Heinrich Gern

9 August 1877–12 February 1963 (Age 85)
Raunheim, Groß-Gerau, Starkenburg, Hesse, Germany

The Life Summary of Heinrich

When Heinrich Gern was born on 9 August 1877, in Raunheim, Groß-Gerau, Starkenburg, Hesse, Germany, his father, Jakob Gern, was 31 and his mother, Catharine Elisabethe Hess, was 28. He married Elisabeth Wagner on 26 December 1902, in Raunheim, Groß-Gerau, Hesse, Germany. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He died on 12 February 1963, at the age of 85.

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Heinrich Gern
Elisabeth Wagner
Marriage: 26 December 1902
Johanette Philippine Gern
Katharina Gern
Anna Gern
Ludwig Gern

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World Events (7)

Age 13
Young William (Wilhelm) II dismisses Bismarck.
Age 37
Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria-Hungary and his wife were assassinated in Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina provoking World War I.
1914 · Germany declares war on Russia
Age 37
On August 1, 1914, Germany declared war on Russia, sparking World War I. This would not be the last time Germany caused a world war. After the Allies defeated Germany, they signed the Treaty of Versailles.

Name Meaning

German:1. metonymic occupational name for a producer of or dealer in yarn, Middle High German garn. 2. (in eastern Germany) from Slavic gorn- ‘mountain dweller’.

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

Sources (2)

  • Heinrich Gern, "Germany, Hesse-Nassau, Civil Registers and Church Books, 1701-1875"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Heinrich Gern - Individual or family possessions: death:

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