Lois Myrabel Wascher

Brief Life History of Lois Myrabel

When Lois Myrabel Wascher was born on 7 May 1908, in Williamsport, Lycoming, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Lewis F Wascher, was 36 and her mother, Edith May Kehler, was 32. She married Ernest Carl Harner in 1938. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She died on 6 August 1980, in Sandy Ridge, Rush Township, Centre, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Bald Eagle, Snyder Township, Blair, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ernest Carl Harner
1901–1971
Lois Myrabel Wascher
1908–1980
Marriage: 1938
Lorraine Ann Harner
1940–2012
Sandra Lee Harner
1947–1990

Sources (12)

  • Louis Wascher in household of Edith Wascher, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Pennsylvania, Birth Records, 1906-1908
  • Lois M. Wascher Harner, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (8)

1909 · The NAACP is formed

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

1910 · The BSA is Made

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

1927

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: German Erwin, Konrad, Uwe.

German (mainly Wäscher): occupational name for a washer, from an agent derivative of Middle High German waschen, weschen ‘to wash’. Numerous trades involved washing processes (see Washer ) and the name may relate to any of these.

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

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