Lillian Jane Gerber

1867–1956 (Age 89)
Shoemaker, Portage Township, Cambria, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Lillian Jane

When Lillian Jane Gerber was born on 9 May 1867, in Shoemaker, Portage Township, Cambria, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, John Gerber, was 30 and her mother, Susan, was 28. She married Lewis Dannes Mervine on 22 June 1893, in Reading, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 7 daughters. She lived in Muhlenberg, Alsace Township, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States in 1930 and Laureldale, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States in 1940. She died on 12 August 1956, in West Reading, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Berks, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Lillian Jane Gerber
1867–1956
Lewis Dannes Mervine
1865–1949
Marriage: 22 June 1893
Vida May Mervine
1893–1987
Mervine
1902–1906
Mervine
1902–1906
Sarah P. Mervine
1894–1985
Warren Lewis Mervine
1896–1989
Ulysses Grant Mervine
1898–1985
Charles Lester Mervine
1900–
Verna D Mervine
1903–
Estella Caroline Mervine
1904–1999
Susan Margaret Mervine
1906–1906
Mildred M Mervine
1907–

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
22 June 1893
Reading, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States
children

(11)

+6 More Children

Parents & Siblings

  • John Gerber

    Male1836–Male

  • Susan

    Female1839–Female

siblings

(3)

  • Charles Gerber

    Male1862–1926Male

  • Female1867–1956Female

  • Susan Gerber

    Female1881–Female

World Events (8)

1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 1

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.
1877 · First National Strike in U.S. Begins In Pittsburgh Against Pennsylvania Railroad

Age 10

Coming out of an economic crisis, everyone was worried when cuts started happening in the railroad. They went on what would the great railroad strike of 1877.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 29

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

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)

  • Lillie J Mervine in household of Louis D Mervine, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Lily J Mervine in household of Lewis D Mervine, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Lillie J Mervine in household of Lewis D Mervine, "United States Census, 1910"

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