Rosa Christine Gerstner

26 May 1895–8 June 1978 (Age 83)
Cheyenne Wells, Cheyenne, Colorado, United States

The Life of Rosa Christine

When Rosa Christine Gerstner was born on 26 May 1895, in Cheyenne Wells, Cheyenne, Colorado, United States, her father, Martin Gerstner, was 36 and her mother, Gertrude Husch, was 33. She married John Baptiste Gabel on 13 October 1913, in Munjor, Ellis, Kansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Ness City, Ness, Kansas, United States in 1930 and Rocky Ford, Otero, Colorado, United States in 1940. She died on 8 June 1978, in Denver, Colorado, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Wheat Ridge, Jefferson, Colorado, United States.

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John Baptiste Gabel
Rosa Christine Gerstner
Marriage: 13 October 1913
Gertrude (Sister Mary Hilda) Gabel
Louis E Gabel
Seraphine R Gabel
Alexander M Gabel
Victor Cyril Gabel
Reinolda (Sister Mary Louise) Gabel
Stella Marie Gable
Emanuel (Reverend Manuel A) Gabel

Spouse and Children

13 October 1913
Munjor, Ellis, Kansas, United States


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Parents and Siblings

    Martin Gerstner





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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 1

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1901 · City Hall Built

Age 6

The Old Colorado Springs city Hall was built between 1901-1905. It was in use until 1997. The historical building was designed by Thomas Barber and Thomas MacLaren.

Age 22

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

Name Meaning

South German and Swiss German: variant of Gerster .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Rose Gobel in household of John Gobel, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Rosa Gabel in household of John Gabel, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Rosa Gabel in household of John B Gabel, "United States Census, 1920"

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