Fredrick Gerber

M, (1870 - 1941)
Fredrick "Fred Jr" Gerber,
1870-1941
FatherFriedrich Gerber (1834 - 1926)
MotherAugusta Neuheisel Gerber (1838 - 1903)
RelationshipUncle of Helen Frances Gerber McCarthy
ChartsGerber/Neuheisel family
Nickname Fred Jr. 
Birth*1 May 1870 Spring Green, Sauk, Wisconsin (WI), United States (US)1 
Death*13 May 1941 McKennan Hospital, Sioux Falls, Minnehaha, South Dakota (SD), United States (US)2 
Note*15 May 1941 obituary Lennox (South Dakota) Independent, Thursday 15 May 1941 p1c3.3 
Burial*16 May 1941 Worthing, Lincoln, South Dakota (SD), United States (US)3 
Biography* Frederick "Fred Jr" Gerber, 1870-1941:
Fred Jr and his twin brother, Henry, were christened together at Keyesville - a mission of Saint Luke's parish in the village of Plain in Sauk County, Wisconsin on 11 June 1870 by the Rev. Theophilus Beau. Conrad Zilg and Maria Neuheisel, their mother's sister, sponsored both children. Fred Jr is listed first in the register. This is the only evidence that he might be the older of the two.

Fred, and twin brother Henry, bought 160-acres in Section 5 of Lynn Township, Lincoln County4 from their parents on 17 August 1891 for $1000. On 28 February 1894, the twins bought another 160-acres in Section 5 of Lynn Township5 from Thomas J. and Sarah P. Leavitt for $4500 and assumed an existing mortgage in the amount of $1500. On 24 June 1912, Fred was issued a patent for 140.9-acres, described as lots 3 and 4 and the southeast quarter of the northwest quarter of section 5 in township 12 north of range 23 east of the Black Hills meridian in Dewey County, South Dakota. The certificate was registered at the Timber Lake, South Dakota land office and the patent was issued during the presidency of William H. Taft, in the 136-year of Untied States independence. On 1 August 1918, the twins bought a one-third interest in the South West quarter of Section Three in Lynn Township for $6,000 from Edward Clancy, now known as Edward Clancy Davis6.

In the fall of 1918, Fred entered politics. He ran for state representative of Lincoln County on the Republican ticket. Two Republicans and two Democrats vied for the two seats available. Fred won easily garnering about 75% of the vote. The other Republican was not far behind. Fred recieved 1262 votes. His Republican running mate Rogness received 1209. Their Democrat opponents, Groeneveld and Strom, garnered 527 and 439 respectively. 7 Fred served for four years, 1919-1922. His biography in the Biographical Directory of the South Dakota Legislature, 1889-1989 mentions that Fred attended Augustana College in Canton and operated an automobile business in Worthing. It also contends that he died in Lincoln County on 10 June 1926 but that was his father!8. On 9 June 1919, the twins bought the last one-third interest in the South West quarter of Section Three in Township Ninety-Eight Range Fifty from Frank T. and Gussie Clark for $12,000.9 Frank Clark bought this parcel for $9,800 from John and Isabelle Clancy, of Chicago, on 31 May 1919 - a $2,200 profit in nine days!

Fred, who never married, was living in Worthing with brother George in 1900. Some time later he lived with twin brother Henry, first in Lynn Township and later on Poplar Street in Worthing. By 1934, Fred was living on his homestead in Lantry, Dewey County, South Dakota.

Fred Gerber died on a Tuesday, thirteen days after his 71st brithday, at McKennan hospital in Sioux Falls, South Dakota after an illness of four days. Funeral services were held on Friday from the Worthing Congregational church. 
Last Edited21 Aug 2018

Citations

  1. [S70] St. Luke's christening record.
  2. [S60] Minnehaha county death record.
  3. [S18] Obituary,.
  4. Consisting of the North West quarter of Section Five (5) Township Ninety-Eight (98) North of Range Fifty (50) West of the 5th Prime Meridian and recorded in Lincoln County Book 21 of Deeds, page 154.
  5. Consisting of the North East quarter of Section Five (5) Township Ninety-Eight (98) Range Fifty (50) of Lincoln County, South Dakota and recorded in Lincoln County Book 2 of Deeds, page 335.
  6. Recorded in Lincoln County Book 27 of Deeds, page 94.
  7. Sioux Valley (Canton, South Dakota) News, Thursday 7 November 1918 and Thursday 14 November 1918

  8. On 5 July 1919, the twins bought a second one-third interest in the South West quarter of Section Three in Lynn Township for $12,000 from Edward Clancy (a widower) of McHenry County, Illinois10
  9. Recorded in Lincoln County Book 28 of Deeds, page 370.

