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Pierre Gerber b. 6 Dec 1793 Gensbourg, Oberhaslach, Haut-Rhin, FR d. 2 Nov 1857 Metamora, Woodford Co., IL: The Schrock-Birkey Connection

Pierre Gerber

Male 1793 - 1857  (63 years)


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  • Name Pierre Gerber  [1, 2
    Born 6 Dec 1793  Gensbourg, Oberhaslach, Haut-Rhin, FR Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5
    Gender Male 
    Immigration 1840  [2
    Died 2 Nov 1857  Metamora, Woodford Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Buried Worth Twp., Woodford Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Hickory Point Cemetery
    Person ID I8974  Schrock-Birkey Connection
    Last Modified 10 Feb 2019 

    Father Nicholas (Nikki) Gerber,   b. 1771,   d. Jul 1840, Baton Rouge, LA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Mother Madelaine Bechler (Bacher),   b. 1779,   d. Jul 1840, Baton Rouge, LA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years) 
    Family ID F1802  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Magdalena Güngerich,   b. 29 May 1795, Kutzenhausen, Bas-Rhin, FR Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Nov 1848  (Age 53 years) 
    Married 19 May 1813  Kutzenhausen, Bas-Rhin, FR Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Children 
     1. Christian Garber,   b. 2 Nov 1814, Alsace, FR Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Dec 1893, Metamora, Woodford Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     2. Joseph Gerber,   b. 1816,   d. 1903, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
     3. Barbara Gerber,   b. 1818,   d. 1825  (Age 7 years)
     4. Peter Gerber,   b. 11 Oct 1820,   d. 1880  (Age 59 years)
     5. Johannes Gerber,   b. 1823,   d. 1843  (Age 20 years)
     6. Magdalena Garber,   b. 1825,   d. 1888  (Age 63 years)
     7. Anna Gerber,   b. 10 Aug 1827, Gensbourg, Oberhaslach, Haut-Rhin, FR Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 May 1898, Worth Twp., Woodford Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
     8. Katharina Garber,   b. 1830,   d. 1861  (Age 31 years)
     9. Elisabeth Gerber,   b. 1832,   d. 1848  (Age 16 years)
     10. Maria Gerber,   b. 1834,   d. 1837  (Age 3 years)
     11. Johannes Heinrich Gerber,   b. 1837,   d. 1857  (Age 20 years)
    Last Modified 27 Feb 2017 
    Family ID F6327  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Elizabeth Yordy 
    Married 1 Jan 1850 
    Last Modified 27 Feb 2017 
    Family ID F10131  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 6 Dec 1793 - Gensbourg, Oberhaslach, Haut-Rhin, FR Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 19 May 1813 - Kutzenhausen, Bas-Rhin, FR Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 2 Nov 1857 - Metamora, Woodford Co., IL Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Worth Twp., Woodford Co., IL Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Peter and Elizabeth are found on the 1850 census of District 56 (Woodford County) as farmer Peter Garber, 57, France; Elizabeth, 47, Germany; and Jacobina, 23, Germany.

  • Sources 
    1. [S398] Amish Mennonites in Tazewell Co., Joseph Staker.

    2. [S720] Joseph & Anna Sweitzer Garber Family.

    3. [S807] The Gerbers at Strasbourg--One Family, Two Letters, Neil Ann Stuckey Levine.

    4. [S398] Amish Mennonites in Tazewell Co., Joseph Staker, Dec. 8, 1793.

    5. [S1095] 1780 Bas-Rhin Anabaptist Census.


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