Joseph Anton Gergen

26 November 1903–26 October 1993 (Age 89)
New Trier, Dakota, Minnesota, United States

The Life of Joseph Anton

When Joseph Anton Gergen was born on 26 November 1903, in New Trier, Dakota, Minnesota, United States, his father, Jacob Nicholas Gergen, was 41 and his mother, Frances Schemel, was 31. He married Martha Eva Hay on 1 October 1928, in Santa Ana, Orange, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Idaho Falls, Bonneville, Idaho, United States in 1920. He died on 26 October 1993, in Long Beach, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Long Beach, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Anton Gergen
Martha Eva Hay
Marriage: 1 October 1928
James Alton Gergen

Spouse and Children

1 October 1928
Santa Ana, Orange, California, United States


    James Alton Gergen


Parents and Siblings

    Jacob Nicholas Gergen





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World Events (8)


Age 1

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1915 · Arrowrock Dam built

Age 12

In 1915, this dam was the tallest concrete dam of its kind in the world. From 1935-1937, it was repaired, raising the structure an additional 5 feet.

Age 24

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

German: from a variant of the personal name Georg ( see George ).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Joe A Gergen, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Joseph Gergen in household of Jacob Gergen, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Joseph A Gergan in entry for James A Gergan, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"

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