Lina Gerber

Heimiswil, Bern, Switzerland

The Life of Lina

When Lina Gerber was born on 3 April 1859, in Heimiswil, Bern, Switzerland, her father, Johannes Gerber, was 42 and her mother, Maria Weber, was 37. She married Johannes Tellenbach on 25 September 1880.

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Family Time Line

Lina Gerber
Johannes Tellenbach
Marriage: 25 September 1880

Spouse & Children

  • Female1859–Female

  • Johannes Tellenbach


25 September 1880

Parents & Siblings

  • Male1816–1889Male

  • Maria Weber




+7 More Children

World Events (6)


Age 4

Jean Henru Dunant founded the Red Cross in Geneva.

Age 55

Switzerland organizes Red Cross units during World War I.

Age 60

Treaty of Versailles reaffirms Swiss neutrality.

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.

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