Clara Gerber Schwartz

F, (1879 - 1946)
FatherFriedrich Gerber (1834 - 1926)
MotherAugusta Neuheisel Gerber (1838 - 1903)
RelationshipAunt of Helen Frances Gerber McCarthy
ChartsGerber/Neuheisel family
Birth*10 May 1879 Lynn Tp, Lincoln, South Dakota (SD), United States (US)1,2 
Marriage*27 Nov 1907 Groom=Irvon Morrice Schwartz2 
Married Name27 Nov 1907 Schwartz [Gerber] 
Death*13 Feb 1946 McKennan Hospital, Sioux Falls, Minnehaha, South Dakota (SD), United States (US)3 
Burial*16 Feb 1946 Worthing, Lincoln, South Dakota (SD), United States (US)4,3 
Note*21 Feb 1946 obituary Canton (South Dakota) Sioux Valley News, Thursday 21 February 1946.2 
Biography* Clara Gerber Schwartz, 1879-1946:
Clara was born on the Gerber homestead in Lynn Township. The house in which she was born was her life-long home. On 15 August 1908, Clara bought Lots One and Two in Block Five in the Village of Worthing from her father Fred for $1 and other valuable considerations.5 On 17 October 1923, Clara bought the north-half of the South West Quarter and all that portion of the south-half of the South West quarter lying north of the Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway right-of-way all in Section Four of Lynn Township from her father Fred for $1, love and affection.6 On 22 August 1941, Clara and Irvon sold the north-half of the South West Quarter and all that portion of the south-half of the South West quarter lying north of the Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway right-of-way all in Section Four of Lynn Township, Lincoln County, South Dakota to Herman Johnson and John Johnson of Worthing for $7,920. Herman and John also assumed a first mortgage in the amount of $4,897.81.7

Clara was stricken at home on a Wednesday while reading the evening newspaper. She was taken to McKennan Hospital in Sioux Falls where she died the following Wednesday evening. She was
survived by her husband, three daughters, one grandson. Funeral services were held from her home and from Saint Edward's Church on Saturday. The Rev. John Reuhland officiated. Pallbearers were T. A. Clark, C. Lukken, C. Haymond, H. Charlton, T. Quinlan, and W. Sherman. 

Family

Irvon Morrice Schwartz (12 Aug 1882-3 Jul 1951)
Children
Last Edited15 Sep 2009

Citations

  1. [S728] 1880 census, Lincoln County, Dakata Territory.
  2. [S18] Obituary,.
  3. [S158] Lincoln county burial permit.
  4. [S8] Tombstone.
  5. Recorded in Lincoln County Book 21 of Deeds, page 153.
  6. Recorded in Lincoln County Book 31 of Deeds, page 520.
  7. Recorded in Lincoln County Book 44 of Deeds, page 590

Mary Gerber Madden

F, (1858 - 1925)
Mary (Gerber) Madden, 1858-1925
FatherFriedrich Gerber (1834 - 1926)
MotherAugusta Neuheisel Gerber (1838 - 1903)
RelationshipAunt of Helen Frances Gerber McCarthy
ChartsGerber/Neuheisel family
Birth*4 Sep 1858 Troy Tp, Sauk, Wisconsin (WI), United States (US)1,2 
Marriage*14 Dec 1876 Canton, Lincoln, South Dakota (SD), United States (US); Groom=James Madden, judge=Wm M. Cuppett JP3 
Married Name14 Dec 1876 Madden [Gerber] 
Death*4 Jun 1925 Canton, Lincoln, South Dakota (SD), United States (US)4 
Burial*7 Jun 1925 Worthing, Lincoln, South Dakota (SD), United States (US)5,6 
Note*11 Jun 1925 obituary Canton (South Dakota) Sioux Valley News, Thursday 11 June 1925.6 
Biography* Mary Gerber Madden, 1858-1925:
Probably born on a farm near Spring Green in Troy Township, Sauk County, Wisconsin, Mary was the first of the seven children born to "Fred Sr" Gerber and Augusta Neuheisel. There are inconsistencies in the reporting of Mary's birth year but she probably was born in either 1857 or 1858.7 Mary moved to Lynn Township, Lincoln County, South Dakota with her parents and siblings in 1871. She was among the first pupils to attend the public school in the Worthing area, a sod structure built on the land of John Clancy. Five years after moving to South Dakota, she married James Madden, also of Lynn Township, and started a family of her own. She mothered 13 children, five of whom died in infancy. On 22 May 1882, Mary and James sold Lots One and Two in Block Five in the Village of Worthing to her father Fred for $1.8 Mary signed the deed.

Mary died on a Thursday morning at the home of her son Ernest in Canton. She was survived by her father, three sons, five daughters, two sisters and two brothers. Her funeral was held on Sunday from the old home in Worthing with the Rev. J. H. Kearton officiating. Services at the grave site were conducted by Eastern Star Lodge of which Mary was a member. 

Family

James Madden (9 Nov 1847-17 Sep 1920)
Children
Last Edited10 Feb 2014

Citations

  1. [S287] James Madden, Military Pension File, National Archives,.
  2. [S380] 1860 Federal Census, Sauk County, Wisconsin,.
  3. [S221] Lincoln county marriage record.
  4. [S157] Lincoln county death record.
  5. [S8] Tombstone.
  6. [S18] Obituary,.
  7. The most plausible pieces of evidence are evenly split between 1857 and 1858. Her obituary lists 1857. Her husband's Civil War pension file lists 1858. Her tombstone lists her birth year as 1859 and her death year as 1924. The latter is definitely wrong.
  8. Recorded in Lincoln County Book L of Deeds, page 327.

