Lizzie Hafer

June 1889–1974 (Age 84)
Illinois, United States

The Life of Lizzie

When Lizzie Hafer was born in June 1889, in Illinois, United States, her father, William Henry Hafer, was 38 and her mother, Maria Fornoff, was 34. She married Homer E. Hall on 15 April 1914, in Sibley, Ford, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Drummer Township, Ford, Illinois, United States in 1930 and Anchor, McLean, Illinois, United States in 1940. She died in 1974, in Bloomington, McLean, Illinois, United States, at the age of 85.

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Family Time Line

Homer E. Hall
Lizzie Hafer
Marriage: 15 April 1914
Velna E Hall
Evertt Hall
Marvin Hall
Marion Francis Hall

Spouse and Children

15 April 1914
Sibley, Ford, Illinois, United States


Parents and Siblings

    William Henry Hafer


    Maria Fornoff




    Anna Marie Ehrhardt Hafer


    Edward Hafer


    Etta L. Hafer




+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 1

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1892 · The Chicago Canal

Age 3

The Chicago River Canal was built as a sewage treatment scheme to help the city's drinking water not to get contaminated. While the Canal was being constructed the Chicago River's flow was reversed so it could be treated before draining back out into Lake Michigan.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 23

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.

Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name for a grower of or dealer in oats, from German Hafer ‘oats’. Compare Haber . As a Jewish surname, it is in many cases ornamental.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Lizzie Hafer in household of Wm Hafer, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Lizzie Hafer in household of William Hafer, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Lizzie Hall in household of Homer E Hall, "United States Census, 1940"

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