Frank Elwood Zerbe

9 March 1892–13 February 1948 (Age 55)
Sulphur Springs, Crawford, Ohio, United States

The Life of Frank Elwood

When Frank Elwood Zerbe was born on 9 March 1892, in Sulphur Springs, Crawford, Ohio, United States, his father, William P Zerbe, was 24 and his mother, Charlotte Phillipine Weidemyre, was 22. He married Grace Pearl Oberlander on 16 August 1911, in Sulphur Springs, Crawford, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Denver, Colorado, United States in 1930. He died on 13 February 1948, in Liberty Township, Crawford, Ohio, United States, at the age of 55, and was buried in Union Cemetery, Sulphur Springs, Crawford, Ohio, United States.

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Frank Elwood Zerbe
Grace Pearl Oberlander
Marriage: 16 August 1911
Joyce B Zerbe
Wilma Irene Zerbe
Esther Grace Zerbe
William George Zerbe
Grace Arlene Zerbe

Spouse and Children

16 August 1911
Sulphur Springs, Crawford, Ohio, United States




    Joyce B Zerbe


    Wilma Irene Zerbe


    Esther Grace Zerbe


    William George Zerbe


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    William P Zerbe


    Charlotte Phillipine Weidemyre




World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

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.
1901 · City Hall Built

Age 9

The Old Colorado Springs city Hall was built between 1901-1905. It was in use until 1997. The historical building was designed by Thomas Barber and Thomas MacLaren.
1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 15

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.

Name Meaning

German: habitational name from a place near Magdeburg named Zerben.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Frank E Zerby in household of William Zerby, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Frank E Zerbe in household of William P Zerbe, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Frank Zerbe, "United States Census, 1920"

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