Roy Charles Gere

9 July 1878–16 October 1942 (Age 64)
East Springfield, Springfield Township, Erie, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Roy Charles

When Roy Charles Gere was born on 9 July 1878, in East Springfield, Springfield Township, Erie, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Clark D A Gere, was 36 and his mother, Mary Ann Gray, was 42. He married Edith Schumacher on 27 July 1911, in Erie, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Springfield Township, Erie, Pennsylvania, United States for about 30 years. He died on 16 October 1942, in Erie, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in East Springfield, Springfield Township, Erie, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Roy Charles Gere
Edith Schumacher
Marriage: 27 July 1911
Naomi R. Gere
Richard Gere
Harvey Gere
Luella Gere
Elizabeth J Gere

Spouse and Children

27 July 1911
Erie, Pennsylvania, United States


    Naomi R. Gere


    Richard Gere


    Harvey Gere


    Luella Gere


    Elizabeth J Gere


Parents and Siblings

    Clark D A Gere


    Mary Ann Gray




World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 3

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.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 4

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 18

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

1 Americanized form of German Gehr .2 English: perhaps a variant of Geary 3.3 Hungarian: from a reduced form of the personal name Gergely, Latin Gregorius ( see Gregory ).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Unknown in household of Clark H, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Leroy Gere, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Roy C Gere, "United States Census, 1930"

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