- Born: April 6, 1866, Tiffin, Seneca, Ohio, USA
- Baptized: April 7, 1866, Seneca County, Ohio - St. Josph Church
- Marriage: Elizabeth "Lizzie" HUMMER on April 26, 1892 in Tiffin, Seneca, Ohio, USA 1
- Died: December 18, 1926, Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio, USA at age 60 2 3 4
- Buried: December 20, 1926, Cuyahoga County, Ohio - Calvary Cemetery
Peter Ehrbar was born in Tiffin, Ohio where he is listed in the 1881-82
Tiffin Directory as a carriage painter living at home with his parents at
Charlotte 3 and W Monroe. In the 1887-88 Directory he is listed as living with
his mother, a widow, at 117 Union Street as an apprentice. In 1890-91 he is
listed as a stonecutter living at 139 Union Street with his mother and sister,
Jennie. He is listed as a stonecutter, living at 141 Union Street in 1895-96.
He married Elizabeth Hummer On April 26, 1892 in Tiffin, Ohio and they lived at
the 141 Union Street address thru the 1898 Directory still listed as a
stonecutter. Peter and Elizabeth had a family of 8 children, 5 were born in
Tiffin and 3 were born in the Cleveland area after they moved there in 1900. In
Cleveland they lived at 124 Collister Ave. (1900 City Directory), 21 Lisbon
Avenue (1903 City Directory), and later at 12707 Taft Avenue (1906-08) City
directories. He worked at various jobs: a Stonecutter while living at the
Lisbon address, a Motorman on the streetcars while living at the Taft Ave.
address. In 1910 the family moved to Ashtabula. Ohio where Peter became a
farmer. In 1920 the family moved to 1730 Burgess Ave. In Cleveland, Peter then
became a toolmaker and machinists for the Cleveland Tractor Co. Because of his
violent temper, Peter and Elizabeth were seperated for several years before his
illness of Cancer of the Prostate, Stomach, Liver and Chest. He was ill for
about 1 1/2 years when he lived with his sister, Tilda and Fred Green. He
returned to live with Elizabeth and their family at 962 East 131 Street,
East Cleveland, and that is where he died. He was buried with a Mass at St.
Philomene's Church and burial at Calvary Cememtery.
Noted Events In his Life:
- Census, April 19, 1910, Geneva, Ashtabula, Ohio - District 27.
The following Ehrbar family members are listed on this page:
Peter Ehrbar, Head, Age 44
Elizabeth, Wife, Age 38
Louis F., Son, Age 17
Marie E., Daughter, Age 15
Carl E., Son, Age 14
Herman W., Son, Age 12
Marcella J., Daughter, Age 11
Helen M., Daughter, Age, 9
Catherine M., Daughter, Age, 5
Peter married Elizabeth "Lizzie" HUMMER, daughter of John HUMMER and Unknown, on April 26, 1892 in Tiffin, Seneca, Ohio, USA.1 (Elizabeth "Lizzie" HUMMER was born on September 16, 1870 in Wyandotte, Jackson Twp, Ohio, baptized on September 17, 1870 in Jackson Twp, Ohio - St. Mary's Church, died on September 15, 1948 in Ravenna, Portage, Ohio, USA 5 6 and was buried on September 18, 1948 in Cuyahoga County, Ohio - Calvary Cemetery.)