Jacob Reber

1778–1860 (Age 82)
Allen, Northampton,, Pennsylvania

The Life of Jacob

When Jacob Reber was born about 1778, his father, Johann Adam Reber, was 35 and his mother, Maria Eva Bast, was 27. He married Susanna Isler. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Scipio, Seneca, Ohio, United States in 1850 and Adams Township, Seneca, Ohio, United States in 1860. He died in 1860, at the age of 82.

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Jacob Reber
1778–1860
Susanna Isler
1785–1846
Marriage:
Lydia Reber
1807–
Peter Raeber
1808–

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World Events (8)

1781 · The First Constitution

Age 3

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.
1783 · A Free America

Age 5

The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 22

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

Name Meaning

1 German and Swiss German: occupational name for a vine-dresser or vintner, from Middle High German rebe ‘vine’ + -er agent suffix.2 German and Swiss German: from a Germanic personal name, Radobert, formed with rād, rāt ‘counsel’, ‘advice’ + berht ‘bright’.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Jacob Raver, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Jacob Raber, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Jacob Reber in entry for Johannes Reber, "Pennsylvania Births and Christenings, 1709-1950"

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