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Henry Strickler Brubaker

Male 1836 - 1915  (79 years)


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  • Name Henry Strickler Brubaker 
    Born 02 Jul 1836  Rapho Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 08 Nov 1915  [1
    Person ID I5159  Our Family History
    Last Modified 3 Dec 2015 

    Father Peter Brubaker,   b. 1801,   d. 09 Feb 1851  (Age 50 years) 
    Relationship Natural 
    Mother Mary Strickler,   b. 01 Feb 1808, Rapho Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Oct 1874  (Age 66 years) 
    Relationship Natural 
    Family ID F1608  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Anna Brubaker,   b. 02 Jun 1839,   d. 19 Sep 1894  (Age 55 years) 
    Married 06 May 1860 
    Children 
     1. Benjamin F Brubaker,   b. 13 Aug 1862  [Natural]
     2. Peter S Brubaker  [Natural]
     3. Elmer Edward Brubaker,   b. 15 Dec 1867  [Natural]
     4. Henry Alvin Brubaker,   b. 06 Oct 1870  [Natural]
     5. Abraham G Brubaker  [Natural]
    Last Modified 3 Dec 2015 
    Family ID F1609  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Source: Biographical Annals of Lancaster Co., PA., 1903 by J. H. Beers & Co., page 475.
      HENRY S. BRUBAKER, a retired farmer of Rapho township, was born there July 2, 1836, son of Peter and Mary (Strickler) Brubaker, of the same township.
      Peter Brubaker, the father, died Feb. 9, 1851, aged fifty years, and the mother died in 1874 at the age of sixty-six years. They are buried in the Erissmans Church cemetery, to which place their remains were removed from the old Brubaker homestead in township. The mother was a member of the Mennonite Church. There were born to this union: Abraham, who married Susan Miller of Rapho township and died in 1889; and Henry S. Mr. Brubaker's grandparents were Abraham and Maria (Erissman) Brubaker, of Rapho, Lancaster county, both of whom died on the old homestead. Abraham Brubaker, son of Jacob, was of Swiss stock. On his mother's side Mr. Brubaker's grandparents were Abraham and Maria (Hostetter) Strickler, of Lancaster county, the family being of Swiss origin. Abraham Strickler was the son of Ulrich Strickler. On May 6, 1860, Henry S. Brubaker married Anna Brubaker of Lancaster. There were born to this marriage: Benjamin F., who resides with his father, is married to Miss Macie Noll and has four children; Peter S., a farmer of Rapho township, married to Miss Katie Keener, and a preacher in the Zion's Children (Brinser) denomination; Elmer E., of Petersburg, Pa., married to Miss Louisa Breneman; Henry A., farmer of Rapho township, who married Miss Fanny Ginder and has three children; and Abraham G., single, at home. Mrs. Brubaker was born in Rapho township and died in 1895 at the age of fifty-five years. She is buried in Erissman Meeting House cemetery. She was the daughter of Benjamin and Maria Brubaker of Rapho township. The family are members of the Mennonite church.
      Mr. Brubaker owns three farms, all of which are valuable and highly improved. He is a shrewd, wide-awake man, thoroughly up with the times and a close student of events. He is highly respected as a citizen and is always ready to lend a helping hand to any improvement for the advancement of the community in which he resides.

  • Sources 
    1. [S31] Public Member Trees, Ancestry.com, (Name: The Generations Network, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2006;), Database online.
      Record for Benjamin F. Brubaker