Mary Elizabeth Harriger

1848–1930 (Age 81)
Farmington Township, Clarion, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Mary Elizabeth

When Mary Elizabeth Harriger was born on 29 December 1848, in Farmington Township, Clarion, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, George B Harriger, was 33 and her mother, Margaret Bigley, was 35. She married Andrew S Kifer in 1866, in Clarion, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Clarion, Pennsylvania, United States in 1920. She died on 13 March 1930, in Sackett, Highland Township, Elk, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Scotch Hill, Farmington Township, Clarion, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Mary Elizabeth Harriger
1848–1930
Andrew S Kifer
1843–1907
Marriage: 1866
Melinda Kifer
1868–1869
Oliver Kifer
1873–1890
Mary Matilda Kifer
1875–1905
Ella Jane Kifer
1877–1935
Effie E Kifer
1879–1937
Emerson Felt KIFER
1881–1942
Harrison L Kifer
1884–1950
Sarah Ann Kifer
1887–1967

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
1866
Clarion, Pennsylvania, United States
children

(8)

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Parents & Siblings

  • George B Harriger

    Male1815–1898Male

  • Margaret Bigley

    Female1813–1853Female

siblings

(8)

  • William Harriger

    Male1835–Male

  • Elizabeth J. Harriger

    Female1836–1880Female

  • David Harriger

    Male1840–Male

  • Joseph Harriger

    Male1841–1883Male

  • Andrew Jackson Harriger

    Male1843–1924Male

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1863

Age 15

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · Battle of Gettysburg

Age 15

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.
1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 22

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

Name Meaning

German: probably an altered spelling of Herriger, variant of Herrig . This name is found chiefly in PA.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Mary Kifer in household of A S Kifer, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Mary Kifer in household of Harry B Henry, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Mary Kifer in household of Harry B Henry, "United States Census, 1920"

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