Margaretha Gebhardt

Female6 July 1852–2 July 1929

Brief Life History of Margaretha

Margaretha Gebhardt was born on 6 July 1852, in Nuremberg, Bavaria, Germany as the daughter of George Gebhardt and Margaret Bramer. She married Peter Petermann on 18 January 1875, in Mörzheim, Landau in der Pfalz, Bavaria, Germany. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Erie, Pennsylvania, United States for about 10 years. She died on 2 July 1929, in Erie, Erie, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Erie Cemetery, Erie, Erie, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Peter Petermann
Margaretha Gebhardt
Marriage: 18 January 1875
Karl Peterman
Elizabeth "Lizzie" Peterman
Gustave Peterman
Julius Peterman
Emma Peterman
Maggie Peterman
Louisa Petermann
Reinhart Andrew Peterman

Sources (20)

  • Margeret Petterman in household of Peter Petterman, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Margaretha Gebhardt, "Germany, Marriages, 1558-1929"
  • Margaretha Gebhardt Petermann, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    18 January 1875Mörzheim, Landau in der Pfalz, Bavaria, Germany
  • Children (8)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 11

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    1863 · Battle of Gettysburg

    Age 11

    The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.

    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

    Age 23

    In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: German Otto, Hans, Klaus, Arno, Bernd, Dieter, Elke, Ernst, Erwin, Georg, Gottlieb, Hildegarde.

    German: from a personal name composed of the ancient Germanic elements geb ‘gift’ + hard ‘hardy, brave, strong’. A Christian saint of this name was bishop of Constance around the end of the 10th century, and his popularity may have had an influence on the continued use of the personal name into the Middle Ages and beyond.

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

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