Cevilla Savanah Afflerbach

15 November 1878–11 January 1957 (Age 78)
Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Cevilla Savanah

When Cevilla Savanah Afflerbach was born on 15 November 1878, in Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Paul H Applebach, was 24 and her mother, Elizabeth Lizzie Snyder, was 26. She married Leidy Allem on 28 November 1896, in Bucks, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Montgomery, Pennsylvania, United States in 1935 and West Rockhill Township, Bucks, Pennsylvania, United States in 1940. She died on 11 January 1957, at the age of 78, and was buried in Perkasie, Bucks, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Leidy Allem
Cevilla Savanah Afflerbach
Marriage: 28 November 1896
Florence Allem
Elsie Allem
Maggie Afflerbach Allem
Norman Afflerbach Allem
Floyd Allem
Clyde S. Allem
Cora Afflerbach Allem
Sadie Allem
Leroy Allem
Stanley Allem
Verna Afflerbach Allem

Spouse and Children

28 November 1896
Bucks, Pennsylvania, United States


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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 3

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 4

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 22

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

German: topographic name for someone living by a stream running by an apple tree, from Middle High German affal ‘apple’ + bach ‘brook’, or a habitational name from a place name with the same meaning.

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

Sources (3)

  • Avilla Allem in household of Rudy Allem, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Cavilla Allem in household of Lidy Allem, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Cevilla Allim in household of Leidy F Allim, "United States Census, 1920"

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