Ellis Earl Surber

17 July 1885–May 1968 (Age 82)
Iowa, United States

The Life Summary of Ellis Earl

When Ellis Earl Surber was born on 17 July 1885, in Iowa, United States, his father, Andrew Thomas Surber Jr, was 34 and his mother, Mary Margaret Thomas, was 34. He married Anna Waltner in 1909, in Marion, Turner, South Dakota, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Washington, Iowa, United States in 1895 and Pearl Township, McCook, South Dakota, United States in 1910. He died in May 1968, in Marion, Turner, South Dakota, United States, at the age of 82.

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Family Time Line

Ellis Earl Surber
Anna Waltner
Marriage: 1909
Wayne Conrad Surber

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1909Marion, Turner, South Dakota, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
    1886 · Giving Working Men a Union
    Age 1
    The largest union group in the United States during the first half of the 20th century. It still exists today but merged with The Congress of Industrial Organization.
    1907 · Not for profit elections
    Age 22
    The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.

    Name Meaning

    German: variant of Sorber 2, a topographic name from a the dialect word surbe, sorbe ‘marsh’, the suffix -er denoting an inhabitant.Swiss German: habitational name for someone from the area of the river Surb near Zurich, Switzerland. Compare Sorber 1.

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

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    Sources (13)

    • Ollis Surber in entry for Wayne Surber, "South Dakota, Department of Health, Index to Births 1843-1914 and Marriages 1950-2016"
    • Ellis E Surber, "United States Census, 1900"
    • Ellis Surber, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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