Nona Anna Gerlach

30 December 1889–8 November 1970 (Age 80)
Erie, Ohio, United States

The Life of Nona Anna

When Nona Anna Gerlach was born on 30 December 1889, in Erie, Ohio, United States, her father, William Frederick Gerlach, was 35 and her mother, Anna KILLIAN, was 32. She lived in Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States in 1910 and Portland, Erie, Ohio, United States for about 10 years. She died on 8 November 1970, in Sandusky, Erie, Ohio, United States, at the age of 80.

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Family Time Line

William Frederick Gerlach
William Otto Gerlach
George Adam Gerlach
Henry or Harry L. Gerlach
Laura or Lorna Gerlach
Verna Edie Gerlach
Nona Anna Gerlach
Roland A. Gerlach
Delbert Gerlach
Claude Maurice Gerlach

Parents and Siblings

    William Frederick Gerlach


    Anna KILLIAN




    William Otto Gerlach



    Henry or Harry L. Gerlach


    Laura or Lorna Gerlach



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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 1

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1890 · The Arcade

Age 1

The Arcade is a cross between a lighted court and a shopping street and was modeled after the Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II in Milan, Italy. It was built by the Detroit Bridge Co. and it’s one of the few remaining arcades of its kind in the United States. The structure comprises of two nine-story towers with a skylight and was completely financed by John D. Rockefeller, Marcus Hanna, Charles F. Brush and several other wealthy Clevelanders. In 2001, the Hyatt corporation redeveloped the Arcade into Cleveland's first Hyatt Regency hotel but with the two lower floors of the atrium area remain open to the public with retail merchants and a food court. 
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 23

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

1 German and Dutch: from the personal name Gerlach, composed of the elements gēr, gār ‘spear’ + lach, a cognate of Old High German leich ‘sport’, ‘play’.2 Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental adoption of the German name.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Nona Gerlach in household of Annie Gerlach, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Nona Gerlach in household of Anna Gerlach, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Nona Gerlach in household of Fred Gerlach, "United States Census, 1900"

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