Roman Gerber

M, (1870 - 1931)
Roman Gerber, 1870-????
FatherJakob Gerber (1826 - 1903)
MotherAnna Barbara Bohnenbluest Gerber (1830 - 1902)
Relationship1st cousin 1 time removed of Helen Frances Gerber McCarthy
Birth*25 Mar 1870 Münsingen, Konolfingen, Bern, Switzerland1 
Marriage*b 1891 Bride=(Mrs Roman) (?) Gerber2 
Marriage*31 May 1891 Beloit, Lyon, Iowa (IA), United States (US); Bride=Josephine Gerber Gerber2 
Death*9 Aug 1931 Long Beach, Los Angeles, California (CA), United States (US)3 
Biography* Roman Gerber, 1870-1931:
Roman immigrated to the United States circa 1886. He became a farmer in Lynn Township of Lincoln County, South Dakota where he owned a mortgaged farm of 240 acres. The farm consisted of 80 acres in section 8, and 160 acres in section 9. His marriage in 1891 to his first cousin Josephine Gerber may have been his second. In 1910, the family was farming at Elgin township in Cavalier County, North Dakota.

In 1915, Roman bought 326.72 acres from the Bureau of Land Management in Glasgow, Montana. The land is located in Section 4 of Town 34 North, Range 29 East of Phillips County in northeast Montana, 18-miles south of the Saskatchewan border of Canada and 5-miles southwest of Loring, Montana. In 1918, he was living in Lovejoy, Montana, a settlement between Loring and the farm. By 1930, he and Josephine owned a $8,000 house at 1401½
Third Street in Long Beach, Los Angeles County, California. Roman was working at a lumber company.

Roman, 60, died in Long Beach 20-days after his wife Josephine. 

Family

Josephine Gerber Gerber (22 Jan 1859-20 Jul 1931)
Children
Last Edited24 Jul 2018

Citations

  1. [S290] Aarwangen family register.
  2. [S57] Skamania county marriage record.
  3. [S1896] http://www.findagrave.com/

Clinton Charles Snyder

M, (1862 - 1950)
Charles C. Snyder, 1862-1950
FatherLeonard Snyder (c 1825 - )
MotherLydia Meyer Snyder (c 1827 - )
Birth*27 Apr 1862 Illinois (IL), United States (US)1,2 
Marriage*b 1882 Bride=Eliza Gerber Snyder1 
Marriage*26 Jan 1907 Hankinson, Richland, North Dakota (ND), United States (US); Bride=Ella A. Burner Snyder3 
Death*21 Jul 1950 Fargo, Cass, North Dakota (ND), United States (US)4 
Burial*24 Jul 1950 Riverside cemetery, Fargo, Cass, North Dakota (ND), United States (US)4 
Biography* Clinton Charles Snyder, 1862-1950:
Although son Earl listed his father's birth place as Iowa on Clinton's death record, there is evidence that he was born in Illinois and maybe Pennsylvania. All evidence is that both of his parents were born in Pennsylvania. Clinton lived in many places during his life and worked at several occupations. His first child was born in Worthing in 1882, his second in Plymouth, Iowa in 1884, his third in Dell Rapids, South Dakota in 1892. And by 1898, Clinton owned a mortgaged home in Hudson, Eden Township, Lincoln County, South Dakota and was working as a grocer. At the time of his second marriage in 1907, Clinton was living in Hankinson, Richland County, North Dakota. In 1910, Clinton was renting in Golden Glen township, Lamoure County, North Dakota and operating a nursery. He moved into Fargo, Cass County, North Dakota circa 1918 and by 1920, was renting at 703 Tenth North, in Fargo's 7th ward, and operating an auto repair shop.

Clinton, age 88, a resident of 1018 7th Avenue North, Fargo, died on a Friday. Cause of death was bronchopneumonia, and carcinoma of tongue w/metastases to neck. He was attended by Dr. G. Howard Hall, 807 Broadway, Fargo. 

Family

Eliza Gerber Snyder (22 Feb 1862-13 May 1900)
Children
Last Edited24 Sep 2009

Citations

  1. [S1] "The Gerber Family Tree", compiled by Orval James Madden, 1991.
  2. [S1678] 1870 Federal Census, Jones County, Iowa,.
  3. [S1681] Richland county (ND) marriage record.
  4. [S1677] Cass county death record.

Henrietta Molendorp Gerber

F, (1875 - 1937)
FatherEildert Molendorp (1836 - )
MotherGrace Okken Molendorp (c 1850 - b 1900)
Nickname Etta 
Birth*4 Mar 1875 Iowa (IA), United States (US)1,2,3 
Marriage*15 Jun 1896 Groom=George Washington Gerber4 
Married Name15 Jun 1896 Gerber [Molendorp] 
Death*13 May 1937 Sioux Falls, Minnehaha, South Dakota (SD), United States (US)2,4 
Burial*17 May 1937 Worthing, Lincoln, South Dakota (SD), United States (US)4,5 
Note*20 May 1937 obituary Lennox (South Dakota) Independent, Thursday 20 May 1937.4 
Biography* Henrietta "Etta" Molendorp Gerber, 1875-1937:
Etta was born and reared near Lennox according to her obituary. However, six census records (1880, 1900, 1910, 1915, 1920 and 1935) all list her birthplace as Iowa. In any event, Etta was a first generation American born to German parents. She was baptised into the Presbyterian faith.

