Edwin Agustus Greiman

13 June 1871–about 1954 (Age 82)
York, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Edwin Agustus

When Edwin Agustus Greiman was born on 13 June 1871, in York, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Herrmann Heinrich Greiman, was 41 and his mother, Eliza Christina Gotwalt, was 35. He married Anna Catherine Kauffman on 15 June 1893. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He died about 1954, in Mt. Wolf, York, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 83.

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Edwin Agustus Greiman
Anna Catherine Kauffman
Marriage: 15 June 1893
Katharine Leona Greiman
Herman Edward Greiman
Phyllis Lynette Greiman

Spouse and Children

15 June 1893
York, Pennsylvania


Parents and Siblings

    Herrmann Heinrich Greiman


    Eliza Christina Gotwalt




World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 1

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1877 · First National Strike in U.S. Begins In Pittsburgh Against Pennsylvania Railroad

Age 6

Coming out of an economic crisis, everyone was worried when cuts started happening in the railroad. They went on what would the great railroad strike of 1877.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 25

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

1 Respelling of German Greimann .2 Jewish (Ashkenazic): of uncertain origin; perhaps a variant of Grauman .

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

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Sources (2)

  • Edwin A. Greirman, "Pennsylvania, Marriages, 1709-1940"
  • Edwin Augustus Greiman, "Pennsylvania, Births and Christenings, 1709-1950"

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