Susan Brubaker

Brief Life History of Susan

When Susan Brubaker was born on 14 September 1838, in Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee, United States, her father, Joseph Brubaker, was 35 and her mother, Catherine Harshbarger, was 34. She married John R Ellison on 8 March 1856, in Maxwell, Story, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Indian Creek Township, Story, Iowa, United States in 1910 and Franklin Township, Monona, Iowa, United States in 1920. She died on 28 March 1921, in Onawa, Monona, Iowa, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Funk
Susan Brubaker
Marriage: 20 April 1859
Mary Catherine Funk
Harriet Ann Funk
Daniel Enoch Funk
William Henry Funk
Martin Samuel Clinton Funk

Sources (21)

  • Susannah Funk en la familia de John Funk, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Susan Brubaker, "Iowa Marriages, 1809-1992"
  • Susannah A. Brubaker Funk, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (8)


Historical Boundaries: 1843: Keokuk, Iowa Territory, United States 1843: Iowa Territory, United States 1846: Polk, Iowa Territory, United States 1846: Polk, Iowa, United States [Spreads into Polk and Warren counties]


U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

1862 · Battle of Shiloh

The battle of Shiloh took place on April 6, 1862 and April 7, 1862. Confederate soldiers camp through the woods next to where the Union soldiers were camped at Pittsburg Landing on the Tennessee River. With 23,000 casualties this was the bloodiest battle of the Civil War up to this point.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of German and Swiss German Brubacher .

History: This is the name of a Swiss Mennonite family, originally spelled Brubacher .

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

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