Etta, age 62, was found dead in bed on a Thursday. She was survived by two daughters, two sons, four granddaughters, three sisters, and one brother. Etta was preceded in death by her husband and two sons. Services were held from the Walter Sherman home on Monday and from the Congregational church in Worthing. The Rev. Wm. S. Harper of Beresford and the Rev. J. J. Stimpke officiated. 

Family

George Washington Gerber (4 Mar 1865-24 Oct 1919)
Children
Last Edited19 Sep 2009

Citations

  1. [S728] 1880 census, Lincoln County, Dakata Territory.
  2. [S60] Minnehaha county death record.
  3. [S156] 1900 Federal Census, Lincoln County, South Dakota,.
  4. [S18] Obituary,.
  5. [S8] Tombstone.

Irvon Morrice Schwartz

M, (1882 - 1951)
FatherJohn F Schwartz (1855 - )
MotherAnnett "Mattie" Sherter Schwartz (1855 - )
Birth*12 Aug 1882 Sergeant Bluff, Woodbury, Iowa (IA), United States (US)1,2 
Marriage*27 Nov 1907 Bride=Clara Gerber Schwartz2 
Death*3 Jul 1951 McKennan Hospital, Sioux Falls, Minnehaha, South Dakota (SD), United States (US)1 
Note*5 Jul 1951 funeral notice Sioux Falls (South Dakota) Argus Leader, Thursday 5 July 1951 p10c4.2 
Burial*6 Jul 1951 Worthing, Lincoln, South Dakota (SD), United States (US)3,1 
Biography* Irvon M. Schwartz, 1882-1951:
Irvon came to Lincoln County from Iowa in 1904 where he was born. His father was also born in Iowa, his mother in Vermont. A man of medium height and build with blue eyes and dark brown hair, Irvon worked as a farmer for most of his life. In 1909, he was manager of the A. H. Betts Elevator Company in Worthing.

Irvon, age 68, died on a Tuesday. He was survived by three daughters. Funeral services were held from the Dindot Funeral Home in Lennox on Friday. 

Family

Clara Gerber Schwartz (10 May 1879-13 Feb 1946)
Children
Last Edited24 Sep 2009

Citations

  1. [S60] Minnehaha county death record.
  2. [S18] Obituary,.
  3. [S8] Tombstone.

James Madden

M, (1847 - 1920)
James Madden, 1847-1920
FatherOwen Madden
MotherEllen Tully Madden
Birth*9 Nov 1847 Pottsville, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania (PA), United States (US)1 
Marriage*14 Dec 1876 Canton, Lincoln, South Dakota (SD), United States (US); Bride=Mary Gerber Madden, judge=Wm M. Cuppett JP2 
Death*17 Sep 1920 Worthing, Lincoln, South Dakota (SD), United States (US)3 
Burial*20 Sep 1920 Worthing, Lincoln, South Dakota (SD), United States (US)3 
Note*23 Sep 1920 obituary Canton (South Dakota) Sioux Valley News, Thursday 23 September 1920.4 
Biography* James Madden, 1847-1920:
Born in 1847, James' birth year is listed as 1848 in his obituary and on his tombstone. His father died when he was about 18 months of age. His mother died when he was nine. A first generation American born to Irish parents from County Galway, James moved from his birthplace in Pennsylvania to Alden township in McHenry County, Illinois after his mother died. He moved there in the company of an unmarried uncle. On 3 October 1864, James enlisted for one year at Marengo in McHenry County to fight on the union side during the civil war. At the time of his enlistment, he gave his age as 18 but, he was actually 16. He had grown to a young man 5ft-9in in height, with fair complexion, brown hair, and blue eyes. James mustered into the Illinois Volunteer Infantry on 4 October 1864. He was assigned to Company A of the 95th Regiment, commanded by Capt. Stewart. James joined the regiment just before the capture of Nashville. He served there and in the engagement at Spanish Fort, Alabama. James was discharged at Montgomery, Alabama on 10 June 1865 on account of sickness. After his discharge, James returned to Alden where he remained until January 1867 when he moved to Owatonna in Steele County, Minnesota. There he engaged in farming with a friend. On 5 August 1872, he moved to Worthing in Lincoln County, South Dakota. He filed a homestead claim and commenced farming. In 1891, he established himself in the business of buying and selling grain by forming the Farmer's Alliance Warehouse company.

