George William Gearhard

29 November 1879–19 March 1957 (Age 77)
Underwood, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States

The Life of George William

When George William Gearhard was born on 29 November 1879, in Underwood, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States, his father, William Riley Gearhard, was 34 and his mother, Martha Lucinda Ridgeway, was 19. He married Verda Grace Cadle about 1901. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States in 1915 and Hardin Township, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States in 1920. He died on 19 March 1957, in Boise, Ada, Idaho, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Boise, Ada, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

George William Gearhard
Verda Grace Cadle
Marriage: about 1901
Viola Ivy Gearhard
Clarence Riley Gearhard
Lawrence M Gearheard
Sallie Gearheard

Spouse and Children

about 1901


    Viola Ivy Gearhard



    Lawrence M Gearheard


    Sallie Gearheard


Parents and Siblings

    William Riley Gearhard


    Martha Lucinda Ridgeway




+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 2

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1896 · ""

Age 17

"""Post office name was changed from """"Boise City"""" to """"Boise"""" in 1896. Remains as such today."""
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 21

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Gierhard, a variant of Gerhardt .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • George Gearhard in household of William Gearhard, "Iowa State Census, 1895"
  • George Gearhard, "Iowa State Census, 1915"
  • George Gearhart in household of William M Gearhart, "United States Census, 1920"

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