Lewis Monroe Nebeker Sr

5 January 1825–12 February 1894 (Age 69)
Newport, New Castle, Delaware, United States

The Life Summary of Lewis Monroe

When Lewis Monroe Nebeker Sr was born on 5 January 1825, in Newport, New Castle, Delaware, United States, his father, George Nebeker, was 39 and his mother, Susannah Meredith, was 33. He married Catherine White Thomas on 21 December 1851. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Edgar, Illinois, United States in 1850. He died on 12 February 1894, in Richfield, Sevier, Utah, United States, at the age of 69.

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Lewis Monroe Nebeker Sr
Nancy Maria Gardner
Marriage: 5 November 1853
Lewis Elias Nebeker
Don Carlos Nebeker
Adelmon Nebeker
John Henry Nebeker
Nancy Almira Nebeker
Lenora Nebeker

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    5 November 1853Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 5
    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
    1832 · Black Hawk War
    Age 7
    "The Black Hawk War was a brief conflict between the United States and Native Americans led by Black Hawk, a Sauk leader. The war erupted soon after Black Hawk and a group of other tribes, known as the ""British Band"", crossed the Mississippi River, into Illinois, from Iowa Indian Territory in April 1832. Black Hawk's motives were ambiguous, but records show that he was hoping to avoid bloodshed while resettling on tribal land that had been given to the United States in the 1804 Treaty of St. Louis."
    Age 21
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    Americanized form of North German Niebecker: occupational name for a baker who was new in town, or a habitational name for someone from Niebeck (near Uelzen).

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

    Story Highlight

    Lewis Nebeker

    Lewis Nebeker, son of George and Susannah (Meredith) Nebeker, was born January 5, 1826 in Newport, New Castle, Delaware, of Swiss-German descent. His mother was a devout Baptist while his father joine …

    Sources (31)

    • Lewis Nebeker, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Lewis Nebeker in entry for Cyrenia Nebeker Hall, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Lewis Nebeker, "United States Census, 1860"

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