Esther H Harrer

2 June 1903–15 April 1987 (Age 83)
Jefferson, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Esther H

When Esther H Harrer was born on 2 June 1903, in Jefferson, Kentucky, United States, her father, Jacob Harrer, was 45 and her mother, Anna Katherine Steiger, was 39. She married George Jacob Speier on 28 March 1931, in Clark, Indiana, United States. She died on 15 April 1987, in Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Jacob Speier
1905–1971
Esther H Harrer
1903–1987
Marriage: 28 March 1931

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
28 March 1931
Clark, Indiana, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Jacob Harrer

    Male1857–1938Male

    Anna Katherine Steiger

    Female1863–1928Female

siblings

(7)

    Daniel Jacob Harrer

    Male1885–1922Male

    William Harrer

    Male1890–1936Male

    Anna May Harrer

    Female1893–1920Female

    Lydia Catherine Harrer

    Female1896–Female

    Edna Harrer

    Female1898–Female

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1904

Age 1

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1904 · The Black Patch War

Age 1

From 1904-1909, the Black Patch War took place. This was a war between about 30 counties in southwestern Kentucky and northwestern Tennessee. The war was mostly over the Dark Fired Tobacco that was produced in the area during this time.
1926 · Mammoth Cave is Discovered

Age 23

In 1926, in central Kentucky, Mammoth Cave was discovered. It dates back to Mississippian times and consists of over four hundred miles of passageway. On July 1, 1941, the cave was made a National Park.

Name Meaning

South German: occupational name for a flax grower or seller, from Middle High German har ‘flax’ + the agent suffix -er.

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

Sources (3)

  • Esther Speier in household of George Speier, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Esther K Homer in household of Jacob J Homer, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Esther H Haner in household of Jacob J Haner, "United States Census, 1910"

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