Lillian May Gerber

1876–1956 (Age 79)
Cicero, Hamilton, Indiana, United States

The Life of Lillian May

When Lillian May Gerber was born on 17 October 1876, in Cicero, Hamilton, Indiana, United States, her father, Rudy A. Gerber, was 40 and her mother, Sarah "Sally" Slack, was 32. She married John Sharp Charles on 14 April 1901, in Hamilton, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Kokomo, Howard, Indiana, United States in 1920. She died on 5 July 1956, in Waco, McLennan, Texas, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in McGregor, McLennan, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Lillian May Gerber
1876–1956
John Sharp Charles
1876–1957
Marriage: 14 April 1901
Paul Rudy Charles
1906–1982

Spouse & Children

  • Female1876–1956Female

  • John Sharp Charles

    Male1876–1957Male

MARRIAGE
14 April 1901
Hamilton, Indiana, United States
children

(1)

  • Paul Rudy Charles

    Male1906–1982Male

Parents & Siblings

  • Rudy A. Gerber

    Male1836–1881Male

  • Sarah "Sally" Slack

    Female1843–1915Female

siblings

(6)

  • Mary Elizabeth Gerber

    Female1866–1936Female

  • Male1867–1946Male

  • Agnola Dell Gerber

    Female1871–1937Female

  • Jacob Aldoris Gerber

    Male1874–1935Male

  • Female1876–1956Female

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1881 · Construction of the Fort Worth & Denver Railway

Age 5

Grenville M. Dodge oversaw the construction of the Fort Worth & Denver Railway. Work began at Hodge Junction, and eventually extended to the New Mexico border by 1888. Service began on April 1, 1888, with trains travelling between Fort Worth and Denver.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 5

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.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 22

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

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.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Lillian M Hart, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Lillian Hart in household of George W Hart, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Lily May Gerber in household of Rudy A Gerber, "United States Census, 1880"

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