He served for several terms on the Lynn township board and also served for several terms as a trustee of Worthing village. He belonged to the G.A.R. post in Lennox, and held membership in Worthing Lodge No. 141 A. F. & A. M., Siroc Chapter of Canton, Eastern Star Chapter of Canton, Ancient Accepted Scottish Rite of Oriental Consistory No. 1 at Yankton, and El Riad Temple, A. A. N. O. M. S. at Sioux Falls. On 18 March 1880, James and Mary sold 10 lots in block 2, 7 lots in block 5, 9 lots in block 18, 9 lots in block 9, all the lots in blocks 3, 10, 11 and 13 of Worthing plus one-half of the north-half of the North West quarter of Section Nine in Lynn Township except for - those surveyed and platted parts of Worthing not conveyed above and except for a piece of land 300 feet (E-W) x 660 feet (N-S) lying 66 feet east of block 6 and except for the right-of-way belonging to the Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul Railway Company. These properties were sold to John Lawler of Crawford County, Wisconsin for $1.5 Both James and Mary signed the deed. On 22 May 1882, James and Mary sold Lots One and Two in Block Five in the Village of Worthing to his father-in-law and her father Fred Gerber for $1.6 James and Mary both signed the deed. In 1920 he owned a mortgaged home on Cherry Street in Worthing.

James, age 72, died on a Friday. His funeral services were held the following Monday under the auspices of the Masons. The Rev. S. E. Brown of Canton preached the funeral sermon, while Noble J. N. Cleaver of Sioux Falls made the ceremonial address at the gravesite. He was survived by his wife, four sons, four daughters, 13 grandchildren, and two sisters. 

Family

Mary Gerber Madden (4 Sep 1858-4 Jun 1925)
Children
Last Edited10 Feb 2014

Citations

  1. [S287] James Madden, Military Pension File, National Archives,.
  2. [S221] Lincoln county marriage record.
  3. [S157] Lincoln county death record.
  4. [S18] Obituary,.
  5. Recorded in Lincoln County Book H of Deeds, page 319.
  6. Recorded in Lincoln County Book L of Deeds, page 327.

Vera Gerber Dunnigan

F, (1892 - 1926)
Vera (Gerber) Dunnigon, 1892-????
FatherRoman Gerber (1870 - 1931)
MotherJosephine Gerber Gerber (1859 - 1931)
Relationship1st cousin of Helen Frances Gerber McCarthy
Birth*Mar 1892 South Dakota (SD), United States (US)1 
Married Name28 Jun 1921 Dunnigan [Gerber] 
Marriage*28 Jun 1921 Butte, Silver Bow, Montana (MT), United States (US); Groom=Thomas William Dunnigon 
Death*11 Oct 1926 Hill, Montana (MT), United States (US) 
Biography* Vera Gerber Donnigan, 1892-1926:
Probably born on a farm operated by her parents in Lynn Township, Lincoln County, South Dakota. Vera was a teacher in North Dakota and Montana. By 1920, she was no longer living with her parents but had not yet married. 
Last Edited24 Jul 2018

Citations

  1. [S156] 1900 Federal Census, Lincoln County, South Dakota,.

Harold D. Gerber

M, (1897 - )
FatherRoman Gerber (1870 - 1931)
MotherJosephine Gerber Gerber (1859 - 1931)
Relationship1st cousin of Helen Frances Gerber McCarthy
Birth*29 Apr 1897 Worthing, Lincoln, South Dakota (SD), United States (US)1 
Marriage*c 1927 Bride=Lenora Bell Weeks Gerber Westerfield2 
Residence*1 Apr 1930 Long Beach, Los Angeles, California (CA), United States (US)2 
Death*  
Biography* Harold Gerber, 1897-????:
Probably born on a farm operated by his parents in Lynn Township, Lincoln County, South Dakota. In 1918, Harold was living in Lovejoy, Montana and was self-employed. He was a tall man of medium build with blue eyes and brown hair. Harold homesteaded 300+ acres in section 9 (the center of the section is at lat 48.7208, long -107.9821, elev 2799 ft) of Town 34 North, Range 29 East (school district 40), Phillips County, Montana which he purchased from the Glasgow District Land Office. By 1920, Harold owned the land free of mortgage, lived on it alone, was still single and farmed the land. By 1930, he was in California. Harold was married, with one daughter. They were renting at 271 Fifty-Sixth Street, Long Beach and Harold was working as a contractor at a cement works. Sometime before 1940, Harold and Lenora were divorced 
Last Edited27 Feb 2018

Citations

  1. [S1697] World War I draft reg from <Ancestry.com> (subscription req'd).
  2. [S526] 1930 Federal Census, Los Angeles County, California,.

Lucy Mae Snyder Kuhns

F, (1892 - 1992)
Lucy (Snyder) Kuhns, 1892-1992
FatherClinton Charles Snyder (1862 - 1950)
MotherEliza Gerber Snyder (1862 - 1900)
Relationship1st cousin of Helen Frances Gerber McCarthy
Birth*28 Jan 1892 Dell Rapids, Minnehaha, South Dakota (SD), United States (US)1 
Marriage*22 Dec 1915 First Congregational Church, Yankton, South Dakota (SD), United States (US); Groom=Joseph Ward Kuhns, minister=L. Sprague Rev, Witness=Frank Mausbach, Witness=Nora Mausbach1,2 
Married Name22 Dec 1915 Kuhns [Snyder] 
Death*9 Jan 1992 Sioux Valley Hospital, Sioux Falls, Minnehaha, South Dakota (SD), United States (US)1,3 
Burial*11 Jan 1992 Forest Hill Cemetery, Canton, Lincoln, South Dakota (SD), United States (US)1 
Note*16 Jan 1992 obituary memorial card and Lennox (South Dakota) Independent, Thursday 16 January 1992.3 
Biography* Lucy Snyder Kuhns, 1892-1992:
After their 1915 marriage, she and her husband Joseph lived on farms in the Worthing area. Lucy moved to Canton, South Dakota after Joseph's death in 1957. In March 1991, she entered the Good Samaritan Center in Sioux Falls. Lucy was a member of the Congregational Ladies Aid of Worthing for many years and also a member of the Lynn Township Club for several years.

