Ellenora Helena Gerber

26 September 1847–26 September 1924 (Age 77)
Huntsville, Madison, Alabama, United States

The Life Summary of Ellenora Helena

When Ellenora Helena Gerber was born on 26 September 1847, in Huntsville, Madison, Alabama, United States, her father, Johannes Gerber, was 51 and her mother, Anna Maria (Mary) Ackeret, was 23. She married Joseph Jacob on 8 May 1864, in Wasatch, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Utah, United States in 1910 and Utah, Utah, United States in 1920. She died on 26 September 1924, in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Provo City Cemetery, Provo, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Jacob
1845–1918
Ellenora Helena Gerber
1847–1924
Marriage: 8 May 1864
Mary Jane Jacob
1865–1868
Joseph Jacob, Jr.
1867–1931
Emma Lenore Jacob
1869–1949
Ann Eliza Jacob
1871–1949
Milton Jacob
1874–1960
Isaac Jacob
1876–1964
Nellie Jacob
1880–1968
Matilda Eve Jacob
1881–1946
Elmer Ackeret Jacob
1883–1975
Clarence Cecil Jacob
1886–1923
Irvin Heaton Jacob
1889–1960

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    8 May 1864Wasatch, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (11)

    +6 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (9)

    +4 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1849 · Capitol Building Destroyed by Fire
    Age 2
    The capitol building in Montgomery was destroyed by fire on December 14, 1849, the 30th anniversary of the state.
    1863
    Age 16
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1868 · Impeach the President!
    Age 21
    Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

    Name Meaning

    German, Swiss German, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a tanner, from Middle High German gerwer (from Old High German (ledar) garawo ‘leather preparer’), German Gerber.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Garber
    Gerwe
    Garb

    Story Highlight

    Helena Ellenora Ellen Gerber

    Helena Ellenora Gerber was the 3rd child of Dr. John Gerber and Anne Marie (Mary) Ackeret who were pioneers from Switzerland and who's children married many Jacob children. She was a wiry little lad …

    Sources (37)

    • Elenora Garber in household of Jno S Fullmer, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940 (Ellen Gerber, Joseph Jacob, Edward Warburton, Alice Richins in entry for John E Warburton and Eva M Jacobs)
    • Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964 (Ellen Gerber, Joseph Jacob, Chloe Murdock Jacob in entry for Irvin Heaton Jacob)

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