Lily Gerber

1902–1989 (Age 87)
Clark, Washington, United States

The Life of Lily

When Lily Gerber was born on 10 August 1902, in Clark, Washington, United States, her father, Francis Joseph Gerber, was 43 and her mother, Amelia Millie Adams, was 32. She married James Scott Dryden on 11 October 1924. She lived in Chelatchie, Clark, Washington, United States for about 10 years. She died on 30 November 1989, in Fillmore, Ventura, California, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Amboy Cemetery, Amboy, Clark, Washington, United States.

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Lily Gerber
James Scott Dryden
Marriage: 11 October 1924

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  • Female1902–1989Female

  • James Scott Dryden


11 October 1924

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World Events (8)

1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 1

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.
1907 · Pike's Market

Age 5

Pike’s Market is one of the oldest still working farmer’s markets in the US. It is located in Seattle’s central business district, just north of Belltown , and southwest of central waterfront and Elliott Bay. One of the attractions there is the gum wall. 

Age 25

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

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 (3)

  • Lillie E Gerber in household of Frank J Gerber, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Lilly Gerber in household of Frank Gerber, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Lillie Gerber, "Washington, County Marriages, 1855-2008"

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