She died on a Thursday at age 99, 19 days before her 100th birthday. Funeral services were held on Saturday at the Anderson Funeral Home in Canton by the Rev. Robert Ruedebusch. Edna Hansen was the organist. Pallbearers were Richard Halverson, Jack Kuhns, Dallas Vosburg, Erwin Devitt, Darrell French, and Delonides Osvog. Lucy was survived by one brother and two sisters. 
Last Edited24 Sep 2009

Citations

  1. [S291] Memorial Card for Lucy Mae Kuhns, includes obituary.
  2. [S107] Minnehaha county marriage record.
  3. [S18] Obituary,.

Gertrude Ann Snyder Bushnell

F, (1882 - 1975)
Gertrude (Snyder) Bushnell, 1882-1975
FatherClinton Charles Snyder (1862 - 1950)
MotherEliza Gerber Snyder (1862 - 1900)
Relationship1st cousin of Helen Frances Gerber McCarthy
Birth*24 Oct 1882 Worthing, Lincoln, South Dakota (SD), United States (US)1 
Marriage*19 Oct 1909 Worthing, Lincoln, South Dakota (SD), United States (US); Groom=Marcus Stanley Bushnell1 
Married Name19 Oct 1909 Bushnell [Snyder] 
Death*19 Oct 1975 Sioux Falls, Minnehaha, South Dakota (SD), United States (US)1 
Burial*22 Oct 1975 Worthing, Lincoln, South Dakota (SD), United States (US)1 
Note*30 Oct 1975 obituaries in memorial card and Canton (South Dakota) Sioux Valley News, Thursday 30 October 1975.2 
Biography* Gertrude Snyder Bushnell, 1882-1975:
Gertrude attended school in Dell Rapids, Fairview, and Hudson. After her mother died in 1900, Gertrude quit school to stay home and take care of her four siblings. She later kept house for her twin uncles, Henry and Fred Gerber, on their farm a mile north of Worthing. Gertrude had her two youngest sisters and her brother with her on the farm. She worked as a clerk in John Huseboe's general store in Worthing from 1907 until her marrigae. Gertrude and Mark Bushnell were married at the home of her aunt and uncle, James and Mary Madden. In 1972, she moved to Sioux Falls to live with her daughter.

Gertrude died on a Sunday, five days before her 93rd birthday. Funeral services were held on Wednesday at the Miller Funeral Home Chapel in Sioux Falls by Dr. Ray Carlton Jones. The organist was Mrs. R. C. Jones, the vocalist was Delwin Kuhns. Pallbearers were Erwin Devitt, Robert Johnson, Richard Halverson, Harry Charlton, Orval Madden, and Ben Osvog. Survivors included one son, one daughter, one grand-daughter, three sisters, and one brother. 
Last Edited24 Sep 2009

Citations

  1. [S292] Memorial Card for Gertrude Bushnell, includes obituary.
  2. [S18] Obituary,.

Cuba Harriet Snyder Halverson

F, (1898 - 1994)
Cuba (Snyder) Halverson, 1898-1994
FatherClinton Charles Snyder (1862 - 1950)
MotherEliza Gerber Snyder (1862 - 1900)
Relationship1st cousin of Helen Frances Gerber McCarthy
Birth*18 May 1898 Hudson, Lincoln, South Dakota (SD), United States (US)1 
Marriage*1 Nov 1922 Harlan, Shelby, Iowa (IA), United States (US); Groom=Charles Roy Halverson1 
Married Name1 Nov 1922 Halverson [Snyder] 
Death*12 Dec 1994 Kennebec, Lyman, South Dakota (SD), United States (US)1 
Burial*15 Dec 1994 Kennebec, Lyman, South Dakota (SD), United States (US)1 
Note*21 Dec 1994 obituaries memorial card and Lyman County (South Dakota) Herald, Wednesday 21 December 1994.2 
Biography* Cuba Snyder Halverson, 1898-1994:
Cuba grew up in Worthing, South Dakota, attending school there and at Hankinson, North Dakota and Verona, North Dakota. She graduated from Verona High School. After her 1922 marriage, Cuba and her husband lived in Racine, Wisconsin and then in Kennebec, South Dakota. She belonged to various Lutheran church organizations. Cuba was employed as a telephone operator. She liked to play cards and read.

Cuba, age 96, died on a Monday. She was survived by her son, one brother, and one sister. Funeral services were held on Thursday at the American Lutheran church in Kennebec by Pastor Paul Johnson. Judy Busch was the organist. A memorial was made by Carol Ehlers. Ushers were Don Johnson and Jerry Busch. Pallbearers were Virgil, Cliff, Gene, Harlan, Larry, and Lyle Halverson. 
Last Edited23 Nov 2010

Citations

  1. [S293] Memorial Card for Cuba H. Halverson, includes obituary.
  2. [S18] Obituary,.

