John Leonard Nebeker

1 November 1854–25 November 1914 (Age 60)
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of John Leonard

When John Leonard Nebeker was born on 1 November 1854, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, his father, George Nebeker II, was 27 and his mother, Elizabeth Dilworth, was 25. He married Christine Graham on 14 February 1875, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Salt Lake City Ward 3, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States for about 10 years. He died on 25 November 1914, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 60, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Leonard Nebeker
Christine Graham
Marriage: 14 February 1875
John Graham Nebeker
George Bertrum Nebeker
Jean Clara Nebeker
Seymour Nebeker
Elizabeth Dilworth Nebeker
Inez Nebeker
Vera Vilate Nebeker
Clifford Dilworth Nebeker
Leonard Robert Nebeker
Izora Nebeker
Ruth Nebeker

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    14 February 1875Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 9
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg
    Age 9
    The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
    1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment
    Age 16
    Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

    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

    John L. Nebeker

    John L. Nebeker, the son of George Nebeker and Elizabeth Dilworth was born in Salt Lake City, Utah on November 1, 1854. There were seven sisters and four brothers. His early life ran very quie …

    Sources (63)

    • Jno L Nebeker in entry for Clifford D Nebekar, "Utah, Salt Lake County Birth Records, 1890-1915"
    • John Nebicar in household of George Nebicar, "United States Census, 1870"
    • John L in entry for Robert Elijah Jones and Elizabeth Dilworth Nebeker, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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