Elmer Fegley

1878–1961 (Age 83)
Lyons, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Elmer

When Elmer Fegley was born on 26 February 1878, in Lyons, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, James W Fegley, was 34 and his mother, Catherine Lease, Fegley, was 31. He had at least 1 son with Clara Merkel. He lived in Ruscombmanor Township, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States in 1880. He died on 25 March 1961, in Fleetwood, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 83.

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Family Time Line

Elmer Fegley
1878–1961
Clara Merkel
1879–1947
Edison Archibald Fegley
1901–1977

Spouse & Children

children

(1)

Parents & Siblings

  • James W Fegley

    Male1843–1923Male

  • Catherine Lease, Fegley

    Female1847–1927Female

siblings

(11)

  • Edwin L. Fegley

    Male1867–1923Male

  • William L. Fegely

    Male1868–Male

  • Female1870–1959Female

  • Samuel Fegely

    Male1872–Male

  • Leon Lease Fegely

    Male1874–1933Male

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 3

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 4

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 22

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Vögli, metonymic occupational name for a bird catcher or nickname for someone with birdlike features, from a diminutive of Vogel .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (1)

  • Elmer Fegeley in household of James Fegeley, "United States Census, 1880"

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