Alyda Rose Gerber Pollard

F, (1886 - 1951)
FatherGottlieb Gerber (1837 - 1914)
MotherMary Ann Schoenman Gerber (1850 - 1916)
Relationship1st cousin 1 time removed of Helen Frances Gerber McCarthy
Birth*13 Nov 1886 Lynn Tp, Lincoln, South Dakota (SD), United States (US)1,2 
Marriage*c 1911 Groom=Herbert Henry Pollard3 
Married Namec 1911 Pollard [Gerber] 
Residence*1 Oct 1914 East Highlands, California (CA), United States (US)4 
Death*19 Oct 1951 Orange, Orange, California (CA), United States (US)5 
Burial*Oct 1951 Hillside Memorial Park, Redlands, San Bernardino, California (CA), United States (US)6 
Biography* Alyda Rose Gerber Pollard, 1886-1951:
Alyda was not living with her parents in 1910. By 1914, she was married and living in East Highlands, California. And by 1916 in Pomona, Los Angeles County. By 1920, Alyda was living at 425 Fourth in Redlands, San Bernardino County, California. In 1930, she and her two sons were renting, for $27/month, at 928 Orange Street in Redlands. She was working as a bookkeeper at a dairy. By 1941, Alyda was back in East Highlands. 


Herbert Henry Pollard (18 Jun 1889-26 Feb 1973)
Last Edited16 Apr 2013


  1. [S160] Lincoln county birth record.
  2. [S314] 1885 State Census, Lincoln County, Dakota Territory,.
  3. [S1680] 1930 Federal Census, San Bernardino County, California,.
  4. [S4] Father's obituary,.
  5. [S361] Copyright 1998-2001 by Inc., California Death Index, 1940-1997 (published on the World Wide Web by,.
  6. [S390] Unknown author(s), Hillside Memorial Park and Mausoleum (tombstone inscriptions), 1985.

Gladys Moore

F, (1899 - 1903)
FatherDr. Fred H. Moore M.D. (1872 - )
MotherEmma May Gerber Moore (1877 - 1904)
Relationship2nd cousin of Helen Frances Gerber McCarthy
Birth*18 Mar 1899 South Dakota (SD), United States (US)1,2 
Death*7 Nov 1903 2 
Burial*Nov 1903 Hillside Memorial Park, Redlands, San Bernardino, California (CA), United States (US)2 
Last Edited6 Sep 2009


  1. [S156] 1900 Federal Census, Lincoln County, South Dakota,.
  2. [S390] Unknown author(s), Hillside Memorial Park and Mausoleum (tombstone inscriptions), 1985.

Willie Gerber

M, (a 1880 - b 1885)
FatherJohannes Gerber Sr (1853 - 1935)
MotherAnna Maria Brügger Gerber (1851 - 1907)
Relationship2nd cousin of Helen Frances Gerber McCarthy
Birth*a 1 Jun 1880 1 
Death*b 1 Jun 1885 2 
Biography* Willie Gerber, ????-????:
Identified in father's biography in "Memorial and Biographical Record of ..." dated 1897, p.311. Also mentioned in the 60th Lennox Anniversary - died at the age of five months. 
Last Edited5 Sep 2009


  1. [S728] 1880 census, Lincoln County, Dakata Territory.
  2. [S314] 1885 State Census, Lincoln County, Dakota Territory,.

Joel S. Troyer

M, (1858 - 1938)
FatherSamuel Troyer (c 1803 - )
MotherSarah Schrock Troyer (c 1821 - )
Marriage* Principal=Lophemia (?) Troyer 
Birth*21 Aug 1858 Holmes, Ohio (OH), United States (US)1 
Marriage*1894 Lennox, Lincoln, South Dakota (SD), United States (US); Bride=Elise Gerber Troyer1 
Death*17 Mar 1938 2 
Burial*Mar 1938 Lawson cemetery, Yale, Payne, Oklahoma (OK), United States (US)3 
Biography* Joel S. Troyer 1858-1938:
Born in Ohio, Joel's father was born in Pennsylvania. Joel was a resident of Saltcreek township, Holmes County, Ohio in 1860. Of Harrison township, Miami County, Indiana in 1870. Joel's wife Elise Gerber died in 1894. By 1900, he was no longer caring for his two sons. In 1901 he married Lophemia Matson and by 1910 was living in Sheridan township, Garfield County, Oklahoma and working as a carpenter. In 1920, Joel, his 2nd wife and their three daughters were living in Anderson township, McDonald County, Missouri. By 1930, he was back in Oklahoma living in Yale, Payne County. Joel kept in touch with his two sons by Elise Gerber during this period. In 1918, his son John listed Joel as his nearest relative and knew where his father was living. 
Last Edited21 Aug 2018


  1. [S362] Joel Troyer-Elizabeth Gerber Family Group Sheets from Pedigree Resource File (LDS), submitted 11 December 1999 by Goldia Rueckert, 860 Riley Circle, Salt Lake City, UT 84104.
  2. [S1671] Joel Troyer-Elizabeth Gerber Rootsweb WorldConnect db, updated 2007-11-18 by David Burton,.
  3. [S1896]

Margaret Jones Gerber

F, (1852 - 1935)
FatherLewis Jones
MotherElizabeth James Jones
Birth*2 Feb 1852 near Utica, New York (NY), United States (US)1 
Marriage*1892 Groom=Robert Gerber1 
Married Name1892 Gerber [Jones] 
Death*28 Apr 1935 Lynn Tp, Lincoln, South Dakota (SD), United States (US)2 
Burial*1 May 1935 Worthing, Lincoln, South Dakota (SD), United States (US)1 
Note*2 May 1935 obituary Lennox (South Dakota) Independent, Thursday 2 May 1935.1 
Biography* Margaret Jones Gerber, 1852-1935:
Born near Utica, New York, of parents born in Wales, Margaret moved to Richland, Wisconsin with her parents when she was about 16-years-of-age. She came to Lincoln County in 1888, where she operated a hotel in Worthing. After her marriage, she and husband Robert lived on the Henry G. Gerber farm east of town. In 1897, they moved onto a farm south of town. They retired in 1921 and moved into Worthing. Two years after her husband died, Margaret moved back onto the home farm with her daughter and son-in-law.

Margaret died at home on a Sunday at age 83. She was survived by her daughter, three sisters, and three brothers. Funeral services were held on Wednesday from the home and from the Congregational church with the Rev. J. J. Stimpke of Worthing and the Rev. Wm. S. Harper of Beresford officiating. 


Robert Gerber (17 Jul 1863-24 Sep 1929)
Last Edited19 Jan 2017


  1. [S18] Obituary,.
  2. [S157] Lincoln county death record.