Lina Gerber

Lauperswil, Bern, Switzerland

The Life of Lina

When Lina Gerber was born on 24 May 1893, in Lauperswil, Bern, Switzerland, her father, Peter Gerber, was 34 and her mother, Elisabeth Gerber, was 32. She married Christian Kraehenbuehl on 19 September 1913.

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Lina Gerber
Christian Kraehenbuehl
Marriage: 19 September 1913

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  • Female1893–Female

  • Christian Kraehenbuehl


19 September 1913

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World Events (7)


Age 21

Switzerland organizes Red Cross units during World War I.

Age 26

Treaty of Versailles reaffirms Swiss neutrality.

Age 35

St. Moritz, Switzerland hosts Winter Olympic Games.

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.

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