Friedrich Gerber

8 October 1854–
Unterlangenegg, Bern, Switzerland

The Life of Friedrich

When Friedrich Gerber was born on 8 October 1854, in Unterlangenegg, Bern, Switzerland, his father, Christian Gerber, was 25 and his mother, Susanna Katharina Wiedmer, was 22. He lived in Diemtigen, Bern, Switzerland in 1854.

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Christian Gerber
Susanna Katharina Wiedmer
Friedrich Gerber
Anna Magdalena Gerber
Maria Magdalena Gerber
Gustav Gerber

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World Events (3)


Age 9

Jean Henru Dunant founded the Red Cross in Geneva.

Age 60

Switzerland organizes Red Cross units during World War I.

Age 65

Treaty of Versailles reaffirms Swiss neutrality.

Name Meaning

German, Swiss, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a tanner, 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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  • Friedrich Gerber, "Switzerland, Baptisms, 1491-1940"

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