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Joseph Brubaker

Birthdate: (49)
Birthplace: Somerset,Pennsylvania
Death: November 8, 1871 (49)
Elkhart County, Indiana, United States
Place of Burial: Wakarusa, Elkhart County, Indiana, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of John O Brubaker and Catharine Brubaker
Husband of Elizabeth Brubaker
Father of Amos Brubaker; Abraham Brubaker; Martha M Sensenich; John Henry Brubaker; Mary A Kilmer and 1 other
Brother of Dr H W Brubaker; John Brubaker, Jr; Catherine Heckman; David F Brubaker and Jacob A Brubaker

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About Joseph Brubaker

Joseph married 1842 Elizabeth Nusbaum Brubaker, daughter of Christian Nusbaum & his wife Mary Hunsberger Nusbaum.

Joseph and Elizabeth Brubaker left home and friends in Ashland Co., Ohio, in 1849, and came to Elkhart Co., Ind., which was then a vast forest and wilderness, to take up the battle of pioneer life, fully realizing the many hardships connected therewith.

"On the 8th of November, 1871, in Wakarusa, Elkhart county, Ind., of erysipelas, Joseph Brubaker, aged 49 years, 2 months and 26 days. He was buried on the 10th. Funeral discourse by Jacob Beidler and J.F. Funk. He leaves a wife and five children to mourn their loss." (Herald of Truth - Volume VIII, Number 12 - December, 1871 - pg 191)

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Joseph Brubaker's Timeline

Age 24
Ohio, United States
April 19, 1849
Age 27
Ashland County, Ohio, United States
Age 29
May 22, 1853
Age 31
Wakarusa, Elkhart County, Indiana, United States
April 17, 1857
Age 35
Elkhart County, Indiana, United States
Age 46
November 8, 1871
Age 49
Elkhart County, Indiana, United States
Wakarusa, Elkhart County, Indiana, United States