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Rebecca Ellen Surber

Female 1855 - 1895  (39 years)


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  • Name Rebecca Ellen Surber 
    • She was also called "Rachel".
    Relationshipwith Peter Delva
    Born 23 Apr 1855  Hedrick, Keokuk County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Census 1870 (Age 15)  Johnson County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Census 1880 (Age 25)  Lewis, Pottawattamie County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    History Rebecca was congenitally deaf and a full blooded Cherokee. From her, many of her descendants have been deaf. She entered the Deaf and Dumb Institute, Council Bluffs, Iowa on 13 Oct 1866. Rebecca had mumps in 1869 and measles in 1877.  [1, 4
    Died 24 Mar 1895  Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried Fairview Cemetery, Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I3009  | Spouse of a Delvee
    Last Modified 10 Aug 2014 

    Father A Surber,   b. Abt 1813, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Nancy last name unknown,   b. Abt 1823, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F1631  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Curley Henry Waldo Brown,   b. 22 Jan 1854, Warwick, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 05 Mar 1941, Woodbine, Harrison County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Married 06 Aug 1877  Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Age at Marriage Rebecca was 22 years - Curley was 23 years. (Were Married 17 years). 
    Children 8 children 
    Last Modified 10 Aug 2014 
    Family ID F1628  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 23 Apr 1855 - Hedrick, Keokuk County, Iowa Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1870 - Johnson County, Iowa Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 06 Aug 1877 - Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie County, Iowa Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Robert George Brown - 13 Nov 1878 - Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie County, Iowa Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1880 - Lewis, Pottawattamie County, Iowa Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Jessie May Brown - 06 Jul 1880 - Lewis, Pottawattamie County, Iowa Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Fred Garfield Brown - 05 Oct 1881 - Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie County, Iowa Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Curley Henry Brown - 21 Jan 1884 - Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie County, Iowa Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Lottie Marie Brown - 13 Aug 1886 - Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie County, Iowa Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - William Wallace Brown - 12 Nov 1888 - Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie County, Iowa Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Arthur Scott Brown - 14 Mar 1890 - Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie County, Iowa Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Ella Rebecca Brown - 24 Jan 1893 - Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie County, Iowa Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 24 Mar 1895 - Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie County, Iowa Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Fairview Cemetery, Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie County, Iowa Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S168] Johnson, Herk. Family Group Sheets of David Cook Shepardson, (Weeping Willow, Texas: Compiled 11 April 1999 ).

    2. [S180] Census Index -1870 Iowa, (Utah: Genealogy Library Com, 1999).

    3. [S673] 1880 U.S. Federal Census, (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2010).

    4. [S126] Johnson, Herk. email: 1998-06-17 "Shepardson", (Email message from HerkEW (at) AOL.COM at Texas. 17 June 1998).