Frederick Clinton Snyder

M, (1896 - 1973)
FatherClinton Charles Snyder (1862 - 1950)
MotherEliza Gerber Snyder (1862 - 1900)
Relationship1st cousin of Helen Frances Gerber McCarthy
Birth*11 Jan 1896 Eden Tp, Lincoln, South Dakota (SD), United States (US)1 
Marriage*2 Feb 1928 Detroit Lakes, Becker, Minnesota (MN), United States (US); Bride=Esther Margaret Erickson Snyder2 
Death*22 Mar 1973 Detroit Lakes, Becker, Minnesota (MN), United States (US)2,3 
Burial*24 Mar 1973 Holy Rosary cemetery, Detroit Lakes, Becker, Minnesota (MN), United States (US)3 
Note*24 Mar 1973 obituary - Detroit Lakes (Minnesota) Tribune, Saturday 24 March 1973s.A/p.9/col.5&62 
Biography* Fred C. Snyder, 1886-1973:
Fred was born in Eden township, Lincoln County, South Dakota (his obituary lists his birthplace as Hankinson in Richland County, North Dakota). Fred's father was born in either Iowa or Illinois, his mother in Wisconsin. In 1900, the family was living in Hudson in Eden township, South Dakota. Fred's mother Eliza died in May of that year. The family moved to North Dakota and in 1910 were living in Golden Glen township, Lamoure County. Fred joined the U. S. Navy at Fargo, North Dakota during World War I. Upon his discharge, he returned to Fargo, and attended barber college. In 1920, Fred was boarding with John and Caroline Josel in Verona Village, Lamoure County and working as a barber. He then moved to Detroit Lakes, Lake View Township, Minnesota where he worked as a barber for several years. In 1930, Fred and Esther were living in Lake View township and were poultry farming. Then they built and operated Snyder's Deluxe Cabins (in 1973 renamed the Mermaid Resort), south of old Highway 59 until retiring in 1960. Fred and Esther continued to live on a portion of the resort property.

A member of the World War I Veterans Barracks and the Detroit Lakes Eagles, Fred, 77, died at Saint Mary's hospital on a Thursday. Cause of death was a ruptered aortic aneurysm and arteriosclorotic vascular disease. He was attended by M. E. Odland , 124 East Frazee St, Detroit Lakes, MN 56501. Survivors included his wife Esther, one daughter, one grandson, one brother, and four sisters. Funeral services were held on Saturday at Holy Rosary Catholic Church by Rev Cyprian Seitz. Honorary pallbearers were Chester Johnson, Otto Kahle, William Johnson, William Hoganson, Clyde Ostlund, and Joe Pagett. Active pallbearers were Albert Friesen, Jerome Muench, James O'Brien, Ernest Weum, Charles Bach, and Stanley Bushnell. Donehower Funeral Home of 904 Lake Ave, Detroit Lakes, MN 56501 was in charge. 
Last Edited13 Dec 2012

Citations

  1. [S160] Lincoln county birth record.
  2. [S18] Obituary,.
  3. [S592] Minnesota death certificate.

Georgia Augusta Snyder Devitt

F, (1884 - 1945)
Georgia (Snyder) Devitt, 1884-1945
FatherClinton Charles Snyder (1862 - 1950)
MotherEliza Gerber Snyder (1862 - 1900)
Relationship1st cousin of Helen Frances Gerber McCarthy
Birth*7 Apr 1884 Plymouth, Cerro Gordo, Iowa (IA), United States (US)1 
Marriage*27 Nov 1907 Groom=Francis Richard Devitt1 
Married Name27 Nov 1907 Devitt [Snyder] 
(godmother) Christening15 Dec 1911 Saint Edward's, Worthing, Lincoln, South Dakota (SD), United States (US); Principal=Helen Frances Gerber McCarthy 
Death*27 Jan 1945 McKennan Hospital, Sioux Falls, Minnehaha, South Dakota (SD), United States (US)1 
Burial*30 Jan 1945 Worthing, Lincoln, South Dakota (SD), United States (US)1 
Note*1 Feb 1945 obituary Lennox (South Dakota) Independent, Thursday 1 February 1945.1 
Biography* Georgia Snyder Devitt, 1884-1945:
Born in Iowa, Georgia came to South Dakota as a small child. The family lived in several places before finally settling in Worthing.

Georgia, age 60, became suddenly very ill on Wednesday the 24th of January and died that Saturday. Survivors included her husband, one son somewhere in the South Pacific with the U. S. Army, her father, three sisters, one brother, one half-brother, and one half-sister. Funeral services were held on Tuesday at Saint Edward's Catholic Church in Worthing with the Rev. Costello officiating. 
Last Edited24 Sep 2009

Citations

  1. [S18] Obituary,.

