Lewis Gerber

1898–1992 (Age 94)
Wells, Indiana, United States

The Life of Lewis

When Lewis Gerber was born on 18 February 1898, in Wells, Indiana, United States, his father, Joseph Gerber, was 26 and his mother, Mary Kaehr, was 19. He had at least 2 sons and 2 daughters with Julia L. Maller. He lived in Harrison Township, Wells, Indiana, United States for about 10 years and Kirkland Township, Adams, Indiana, United States for about 10 years. He died on 20 December 1992, in Wells, Indiana, United States, at the age of 94.

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Family Time Line

Lewis Gerber
Julia L. Maller
Harry William Gerber
Marie E. Gerber
Frederick Wayne Gerber
Devona Louise Gerber

Spouse & Children

  • Male1898–1992Male

  • Julia L. Maller




  • Harry William Gerber


  • Marie E. Gerber


  • Male1927–1992Male

  • Devona Louise Gerber


Parents & Siblings



  • Male1898–1992Male

  • Male1901–1987Male

  • John Gerber


  • Roy Gerber


  • Henry Gerber


+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 2

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded

Age 8

The town of Gary, Indiana, was founded by the United States Steel Corporation in 1906. The Gary Works steel mill was the largest integrated mill in North America. The city of Gary was named after Elbert Henry Gary who was the founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and American lawyer and county judge. Gary partnered with J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab to found the United States Steel Corporation.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 25

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

German, Swiss, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a tanner, Middle High German gerwer (from Old High German (ledar) garawo ‘leather preparer’), German Gerber.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Lewis Gerber, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Lewis Gerber, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Louns Gerber in household of Joseph Gerber, "United States Census, 1900"

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