Herbert Ernest Taber

2 March 1877–14 November 1953 (Age 76)
Manistee, Manistee, Michigan, United States

The Life of Herbert Ernest

When Herbert Ernest Taber was born on 2 March 1877, in Manistee, Manistee, Michigan, United States, his father, James Taber, was 46 and his mother, Lucia Covey, was 40. He married Ella May Tuttle on 29 July 1908, in Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan, United States. He lived in Algoma Township, Kent, Michigan, United States for about 10 years. He died on 14 November 1953, in Rockford, Kent, Michigan, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Rockford Cemetery, Rockford, Kent, Michigan, United States.

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Family Time Line

Herbert Ernest Taber
1877–1953
Ella May Tuttle
1881–1912
Marriage: 29 July 1908

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
29 July 1908
Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan, United States

Parents and Siblings

    James Taber

    Male1830–1886Male

    Lucia Covey

    Female1836–1884Female

siblings

(11)

    George Oscar Tabor

    Male1857–1864Male

    Austin Alvene Taber

    Male1859–1932Male

    Augustus Eugene Taber

    Male1859–1935Male

    Viola Annette Taber

    Female1861–1922Female

    Charles Ellsworth Taber

    Male1862–1864Male

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1879 · New State Capitol Building Dedicated

Age 2

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.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 4

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.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 21

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning

1 English: variant spelling of Tabor .2 Polish: altered form of the Germanic personal name Dagobert ( see Tabbert 2).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Herburt E Taber in household of Emer R Kuch, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Herbert E Taber, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Herbert Tabor in household of John Tuttle, "United States Census, 1920"

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