Lina Gerber

1887–1975 (Age 88)
Ohio, United States

The Life of Lina

When Lina Gerber was born on 30 January 1887, in Ohio, United States, her father, John K Gerber, was 42 and her mother, Rosina Studer, was 43. She married Scott Orista Sifritt on 11 July 1906, in Franklin, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Marion Township, Franklin, Ohio, United States in 1930 and Bexley, Bexley, Franklin, Ohio, United States in 1940. She died on 24 September 1975, in Columbus, Franklin, Ohio, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Green Lawn Cemetery, Columbus, Franklin, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Lina Gerber
Scott Orista Sifritt
Marriage: 11 July 1906
Elizabeth Grace Sifrit
Orianne May Sifrit
Scott Orista Sifrit

Spouse & Children

11 July 1906
Franklin, Ohio, United States


  • Elizabeth Grace Sifrit


  • Orianne May Sifrit


  • Male1918–1998Male

Parents & Siblings

  • John K Gerber


  • Rosina Studer




  • John Gerber Jr


  • Gottfried Gerber


  • Marie Gerber


  • Female1887–1975Female

  • Freda C Gerber


World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 3

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 · Woman's Suffrage

Age 3

An organization formed in favor of women's suffrages. By combining the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association, the NAWSA eventually increased in membership up to two million people. It is still one of the largest voluntary organizations in the nation today and held a major role in passing the Nineteenth Amendment.
1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 23

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

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)

  • Tina Sifrit in household of Scott Sifrit, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Lina Sifrit in household of Scott O Sifrit, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Lina Sifrit in household of Scott O Sifrit, "United States Census, 1940"

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