W Steeb


+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 1

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1879 · New State Capitol Building Dedicated

Age 5

After the second state capitol had been destroyed, Michigan Governor Henry P. Baldwin initiated the passing of a bill that would cover the costs for a new building. The bill was adopted and raised over $1 million by a six year state income tax. Architect Elijah E. Myers' design named Tuebor, or I will defend, was selected and he was commissioned to design the new capitol building. The renaissance revival brick and sandstone building soared 267 feet from the ground and was dedicated on January 1, 1879.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 22

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

South German: nickname from Middle High German steb(e) ‘dust’, probably denoting a miller. Compare Staub .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Pauline Steeb in household of John Geo Steeb, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Pauline Armbruster in household of Robert Armbruster, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Pauline C Armbruster in household of Robert Armbruster, "United States Census, 1910"

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