Harry C. Kirchberg

19 March 1913–4 May 1999 (Age 86)
Richfield, Summit, Ohio, United States

The Life of Harry C.

When Harry C. Kirchberg was born on 19 March 1913, in Richfield, Summit, Ohio, United States, his father, Wesley Herman Kirchberg, was 24 and his mother, Lucy Delight Smith, was 23. He married Geneva Salmons on 12 March 1934, in Akron, Summit, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Deerfield, Portage, Ohio, United States in 1930 and Akron, Summit, Ohio, United States in 1940. He died on 4 May 1999, in Wooster, Wayne, Ohio, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Fairview Cemetery, Clinton Township, Wayne, Ohio, United States.

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Harry C. Kirchberg
Geneva Salmons
Marriage: 12 March 1934
Marjorie M. Kirchberg

Spouse and Children

12 March 1934
Akron, Summit, Ohio, United States


    Marjorie M. Kirchberg


Parents and Siblings

    Wesley Herman Kirchberg


    Lucy Delight Smith




    Martha Lucille Kirchberg



    Infant Kirchburg


World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 3

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Age 4

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 24

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

German:1. habitational name for someone from one of the various places called Kirchberg in Rhineland, Saxony, or Württemberg. 2. topographic name for someone living at a church on a hill or on a hill so named, from Middle High German kirche ‘church’ + berc ‘hill’, ‘mountain’. 3. Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from German Kirchberg ‘church mountain’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Harry Kirchberg, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Harry Kirchberg in household of Wesley Kirchberg, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Harry Kirchberg in household of Wesley Kirchberg, "United States Census, 1920"

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