Ephraim Weirich

16 January 1844–
North Lebanon Township, Lebanon, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Ephraim

When Ephraim Weirich was born on 16 January 1844, his father, Johann Peter Wierich, was 36 and his mother, Elizabeth Barbara Spittler, was 30. He lived in North Lebanon Township, Lebanon, Pennsylvania, United States in 1850.

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Johann Peter Wierich
Elizabeth Barbara Spittler
Mary Anna Weirich
Willamina Sarah Weirich
Ail Weirick
Peter Weirich
Andrew Wirich
Elizabeth Barbara Weyrich
Willamina S Weirich
Jaret Weirich
Ephraim Weirich
Elias G. Weirich
Elias K. Weirich

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World Events (8)


Age 2

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1863 · Battle of Gettysburg

Age 19

The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 31

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

German: from a personal name composed of the Germanic elements wīg ‘battle’, ‘fight’ + rīc ‘power’.

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

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Sources (2)

  • Ephraim Weirich in household of Peter Weirich, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Ephraim Weirich, "Pennsylvania Births and Christenings, 1709-1950"

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