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
Ellenora Helena Gerber
Marriage: 8 May 1864
Mary Jane Jacob
Joseph Jacob, Jr.
Emma Lenore Jacob
Ann Eliza Jacob
Milton Jacob
Isaac Jacob
Nellie Jacob
Matilda Eve Jacob
Elmer Ackeret Jacob
Clarence Cecil Jacob
Irvin Heaton Jacob

Spouse and Children

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


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    +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.
    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.

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    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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