Harvey Franklin Herb

Brief Life History of Harvey Franklin

When Harvey Franklin Herb was born on 22 July 1879, in Pitman, Eldred Township, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Charles K. Herb, was 24 and his mother, Elizabeth M. "Lizzie" Slobig, was 17. He married Della Mary Maurer on 24 March 1898, in Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Charleston District, Kanawha, West Virginia, United States in 1940 and Charleston, Kanawha, West Virginia, United States in 1940. He died on 20 April 1945, in Kanawha, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Cunningham Memorial Park, St. Albans, Kanawha, West Virginia, United States.

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Harvey Franklin Herb
Della Mary Maurer
Marriage: 24 March 1898
Florence E. Herb

Sources (21)

  • Jack H Herb, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Harvey Franklin Herb, "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950"
  • H Frank Herb, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.


The earliest recorded burial death date was 1893, possibly on the farm where the cemetery is located, or a re-interment.

1898 · War with the Spanish

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning

South German: nickname for a harsh or rough person, from Middle High German herb ‘tart, harsh’.

German: from the personal name Herpo, a pet form of Herbert .

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

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