Christina Gerhardt

14 December 1901–25 November 1968 (Age 66)
Poland

The Life Summary of Christina

When Christina Gerhardt was born on 14 December 1901, in Poland, her father, August Gerhart, was 42 and her mother, Phillipina Bachman, was 24. She married Gustav Rucks in 1918. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She immigrated to Canada in 1907 and lived in Saskatchewan, Canada in 1916 and Humboldt No. 370, Saskatchewan, Canada in 1926. She died on 25 November 1968, in Chilliwack, Fraser Valley Regional District, British Columbia, Canada, at the age of 66, and was buried in Chilliwack, Fraser Valley Regional District, British Columbia, Canada.

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Family Time Line

Gustav Rucks
1895–1939
Christina Gerhardt
1901–1968
Marriage: 1918
Reinhart Ernest Rucks
1920–1997
Alfred Rucks
1923–2005

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1918
  • Children

    (2)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (9)

    +4 More Children

    World Events (6)

    1918
    Age 17
    Poland becomes independent. Poland becomes independent as WWI comes to an end. The country was devastated by the war. Approximately one million Poles died. All Polish institutions had to be rebuilt as the country once again formed a nation. The official boundaries are not set until 1923.
    1919
    Age 18
    The Treaty of Versailles gives Poland western Prussia, thus getting access to the Baltic Sea.
    1926
    Age 25
    Pilsudski makes himself dictator of Poland. Despite the dictatorship, the economy stabilized at this time and culture continued to prosper.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: German Kurt, Armin, Wilhelm, Bernhard, Dieter, Erwin, Gerda, Gerhardt, Heinrich, Heinz, Horst.German: from a personal name composed of the ancient Germanic elements gēr, gār ‘spear’ + hard ‘hardy, brave, strong’. Compare Garhart , Gearhart , and Gearheart .

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

    Possible Related Names

    Gerdts
    Gericke
    Gerhart
    Gerten
    Gearheart
    Geerts
    Gerads
    Carhart
    Gerhartz
    Gerke
    Gierke
    Gierhart
    Gerl
    Gerding
    Gernhardt
    Kippes
    Gertz
    Gerszewski
    Garhart
    Gehr
    Giertz
    Gearhart
    Kertz
    Gerth
    Gerdes
    Gehrt
    Gerhard
    Geib
    Goerdt
    Kerth
    Geers

    Sources (6)

    • Christina Rucks in household of Augusta Rucks, "Canada, Prairie Provinces Census, 1926"
    • Christina Gerhard in household of Augustf Gerhard, "Canada, Prairie Provinces Census, 1916"
    • Christina Gerhardt in entry for Karl Stoehr, "British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986; 1992-1993"

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