Chester Wilson Harbaugh

21 April 1894–7 July 1955 (Age 61)
Fairfield, Adams, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Chester Wilson

When Chester Wilson Harbaugh was born on 21 April 1894, in Fairfield, Adams, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, George Elmer Harbaugh, was 25 and his mother, Nora Clarissa Stem, was 20. He married Thelma V. Tracey in October 1934. He lived in Liberty Township, Adams, Pennsylvania, United States for about 10 years and District 10 Hauvers, Frederick, Maryland, United States for about 10 years. He died on 7 July 1955, in Waynesboro, Franklin, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 61.

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Chester Wilson Harbaugh
Thelma V. Tracey
Marriage: October 1934

Spouse and Children

October 1934

Parents and Siblings



    Carlton Elmer Harbaugh



    Harry Bryan Harbaugh


    Ethel Frances Harbaugh


World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 2

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.
1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 11

The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 18

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Harbach .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Chester W Harbaugh in household of George E Harbaugh, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Chester W Harbaugh in household of George E Harbaugh, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Chester W. Harbaugh in household of George Harbaugh, "United States Census, 1900"

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