Catherine Graber

25 October 1871–26 October 1954 (Age 83)
Pomeroy, Meigs, Ohio, United States

The Life of Catherine

When Catherine Graber was born on 25 October 1871, in Pomeroy, Meigs, Ohio, United States, her father, Anton A Graber, was 61 and her mother, Philippina Schuler, was 37. She married Peter Wippel on 25 September 1895, in Meigs, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Huntington, Cabell, West Virginia, United States in 1920. She died on 26 October 1954, in Cabell, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 83.

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Family Time Line

Peter Wippel
Catherine Graber
Marriage: 25 September 1895
Philomena Wippel
Clarence M Wippel
Joseph L Wippel
Anthony Wippel
Edward W Wippel

Spouse and Children

    Peter Wippel



25 September 1895
Meigs, Ohio, United States


    Philomena Wippel


    Clarence M Wippel


    Joseph L Wippel



    Edward W Wippel


Parents and Siblings

    Anton A Graber


    Philippina Schuler




    Marie Whitcomb


    Anthony Aloysius Graber


    George Graber


    Barbara Cecilia Graber



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World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 1

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1872 · The Amnesty Act

Age 1

A federal law which reversed most of the penalties on former Confederate soldiers by the Fourteenth Amendment. The Act affected over 150,000 troops that were a part of the Civil War.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 25

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

1 German: from an agent derivative of Middle High German graben ‘to dig or excavate’, hence an occupational name for a digger of graves or ditches, or an engraver of seals. This name is also found in the German-speaking part of Switzerland.2 Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a grave-digger, either from German Gräber or from a Yiddishized form of Polish grabarz.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Catherine Wippel in household of Petter Wippel, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Catherine Graver in entry for Joseph Wippel and Trinna Courts, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
  • Katherine Graber, "Ohio, County Births, 1841-2003"

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