Mathais Joesph Gerber

14 October 1908–29 November 1969 (Age 61)
Okarche, Canadian, Oklahoma, United States

The Life of Mathais Joesph

Mathais Joesph Gerber was born on 14 October 1908, in Okarche, Canadian, Oklahoma, United States. He married Bernice Ethel Franklin on 28 April 1930, in Nazareth, Castro, Texas, United States. He died on 29 November 1969, in Amarillo, Potter, Texas, United States, at the age of 61, and was buried in Amarillo, Potter, Texas, United States.

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Mathais Joesph Gerber
Bernice Ethel Franklin
Marriage: 28 April 1930

Spouse and Children

28 April 1930
Nazareth, Castro, Texas, United States

World Events (8)

1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 1

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.
1910 · State Capital Moves to Oklahoma City

Age 2

The state capital of Oklahoma moved from Guthrie to Oklahoma City on June 10, 1910. 

Age 19

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

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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