Amanda Rebecca Gehres

9 April 1860–17 April 1917 (Age 57)
Owasco, Clay Township, Carroll, Indiana, United States

The Life of Amanda Rebecca

When Amanda Rebecca Gehres was born on 9 April 1860, in Owasco, Clay Township, Carroll, Indiana, United States, her father, Godfrey F Gehres, was 32 and her mother, Helena B Troxell, was 28. She married Alfred Charles Remaley on 25 August 1878, in Carroll, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She died on 17 April 1917, in Perry Township, Tippecanoe, Indiana, United States, at the age of 57, and was buried in Saint Johns Cemetery, Clay Township, Carroll, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Alfred Charles Remaley
Amanda Rebecca Gehres
Marriage: 25 August 1878
Robert Charles Remaly
Hattie Cathrine Remaly

Spouse and Children

25 August 1878
Carroll, Indiana, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 3

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 3

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 16

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.

Name Meaning

German: variant of Gehring . Compare Gehris .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Amanda Gehres in household of Godfrey Gehres, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Amanda Gehres, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"
  • Gehre in entry for Waldo R. Peters and Hattie Cathrine Remaly, "Indiana Marriages, 1780-1992"

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