Elmer Emory Brubaker

Male 1865 - 1917


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  • Name  Elmer Emory Brubaker 
    Born  6 Jan 1865  South Point, Lawrence County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Died  21 May 1917  Keller Hospital, South Point, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried  White Cottage Cemetery, Fayette Township, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Elmer E. Cause of death - acute peritonitis brought on by injuries sustained from a horse while being shoes. Taken to the hospital but never recovered.

      Elmer E. born January 6, 1867 and died 1917 married Elizabeth Law. He was the owner and operator of one of the first blacksmith and machine shops in South Point, on Old 52 and Ferry Street. They also had a photography business named E.E. Brubaker and Company. Floating Portraits and Landscape which was a small houseboat that went from South Point to Catlettsberg, Kentucky. (Photo Included.) Elizabeth Law born 1872 died 1936, daughter of Henry (B. 1844 D. 1900) and Mary, never remarried after Elmer death, she took in boarders who were working on the road and railroad. She loved sewing, quilting and was a good hand to care for the old, sick and new mothers. She owned the first radio in the area, so friends would come from miles around to listen to it. She was an Eastern Star. Last but not least, she loved working in and of her church. (Taken from "History of Lawrence C., Ohio 1990 page 99) and {Taken from the 1882 Hardesty Atlas}
    • Semi Weekly Register May 22, 1917
      Elmer E. Brubaker, aged 50 years. 4 months and 25 days, died at 11 o'clock a.,. Monaday at the Keller hospital from the effects of an injury sustained by him as he was shoeing a horse last week. He was the black smith at South Point and while at his work last week was injured internally when a horse he was shoeing lunged violently. He was brought to the hospital her Saturday, but there was no chance, for his recovery. Mr. Brubaker was one of the best known citizens of South Point and his death will prove a real loss to his community. He is survived by his wife and several children. He was an honest, straightforward citizen, a loyal husband and father. No definite arrangements have been made for the funeral. The body is being prepared for burial at "Blingaman & Jones undertaking parlor.
    Person ID  I2385  Brubaker
    Last Modified  16 Sep 2006 

    Father  Daniel D. Brubaker,   b. 1 Nov 1837, Lawrence Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 May 1923 
    Mother  Nancy Davidson,   b. 7 Mar 1839, Lawrence Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Apr 1912 
    Married  20 Oct 1859  Lawrence Co., Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F0226  Group Sheet

    Family  Elizabeth Alice Law,   b. 16 Jan 1872, South Point, Lawrence County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Feb 1936, South Point, Lawrence County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  4 Jun 1891  Lawrence Co., Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    >1. Clarence Paul Brubaker,   b. 31 Mar 1892, South Point, Lawrence County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jan 1948, General Hospital Ironton, lawrence County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. William Vaughan Brubaker,   b. 9 Jan 1902,   d. 12 Feb 1903
    >3. Marion Henry Brubaker,   b. 19 May 1903, South Point, Lawrence County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Apr 1980, General Hospital Ironton, lawrence County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Atlee Earl Brubaker,   b. 15 May 1911, South Point, Lawrence County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 May 1911, South Point, Lawrence County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location
    >5. Edith E. Brubaker,   b. 12 Jul 1917, South Point, Lawrence County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jun 1985, South Point, Lawrence County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID  F0488  Group Sheet

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