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Carolous Charles EHRBAR
Elizabeth MANN
Elizabeth "Lizzie" HUMMER
Herman William EHRBAR


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Herman William EHRBAR
  • Born: September 16, 1897, Tiffin, Seneca, Ohio, USA
  • Baptized: September 26, 1897, Seneca County, Ohio - St. Joseph's Church
  • Marriage: Gladys RANKIN
  • Died: December 30, 1965, Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio, USA at age 68 1 2 3
  • Buried: Guage County, Ohio - All Souls Cemetery

bullet  General Notes:

Herman earned his living by many trades. He was a portly man about 6 ft. tall. He served in the U.S.Army from June 10, 1918 until March 31, 1919. He lived at home with his mother, Elizabeth, until he married Gladys Rankin in 1941. They never had any children. Herman was a machinist at the time of his death in December 1965, at the age of 68 years from Coronary Arteriosclerosis and occlusions of the right and left coronary arteries, in December 1965 and is buried in All Souls Cemetery, Chardon, Ohio.


bullet  Noted Events In his Life:

  • Census, April 19, 1910, Geneva, Ashtabula, Ohio - District 27. picture

    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
  • Ohio Soldiers in WW1: United States Marines, June 8, 1918, Cleveland, Ohio. picture
    Name: Herman William Ehrbar Race: White Birth Date: 16 Sep 1898 Birth Location: Tiffin, Ohio, USA Enlistment Date: 8 Jun 1918 Enlistment County: Cleveland Enlistment State: Ohio Enlistment Division: United States Marine Corps Comments: Parris Island Summary Court 8 June 1918; Naval Station Pensacola Fla 1 Aug 1918. Discharge 31 March 1919. Character excellent File no 121640.


Herman married Gladys RANKIN. (Gladys RANKIN was born on August 21, 1910 in Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio, USA, baptized in Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio, USA, died on April 11, 1981 in Willoughby, Lake, Ohio, USA 4 and was buried in Cuyahoga County, Ohio.)



  1. Cleveland Library Necrology File,
    Id#: 0488626 Name: Ehrbar, Herman W. Date: Jan 2 1966 Source: Plain Dealer; Cleveland Necrology File, Reel #106. Notes: Ehrbar. Herman W. Ehrbar, beloved husband of Gladys (nee Rankin), dear brother of Louis, Marie (Wagher) Quinn, Brother Carl S. J., Marcella Oakford Helen Gallagher, Catherine McClusky and Margaret McCutchcon, late residence, 169 E. 316th St. The family will receive friends From 2-4 And 7-9 P.M. Sunday at The Monreal Funeral Home, E. 320th and Vine St., Willowick. Services Monday, Jan. 3, at St. Mary Magadeline Church at 11 a.m.
  2. Ohio Death Index,
    Name: HERMAN W EHRBAR Gender: Male Date of Death: December 30, 1965 Volume: 18311 Certificate: 97719 Marital Status: Married Place of Death: Cleveland, Cuyahoga County Race: White Residence: Willowick, Lake County Age: 68.
  3. Social Security Death Index,
    Name: Herman Ehrbar SSN: 286-01-2306 Last Residence: Ohio Born: 16 Sep 1897 Died: Dec 1965 State (Year) SSN issued: Ohio (Before 1951 ).
  4. Social Security Death Index,
    Name: Gladys Ehrbar SSN: 272-07-1185 Last Residence: 44122 Beachwood, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States of America Born: 21 Aug 1910 Last Benefit: 44094 Willoughby, Lake, Ohio, United States of America Died: Aug 1981 State (Year) SSN issued: Ohio (Before 1951 ).