Eve Erb

Brief Life History of Eve

When Eve Erb was born in April 1764, in Silver Run, Carroll, Maryland, United States, her father, Peter Erb, was 26 and her mother, Judith Magdalena Spangler, was 24. She had at least 4 sons and 2 daughters with Petrus Myers. She died on 2 June 1847, in her hometown, at the age of 83, and was buried in Silver Run, Carroll, Maryland, United States.

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Family Time Line

Petrus Myers
Eve Erb
Abraham Meyer
Judy Meyer
Peter Meyer
Jacob Meyer
Christina Myers
Abraham Meyer

Sources (2)

  • Eve Erb Myers, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Find A Grave website

World Events (8)


Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.


Maryland is the 7th state.

1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.

Name Meaning

German and Swiss German: from the medieval personal name Erbo, meaning ‘descendant, heir’, which was popular in the Upper Rhine area.

German: habitational name from Erb (Westphalia) or Erbe (North Rhine-Westphalia).

History: This (see 1 above) is the name of a Swiss Mennonite and Amish family, originating from the canton of Bern, Switzerland. The first Mennonite immigrant bearing this name was Nicholas Erb from Switzerland, who came to Lancaster County, PA, in the beginning of the 18th century.

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

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