Lina Gerber

1873–
Eggiwil, Bern, Switzerland

The Life of Lina

When Lina Gerber was born on 26 August 1873, in Eggiwil, Bern, Switzerland, her father, Christian Gerber, was 23 and her mother, Elisabetha Settler, was 23.

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Family Time Line

Christian Gerber
1850–1892
Elisabetha Settler
1850–1876
Lina Gerber
1873–
Pauline Gerber
1875–

Parents & Siblings

  • Christian Gerber

    Male1850–1892Male

  • Female1850–1876Female

siblings

(2)

  • Female1873–Female

  • Pauline Gerber

    Female1875–Female

World Events (3)

1914

Age 41

Switzerland organizes Red Cross units during World War I.
1919

Age 46

Treaty of Versailles reaffirms Swiss neutrality.
1920

Age 47

League's headquarters established in Geneva.

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 (1)

  • Record for Daughter Rosette in Eggiwil Birth Records Book (1871-1875 Bern Archives) Page 25

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