Louis Emanuel Gerber

28 February 1839–3 March 1914 (Age 75)
Madison, Madison Township, Jefferson, Indiana, United States

The Life Summary of Louis Emanuel

When Louis Emanuel Gerber was born on 28 February 1839, in Madison, Madison Township, Jefferson, Indiana, United States, his father, Johannes Gerber, was 42 and his mother, Johanna Eleonora Sessing, was 38. He married Emily Amelia Jacob on 5 January 1863. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 10 daughters. He lived in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States in 1860 and Gooseberry, Sevier, Utah, United States in 1880. He died on 3 March 1914, in Vernal, Uintah, Utah, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Maeser Fairview Cemetery, Vernal, Uintah, Utah, United States.

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Louis Emanuel Gerber
Emily Amelia Jacob
Marriage: 5 January 1863
Lewis Norton Gerber
Esther Gerber
Oliver John Gerber
Laura Gerber
Mary Etta Gerber
Frederick Gerber
Emily Amelia Gerber
Mary Matilda Gerber
Louisa Gerber
Franklin Edward Gerber
Julietta F. Gerber
Sarah Ellen Gerber
Eva Ann Gerber
Wilford Gerber
Ava Savina Gerber

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  • Marriage
    5 January 1863
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    World Events (8)

    1841 · Indiana Nears Bankruptcy
    Age 2
    The State of Indiana was near bankruptcy in 1841 due to the inability to repay interest incurred for the Massive Internal Improvement Act. The state liquidated much of its public works. Many of the projects were handed over to the state’s creditors as a way to reduce debt. Only two of the eight proposed infrastructure projects were completed by the creditors.
    Age 7
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    Age 24
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    German, Swiss German, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a tanner, from 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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    Johannes Gerber 1796 by Charlene

    Johannes (John) Gerber Johannes (John) Gerber was born on September 8, 1796, in Schangnau, Bern, Switzerland to Johannes Gerber and Susana Indermuehle. He was the oldest of a family of seven. Johan …

    Sources (19)

    • Lewis Garber in household of Jno S Fullmer, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Louis E Gerber in entry for Frederick Gerber, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Emanuel Gerber in household of John Gerber, "United States Census, 1850"

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