Gerardus Cornelus Bernards

22 September 1880–17 April 1955 (Age 74)
Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands

The Life Summary of Gerardus Cornelus

When Gerardus Cornelus Bernards was born on 22 September 1880, in Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands, his father, Jan Barend Bernards, was 31 and his mother, Antonia Elisabeth Kemp, was 30. He married Gerritje Meijer on 22 December 1905, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Salt Lake City Ward 6, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1940 and North Salt Lake, Davis, Utah, United States in 1950. He died on 17 April 1955, in Bountiful, Davis, Utah, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Gerardus Cornelus Bernards
Gerritje Meijer
Marriage: 22 December 1905
John Barend Bernards
Wilhelmina Gurtie Bernards
Anita Virginia Bernards
LeGrand Meyer Bernards

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    22 December 1905Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1881 · First Telephone Network
    Age 1
    On June 1, 1881, the very first local telephone network was established in Amsterdam.
    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
    Age 1
    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
    1900 · Gold for Cash!
    Age 20
    This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

    Name Meaning

    Dutch and North German: patronymic from the personal name Bernard .Latvian: from the personal name Bernards, Latvian form of Bernard .

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

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    Sources (63)

    • Gerardus C Benard in entry for Jan B Bernards, "Utah, Salt Lake County Birth Records, 1890-1915"
    • George Cornelius Bernard, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
    • G C in entry for John Barend Bernards and Bessie Knapp, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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