Roman Gerber

25 March 1870–9 August 1931 (Age 61)
Münsingen, Bern, Switzerland

The Life Summary of Roman

Roman Gerber was born on 25 March 1870, in Münsingen, Bern, Switzerland as the son of Jacob Gerber and Anna Barbara Bohnenblust. He married Florentine Baenerle on 6 March 1886, in Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States. He lived in Elgin Township, Cavalier, North Dakota, United States in 1910 and Long Beach, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1930. He died on 9 August 1931, in Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 61, and was buried in Westminster, Orange, California, United States.

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Roman Gerber
Josephine Barbara Gerber
Marriage: 31 May 1891
Vera Gerber

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    31 May 1891Beloit, Lyon, Iowa, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1872 · The First National Park
    Age 2
    Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
    1872 · Yellowstone National Park Created
    Age 2
    President Ulysses S. Grant signed the law passed by congress on March 1 1872, making Yellowstone a National Park. The park covers parts of Montana, Wyoming, and Idaho.
    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act
    Age 20
    This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

    Name Meaning

    German, Swiss German, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a tanner, from Middle High German gerwer (from Old High German (ledar) garawo ‘leather preparer’), German Gerber.

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

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    Sources (21)

    • Roman Gerber in entry for Josephine B Gerber, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Roman Gerber, "South Dakota State Census, 1905"
    • Roman Gerber, "New York, New York City Marriage Records, 1829-1940"

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