Seniah Jennie Lerch

5 January 1855–17 February 1936 (Age 81)
Allen Township, Northampton, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Seniah Jennie

When Seniah Jennie Lerch was born on 5 January 1855, in Allen Township, Northampton, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Conrad Lerch, was 41 and her mother, Mary A Laubach, was 35. She had at least 1 son and 4 daughters with Henry Edward Zerbe. She lived in Pennsylvania, United States in 1870 and Limestone Township, Lycoming, Pennsylvania, United States in 1910. She died on 17 February 1936, at the age of 81, and was buried in Jersey Shore, Lycoming, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Henry Edward Zerbe
1851–1929
Seniah Jennie Lerch
1855–1936
May S Zerbe
1877–1969
Charles Leslie Zerbe
1879–1958
Adda zerbe Kemm
1884–
Mina Grace Zerbe
1886–
Lula Dora Zerbe
1890–

Spouse and Children

children

(5)

    Female1877–1969Female

    Charles Leslie Zerbe

    Male1879–1958Male

    Adda zerbe Kemm

    Female1884–Female

    Mina Grace Zerbe

    Female1886–Female

    Lula Dora Zerbe

    Female1890–Female

Parents and Siblings

    Conrad Lerch

    Male1813–1889Male

    Female1819–1887Female

siblings

(14)

    Mary E Lerch

    Female1840–1921Female

    Uriah Lerch

    Male1842–1866Male

    Amanda Ella Lerch

    Female1844–1928Female

    Nathaniel Lerch

    Male1845–1850Male

    Milton Christian Lerch

    Male1846–1929Male

+9 More Children

World Events (8)

1863

Age 8

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · Battle of Gettysburg

Age 8

The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.
1877 · First National Strike in U.S. Begins In Pittsburgh Against Pennsylvania Railroad

Age 22

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.

Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from Middle High German lerche, German Lerche ‘lark’, probably a nickname for someone with a good singing voice, or a metonymic occupational name for a bird-catcher. As a Jewish surname, it is most probably ornamental.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Seniah J Zerbe in household of Henry E Zerbe, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Seniah J Lerch in household of Mary Lerch, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Xeniah J Lerch in household of Conrad Lerch, "United States Census, 1860"

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