3 July 1821–18 March 1892 (Age 70)
Hartzviller, Moselle, Lorraine, France
When Peter Gerber was born on 3 July 1821, in Hartzviller, Moselle, Lorraine, France, his father, Christian Gerber, was 56 and his mother, Catherine Springer, was 37. He married Barbara Bechler on 1 December 1852, in Tazewell, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 8 daughters. He lived in Elm Grove Township, Tazewell, Illinois, United States for about 20 years. He died on 18 March 1892, in Illinois, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Railroad Cemetery, Elm Grove Township, Tazewell, Illinois, United States.
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