Harvey E. Hershberger

1874–1958 (Age 83)
Elk Lick Township, Somerset, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Harvey E.

When Harvey E. Hershberger was born on 12 June 1874, in Elk Lick Township, Somerset, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Elias G Hershberger, was 35 and his mother, Elizabeth Chupp, was 32. He married Ada Elizabeth Kretchman on 24 July 1904, in Somerset, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Summit Township, Somerset, Pennsylvania, United States for about 30 years. He died on 28 February 1958, at the age of 83.

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Family Time Line

Harvey E. Hershberger
Ada Elizabeth Kretchman
Marriage: 24 July 1904
Grace Catherine Hershberger
Raymond Kretchman Hershberger
Pearl Hershberger
John Hershberger
William Hershberger
Milton Claude Hershberger

Spouse & Children

24 July 1904
Somerset, Pennsylvania, United States


+1 More Child

Parents & Siblings

  • Elias G Hershberger


  • Elizabeth Chupp




+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 1

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1877 · First National Strike in U.S. Begins In Pittsburgh Against Pennsylvania Railroad

Age 3

Coming out of an economic crisis, everyone was worried when cuts started happening in the railroad. They went on what would the great railroad strike of 1877.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 22

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.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German or Jewish variant spelling of Herschberger .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Harvey Hershberger, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Harvey E Hershberger, "United States Census, 1920"
  • H E Hershberger, "United States Census, 1940"

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