Leo Graber

Male9 November 1927–1 July 1944

Brief Life History of Leo

When Leo Graber was born on 9 November 1927, in Fredericksburg, Wayne, Ohio, United States, his father, Leo Elmer Graber, was 41 and his mother, Mary Alice Barnes, was 31. He lived in Franklin Township, Wayne, Ohio, United States for about 10 years and Ohio, United States in 1944. He died on 1 July 1944, in Wayne Township, Tuscarawas, Ohio, United States, at the age of 16, and was buried in Fredericksburg, Wayne, Ohio, United States.

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Leo Elmer Graber
Mary Alice Barnes
Lulu B Graber
Charles Graber
Leo Graber

Sources (5)

  • Leo Graber Jr. in household of Leo E Graber, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Leo Graber, "Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953"
  • Leo Graber in household of Leo Graber, "United States Census, 1940"

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World Events (7)


Age 2

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.


Age 4

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 8

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

Name Meaning

German and Swiss German (also Gräber): from an agent derivative of Middle High German graben ‘to dig or excavate’, hence an occupational name for a digger of graves or ditches, or an engraver of seals; alternatively, a topographic name for someone living near a ditch or channel (Middle High German grabe).

German and Swiss German (also Gräber): habitational name for someone from any of the places called Graben.

Jewish (Ashkenazic) (also Gräber): occupational name for a grave-digger, either from German Gräber or from a Yiddishized form of Polish grabarz.

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

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