Amos Charles Huber

28 December 1878–24 July 1963 (Age 84)
Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Amos Charles

Amos Charles Huber was born on 28 December 1878, in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States. He died on 24 July 1963, in his hometown, at the age of 84, and was buried in New Danville, Pequea Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Amos Charles Huber
1878–1963
Annie Kreider Haverstick
1890–1980

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World Events (3)

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.
1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 27

The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 

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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  • Amos Charles Huber, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

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