Melvin Grossman Huber

19 January 1895–26 September 1980 (Age 85)
Neffsville, Manheim Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Melvin Grossman

When Melvin Grossman Huber was born on 19 January 1895, in Neffsville, Manheim Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Benjamin Kreider HUBER, was 36 and his mother, Elizabeth Heagy GROSSMAN, was 32. He married Myrtle Luella Lefever on 18 June 1921, in Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Manheim, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States for about 20 years and Manheim Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States in 1940. He registered for military service in 1919. He died on 26 September 1980, in Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Neffsville Lutheran Cemetery, Neffsville, Manheim Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Melvin Grossman Huber
1895–1980
Myrtle Luella Lefever
1898–1987
Marriage: 18 June 1921
Melvin Lefever Huber
1922–2004
Irvin Lefever Huber
1924–1990

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
18 June 1921
Pennsylvania, United States
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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 1

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.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 9

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.
1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 23

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

Name Meaning

1 German (also Hüber, Hueber): status name based on Middle High German huobe, a measure of land, varying in size at different periods and in different places, but always of considerable extent, appreciably larger than the holding of the average peasant. The surname usually denotes a holder or owner of this amount of land, who would have been a prosperous small farmer and probably one of the leading men of his village. This name is widespread throughout central and eastern Europe, not only in German-speaking lands.2 Slovenian (eastern Slovenia): status name of Franconian origin (see 1) for a peasant who had his own landed property, dialectally called huba.3 Dutch: variant of Hubert .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Melvin G Huber, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Melvin G Huber, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Melvin Huber in household of Benjiman Huber, "United States Census, 1920"

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