Levina Gerber

1879–1954 (Age 75)
Wayne, Ohio, United States

The Life of Levina

When Levina Gerber was born on 10 May 1879, in Wayne, Ohio, United States, her father, Daniel M. Gerber, was 28 and her mother, Dinah Welty, was 22. She married David J. Hofstetter on 8 June 1901, in Wayne, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Salt Creek Township, Wayne, Ohio, United States in 1900 and Sugar Creek Township, Wayne, Ohio, United States in 1940. She died on 27 October 1954, in Kidron, Wayne, Ohio, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Kidron Mennonite Church Cemetery, Kidron, Wayne, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Levina Gerber
1879–1954
David J. Hofstetter
1875–1970
Marriage: 8 June 1901
Dinah Hofstetter
1901–
Edna Hofstetter
1901–
Adam Hofstetter
1902–1903
Sylvan Hofstetter
1903–2002
Clyde George Hofstetter
1905–1989
Erna Hofstetter
1907–1908
Cora Anna Hofstetter
1908–1993
Lores Ray Hofstetter
1910–1996
Willis Hofstetter
1913–
Clair David Hofstetter
1913–2007
Hulda Hofstetter
1914–1915
Diana Hofstetter
1916–1917
Herman Hofstetter
1919–1931

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
8 June 1901
Wayne, Ohio, United States
children

(13)

  • Dinah Hofstetter

    Female1901–Female

  • Edna Hofstetter

    Female1901–Female

  • Adam Hofstetter

    Male1902–1903Male

  • Male1903–2002Male

  • Clyde George Hofstetter

    Male1905–1989Male

+8 More Children

Parents & Siblings

  • Daniel M. Gerber

    Male1851–1919Male

  • Female1856–1948Female

siblings

(9)

  • Male1876–1959Male

  • Adam Gerber

    Male1877–1890Male

  • Female1879–1954Female

  • Rufus Gerber

    Male1882–1949Male

  • Male1886–1964Male

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 2

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 3

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 21

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

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)

  • Levina Hofstetter in household of David Hofstetter, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Lovina Gerber in household of Daniel Gerber, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Lavina Gerber in household of Daniel M Gerber, "United States Census, 1900"

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