Christian Gerber

Male 1855 - 1935  (79 years)


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  • Name Christian Gerber 
    Born 6 Nov 1855  Langnau (im Emmental), Bern, Switzerland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 7 Aug 1935  Gontenschwil, AG Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID i2363  Gerber Family Tree
    Last Modified 10 Nov 2012 

    Father Christian Gerber,   b. 3 Dec 1823, Langnau (im Emmental), Bern, Switzerland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Feb 1894  (Age 70 years) 
    Mother Anna Barbara Gerber,   b. 9 Jun 1835,   d. 27 Feb 1892  (Age 56 years) 
    Married 19 May 1854  Thun, Switzerland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Photos
    Gerber, Christian Family Tree
    Gerber, Christian Family Tree
    Family tree of Christian Gerber taken at 2009 family reunion
    Location Photos
    Vorder Giebel, family farm next to Langnau
    Vorder Giebel, family farm next to Langnau
    Vorder Giebel, family farm next to Langnau
    Family ID F0076  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Christian Gerber,   b. 6 Nov 1855, Langnau (im Emmental), Bern, Switzerland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Aug 1935, Gontenschwil, AG Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)  [3
    Married 9 Nov 1878  Langnau (im Emmental), Bern, Switzerland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 4
    Children 
    +1. Ernst Gerber,   b. 11 Sep 1879, Langnau (im Emmental), Bern, Switzerland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jun 1974, Sabetha, Nemaha County, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 94 years)
    +2. Bertha Gerber,   b. 17 Nov 1880, Langnau (im Emmental), Bern, Switzerland Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Christian Gerber,   b. 3 May 1882, Langnau (im Emmental), Bern, Switzerland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Dec 1886, Langnau (im Emmental), Bern, Switzerland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 4 years)
    +4. Emma Gerber,   b. 21 Oct 1883, Langnau (im Emmental), Bern, Switzerland Find all individuals with events at this location
    +5. Fritz Gerber,   b. 11 Aug 1885, Langnau (im Emmental), Bern, Switzerland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Mar 1951  (Age 65 years)
    +6. Anna Gerber
    +7. Marie Gerber,   b. 11 Aug 1891, Langnau (im Emmental), Bern, Switzerland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1973  (Age 82 years)
    +8. Johann Gerber,   b. 12 Aug 1894, Langnau (im Emmental), Bern, Switzerland Find all individuals with events at this location
    Photos
    Gerber, Christian - Family Photograph
    Gerber, Christian - Family Photograph
    Christian Gerber with new wife (unknown), his daughters, and their husbands. Provided by Leland Gerber.
    Gerber, Christian Family Tree
    Gerber, Christian Family Tree
    Family tree of Christian Gerber, taken at 2009 Reunion
    Documents
    Gerber, Christian - Family Photograph Legend
    Gerber, Christian - Family Photograph Legend
    Christian Gerber with new wife (unknown), his daughters, and their husbands. This document shows the names of the people in the corresponding photograph.
    Gerber, Christian and Anna Fankhauser Family
    Gerber, Christian and Anna Fankhauser Family
    This is a Familienschein from the community of Langnau. It is their official record of Christian Gerber and his families.
    Last Modified 10 Nov 2012 
    Family ID F0008  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Christian Gerber,   b. 6 Nov 1855, Langnau (im Emmental), Bern, Switzerland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Aug 1935, Gontenschwil, AG Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Married 8 Apr 1904  Trubschachen, Switzerland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Documents
    Gerber, Christian and Anna Fankhauser Family
    Gerber, Christian and Anna Fankhauser Family
    This is a Familienschein from the community of Langnau. It is their official record of Christian Gerber and his families.
    Last Modified 10 Nov 2012 
    Family ID F26826  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 6 Nov 1855 - Langnau (im Emmental), Bern, Switzerland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 9 Nov 1878 - Langnau (im Emmental), Bern, Switzerland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 8 Apr 1904 - Trubschachen, Switzerland Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Gerber, Christian and Ernst House
    Gerber, Christian and Ernst House
    This is the house where Christian Gerber lived after moving from Giebelkellen
    Gerber, Christian and Ernst Spiecher
    Gerber, Christian and Ernst Spiecher
    This is the Spiecher in front of the second home of Ernst Gerber.
    Gerber, Christian and second wife photograph
    Gerber, Christian and second wife photograph
    Photograph of Christian Gerber and second wife

    Documents
    Division of Inheritance of Christian Gerber, who died in 1894
    Division of Inheritance of Christian Gerber, who died in 1894
    You can see from this document located at the Stoeckli at Vorder Giebel, that Christian Gerber and Friedrich Gerber were two of the children to receive a portion of the inheritance. Christian Gerber lived at the farm called Giebelkelle and Friedrich at the Bareggfeld farm.
    Gerber, Ernst Postcard from his father Christian Gerber
    Gerber, Ernst Postcard from his father Christian Gerber
    Postcard from Christian Gerber to his son in America, Ernst.

    Histories
    Gibel (Giebel) Glass Poem and Photographs
    Gibel (Giebel) Glass Poem and Photographs
    Photographs and Poem of Gerber Glass. The glass dates back to 1736. The poem was written by "uncle" Christian Gerber, born 1855 or 1865.

  • Notes 
    • Purchased Hof Giebelkellen, or Giebelchelle, from his father in 1885. He sold it later and moved to Reinach. It also appears from a chart at a Gerber Reunion he may have lived in "Weg" at Trubschachen prior to moving to Reinach.



      Lived on farmed called Reinach or later moved to Reinach - letter from Heinrich Gerber to Paul Gerber on 2 July 1993

  • Sources 
    1. [S0005] Adam J. Barrone, Adam Barrone, Taken from Julius Billeter whose work is suspect (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S85] Schweizeriche Eidgenossenschaft, (Schweizeriche Eidgenossenschaft), Band und Blatt 18/391 (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S85] Schweizeriche Eidgenossenschaft, (Schweizeriche Eidgenossenschaft), Band und Blatt 18/391 (Reliability: 3), 26 Oct 2012.

    4. [S0024] LDS, Batch 8127126, Sheet 91, Source Call No. 1260976, Film (Reliability: 3).