Individual Details

Elizabeth Harter

(29 Nov 1795 - 18 Jun 1887)

Elizabeth's life is pretty well documented in family histories and records. Her family was one of the first to settle in the Plain Ohio area so tey are featured in local area histories. Tales of their travels and adventures. Elizabeth's first impression of the undeveloped area is recorded, she was disappointed -coming from Pennsylvania to a new place with a total of 3 cabins and nothing else. She and her first husband Abraham Bair may have been the first marriage in the area. Her 2nd husband Jehu Grubb was the illegitimate son of Curtis and unknown heir to the Grubb Family Iron Dynasty of Pennsylvania. Elizabeth lived to 91 and was the mother of at least 10 children.


Birth29 Nov 1795Pennsylvania, United States
Residence1810Stark, Ohio, United States
Marriage31 Mar 1812Stark, Ohio, United States - Abraham Bair
Marriage1 Sep 1833Stark, Ohio, United States - Jehu Grubb
Residence1850Plain, Stark, Ohio, United States
Residence1860Plain, Stark, Ohio, United States
Residence1870Plain, Stark, Ohio, United States
Residence1870Paris, Stark, Ohio, United States
Residence1880Plain, Stark, Ohio, United States
Death18 Jun 1887Plain, Stark, Ohio, United States
BurialSaint Jacobs Lutheran Cemetery, Lake, Stark, Ohio, United States


SpouseAbraham Bair (1784 - 1830)
ChildJacob H. Bair (1814 - 1880)
ChildGeorge Bair (1816 - 1892)
SpouseJehu Grubb (1781 - 1854)
FatherJohn George Harter (1764 - 1833)
MotherElizabeth Bowman (1769 - 1864)