Samuel Hartner

Brief Life History of Samuel

When Samuel Hartner was born in 1863, in Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Daniel Harter, was 40 and his mother, Catharine Eister, was 39. He lived in Hegins Township, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, United States in 1880.

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Daniel Harter
Catharine Eister
Fietta Harter
Rebecca Harter
Annetta Harter
George Washington Harter
Daniel Harter
John Harter
Samuel Hartner
Amanda Harter

Sources (2)

  • Samuel Hearter in household of Daniel Hearter, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Samuel Harter in household of Daniel Harter, "United States Census, 1870"

World Events (8)


Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

1863 · Battle of Gettysburg

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.

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

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.

Name Meaning

German: probably a habitational name for someone from any of several places called Harten, in Silesia and Württemberg.

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

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