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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Family Time Line

Louis Emanuel Gerber
1839–1914
Emily Amelia Jacob
1847–1933
Marriage: 5 January 1863
Lewis Norton Gerber
1865–1866
Esther Gerber
1869–1880
Oliver John Gerber
1867–1890
Laura Gerber
1869–1956
Mary Etta Gerber
1871–1872
Frederick Gerber
1874–1958
Emily Amelia Gerber
1878–1949
Mary Matilda Gerber
1880–1916
Louisa Gerber
1881–
Franklin Edward Gerber
1882–1967
Julietta F. Gerber
1883–
Sarah Ellen Gerber
1886–1897
Eva Ann Gerber
1889–
Wilford Gerber
1889–1890
Ava Savina Gerber
1889–

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    5 January 1863
  • Children

    (15)

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    Siblings

    (7)

    +2 More Children

    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.
    1846
    Age 7
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1863
    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Garber
    Gerwe
    Garb

    Story Highlight

    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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