Wilson Adolph Gebhardt

1910–1992 (Age 81)
Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States

The Life of Wilson Adolph

When Wilson Adolph Gebhardt was born on 26 August 1910, in Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States, his father, Eugene Wilson Gebhardt, was 34 and his mother, Rose S. Adolph, was 25. He married Wahneita May Snider on 29 August 1936, in Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in South Bend, St. Joseph, Indiana, United States in 1940. He died on 12 April 1992, in Sun City Center, Hillsborough, Florida, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in South Bend, St. Joseph, Indiana, United States.

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Wilson Adolph Gebhardt
Wahneita May Snider
Marriage: 29 August 1936
Gail Ellen Gebhardt

Spouse & Children

29 August 1936
Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States


Parents & Siblings



  • Robert Eugene Gebhardt


  • Male1910–1992Male

  • Maxine E. Gebhardt


  • Richard G. Gebhardt


World Events (8)

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 2

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.
1913 · Cleveland Museum of Art

Age 3

The Cleveland Museum of Art was founded as a trust from Hinman Hurlbut, John Huntington, and Horace Kelley. It is to be known as the fourth-wealthiest art museum in the United States. The museum opened its doors to the public on June 6, 1916, and is free to the public to come and enjoy the diverse collections inside. Today the museum can be found as the center piece of Wade Park and both are on the National Register of Historic Places.

Age 22

Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.

Name Meaning

German: from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements geb ‘gift’ + hard ‘hardy’, ‘brave’, ‘strong’. A saint of this name was bishop of Constance around the end of the 10th century, and his popularity may have had an influence on the continued use of the personal name into the Middle Ages.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Wilson Gibhardt, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Wilson Gebhardt in household of Eugene W Gebhardt, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Wilson H Gebhardt in household of Eugene Gebhardt, "United States Census, 1930"

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