Flora Eyster

18 February 1884–5 April 1964 (Age 80)
York, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Flora

When Flora Eyster was born on 18 February 1884, in York, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Manassah Eyster, was 38 and her mother, Caroline E. Redman, was 34. She married Ervin Peter Jacobs on 2 July 1904, in Salem, York, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Manchester Township, York, Pennsylvania, United States for about 30 years. She died on 5 April 1964, in York, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Greenmount Cemetery, York, York, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ervin Peter Jacobs
Flora Eyster
Marriage: 2 July 1904
Stewart W. Jacobs
Mildred E. Jacobs
Mary Caroline Jacobs
Grace P. Jacobs
Merle Leroy Jacobs
Charlotte V. Jacobs
Gladys Eyster Jacobs
Betty J. Jacobs
Paul Jacobs Eyster

Spouse and Children

    Ervin Peter Jacobs



2 July 1904
Salem, York, Pennsylvania, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 2

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1886 · Giving Working Men a Union

Age 2

The largest union group in the United States during the first half of the 20th century. It still exists today but merged with The Congress of Industrial Organization.
1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 21

The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 

Name Meaning

German: probably a habitational name from Eisten in Emsland district.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Flora J Jacobs, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Laura J Eyster in household of Manassas Eyster, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Flora J Jacobs in entry for In Shiloh and Mrs Mary C Jacobs Mccarney, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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