Alfaretta Traver

September 1883–13 November 1960 (Age 77)
Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of Alfaretta

When Alfaretta Traver was born in September 1883, in Pennsylvania, United States, her father, David B Traver, was 42 and her mother, Sarah Elizabeth Nisley, was 38. She married Thomas Rankin Nivin on 22 September 1910, in Steelton, Dauphin, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Steelton, Dauphin, Pennsylvania, United States in 1910 and Bethlehem, Bethlehem Township, Northampton, Pennsylvania, United States for about 5 years. She died on 13 November 1960, in Bethlehem, Northampton, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in New London Presbyterian Church Cemetery, New London, New London Township, Chester, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Thomas Rankin Nivin
Alfaretta Traver
Marriage: 22 September 1910
David Traver Nivin
Nan Nivin

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    22 September 1910Steelton, Dauphin, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 3
    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
    1886 · Giving Working Men a Union
    Age 3
    The largest union group in the United States during the first half of the 20th century. It still exists today but merged with The Congress of Industrial Organization.
    Age 21
    St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.

    Name Meaning

    1 French: variant of Travers .2 Catalan: habitational name from any of the minor places called with Traver, mainly in La Garrotxa and L’Empordà districts but also in other areas.

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

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    Sources (10)

    • Alfaretta T Nivin in household of Thomas R Nivin, "United States Census, 1920"
    • Alfaretta T Nivin in household of Thomas R Nivin, "United States Census, 1940"
    • Alfaretta Traver in household of David B Traver, "United States Census, 1910"

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