Sophie Chetner

1874–from 1906 to 1910 (Age 32)
New Jersey, United States

The Life of Sophie

Sophie Chetner was born in 1874, in New Jersey, United States. She married John Gerber in 1892, in Ridgefield, Bergen, New Jersey, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Lodi, Bergen, New Jersey, United States in 1900. She died from 1906 to 1910, in Bergen, New Jersey, United States, at the age of 36.

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Family Time Line

John Gerber
1865–1947
Sophie Chetner
1874–1910
Marriage: 1892
John Henry Gerber Junior
1892–1960
Frank William Gerber
1894–1971
Mamie Gerber
1896–1976
Charles Edward Gerber
1898–1971
Walter Frederick Gerber
1900–1979
Lillian A Gerber
1902–1974
Katherine Gerber
1906–1976

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1892
Ridgefield, Bergen, New Jersey, United States
children

(7)

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 1

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1879

Age 5

Thomas Edison had been seeking to create a more practical and affordable version of the lightbulb, primarily for home use. Edison had attempted several different materials, including platinum and other metals, before ultimately deciding on a carbon filament. On October 21, 1879, Edison finally carried out the first successful test of this new light bulb in Menlo Park, New Jersey.
1886

Age 12

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): nickname from a derivative of Slavic černy ‘black’, ‘dark’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Sophie Gerber in household of John Gerber, "New Jersey State Census, 1905"
  • Sophia Gerber in household of John Gerber, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Sophia Gerver in entry for Gerver, "New Jersey Births and Christenings, 1660-1980"

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