Johannes Gerber

8 September 1796–22 November 1870 (Age 74)
Reutigen, Bern, Switzerland

The Life Summary of Johannes

When Johannes Gerber was born on 8 September 1796, in Reutigen, Bern, Switzerland, his father, Johannes Gerber, was 27 and his mother, Susanne Indermühle, was 22. He married Maria Magdalane Haug on 23 September 1822, in Islington, London, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He immigrated to New York County, New York, United States in 1834 and lived in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States in 1860. He died on 22 November 1870, in Midway, Wasatch, Utah, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Mound City Cemetery, Midway, Wasatch, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Johannes Gerber
Anna Maria (Mary) Ackeret
Marriage: 12 July 1843
Julia Caroline Gerber
Julia Ann or Julia Jemima Gerber
Ellenora Helena Gerber
Anna Paulina Gerber
Benjamin Ulrich Gerber
Moroni Gerber
Mary Matilda Gerber
Sarah Elizabeth Gerber
Emily Adelia Gerber

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    12 July 1843St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1797 · Albany is Named Capital of New York
    Age 1
    Albany became the capital of New York in 1797. Albany is the oldest continuous settlement of the original 13 colonies.
    1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.
    Age 4
    While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 23
    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

    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 (46)

    • John Gerber in entry for Mary Matilda Jacob, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Jno Garber in household of Jno S Fullmer, "United States Census, 1860"
    • John Gerber, "Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991"

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