Howard Surber

1912–2009 (Age 97)
Virginia, United States

The Life of Howard

When Howard Surber was born in 1912, in Virginia, United States, his father, John Robert Surber, was 40 and his mother, Jennie or Virginia Chapman, was 24. He lived in Saltville, Smyth, Virginia, United States in 1930 and Rich Valley Magisterial District, Smyth, Virginia, United States in 1940. He died in 2009, at the age of 97.

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Family Time Line

John Robert Surber
1872–1946
Jennie or Virginia Chapman
1888–1930
Kate E Surber
1905–2009
Arthur Mack Surber
1907–1986
Susie Rebecca Surber
1908–2009
Lilburn Surber
1910–1970
Howard Surber
1912–2009
Fred Surber
1914–1987
Theodore R Surber
1915–2002
Benjamin Franklin Surber
1919–2000
Wesley Robert Surber
1926–2009

Parents and Siblings

    Male1872–1946Male

    Jennie or Virginia Chapman

    Female1888–1930Female

siblings

(9)

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 0

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.
1917 · Camp Lee Training Facility

Age 5

Camp Lee was the sight of where Europeans first came face to face with the Powhatan Confederation. Than during the Civil War  the Union forces used it as a surprise attack and blocked Lee’s army from the supply base. When World War II started Fort Lee became Camp Lee and was used as a training facility.
1941

Age 29

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

South German: from Bavarian dialect surbe, sorbe ‘grass’, ‘turf’, ‘swamp’, ‘reedy soil’, a topographic name for someone who lived on such ground.

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

Sources (3)

  • William H Surbee in household of John R B, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Howard Surber in household of John R Surber, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Howard Surber in household of John R Surber, "United States Census, 1920"

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