Joseph Ward Kuhns

M, (1886 - 1957)
FatherAlbert Jackson Kuhns (1857 - )
MotherFlorence Belle Robson Kuhns (1856 - )
Birth*27 Aug 1886 Worthing, Lincoln, South Dakota (SD), United States (US)1 
Marriage*22 Dec 1915 First Congregational Church, Yankton, South Dakota (SD), United States (US); Bride=Lucy Mae Snyder Kuhns, minister=L. Sprague Rev, Witness=Frank Mausbach, Witness=Nora Mausbach2,3 
Death*30 Oct 1957 Worthing, Lincoln, South Dakota (SD), United States (US)4,5 
Note*31 Oct 1957 death notice Canton (South Dakota) Sioux Valley News, Thursday 31 October 1957.4 
Burial*1 Nov 1957 Forest Hill Cemetery, Canton, Lincoln, South Dakota (SD), United States (US)4,5 
Biography* Joseph Ward Kuhns, 1886-1957:
Born in South Dakota, Joe's father was born in either Indiana or Ohio and his mother was born in Illinois. He grew to be a man of medium height and build with blue eyes and dark hair, Joe owned a farm located one mile east and two and one-half miles south of Worthing.

Joseph, age 70, died on a Wednesday at his home farm of an apparent heart attack. He had been cleaning a cistern on the farm and complained of not feeling well. Joe sat down to rest and died a few moments later. Funeral services were held on Friday at the Anderson Funeral Home in Canton. 
Last Edited5 Sep 2009

Citations

  1. [S160] Lincoln county birth record.
  2. [S291] Memorial Card for Lucy Mae Kuhns, includes obituary.
  3. [S107] Minnehaha county marriage record.
  4. [S18] Obituary,.
  5. [S158] Lincoln county burial permit.

Marcus Stanley Bushnell

M, (1886 - 1948)
FatherMarcus Stanley Bushnell (c 1838 - )
MotherAbigail Jane Loomis Bushnell (c 1858 - )
Birth*24 Feb 1886 Worthing, Lincoln, South Dakota (SD), United States (US)1 
Marriage*19 Oct 1909 Worthing, Lincoln, South Dakota (SD), United States (US); Bride=Gertrude Ann Snyder Bushnell2 
Death*4 Sep 1948 McKennan Hospital, Sioux Falls, Minnehaha, South Dakota (SD), United States (US)1 
Burial*7 Sep 1948 Worthing, Lincoln, South Dakota (SD), United States (US)1 
Note*9 Sep 1948 obituary Lennox (South Dakota) Independent, Thursday 9 September 1948.1 
Biography* Marcus S. "Mark" Bushnell, 1886-1948:
Mark was born on a farm near Worthing. His father was born in Napoli, New York and his mother in Perry, Indiana. Mark attended the country school east of Worthing and later the Sioux Falls Business School. A tall man of stout build with gray eyes and dark hair, Mark grew to manhood and lived his entire life in the area. He and Gertrude lived on the Bushnell homestead for a few years after their marriage and then moved to a farm north of Worthing. In 1933, they moved into Worthing. About 1942, he went to work at the Johnson Oil Station.

Mark, 62, died on a Saturday. Survivors included his widow, one son, one daughter, and two sisters. Funeral services were held on Tuesday at the Congregational church by the Rev. August Hintz of Sioux Falls. Pallbearers were Thomas Quinlan, Ben Schoenmann, Harry Charleton, Chesley Haymond, Jack Devitt, and Thomas Clark. Burial was at Worthing cemetery. 
Last Edited24 Nov 2010

Citations

  1. [S18] Obituary,.
  2. [S292] Memorial Card for Gertrude Bushnell, includes obituary.

Charles Roy Halverson

M, (1899 - 1969)
FatherEnoch Halverson (c 1869 - )
MotherRachel "Bertha" Olave Peterson Halverson (c 1868 - )
Birth*8 Aug 1899 Iowa (IA), United States (US)1,2 
Marriage*1 Nov 1922 Harlan, Shelby, Iowa (IA), United States (US); Bride=Cuba Harriet Snyder Halverson3 
Death*1969 4 
Biography* Charles R. Halverson, 1898-1969:
Charles was a first generation American born to Norwegian parents. The family moved from Iowa to Lyman County, South Dakota when Charles was about three-years-old. He completed 8 grades of schooling and grew to a man of medium height and build with blue eyes and light brown hair. Charles farmed in Whitewater Township of Lyman County, South Dakota. Later he moved into Kennebec. Charles was of the Lutheran faith. 
Last Edited5 Sep 2009

Citations

  1. [S1674] 1910 Federal Census, Lyman County, South Dakota,.
  2. [S1697] World War I draft reg from <Ancestry.com> (subscription req'd).
  3. [S293] Memorial Card for Cuba H. Halverson, includes obituary.
  4. [S1] "The Gerber Family Tree", compiled by Orval James Madden, 1991.

Esther Margaret Erickson Snyder

F, (1901 - 1996)
FatherCarl A. Erickson (1870 - )
MotherAnna Mary Reichert Erickson (1861 - )
Birth*16 Apr 1901 Detroit Lakes, Becker, Minnesota (MN), United States (US)1,2 
Marriage*2 Feb 1928 Detroit Lakes, Becker, Minnesota (MN), United States (US); Groom=Frederick Clinton Snyder3 
Married Name2 Feb 1928 Snyder [Erickson] 
Death*30 Jul 1996 Fairmont, Martin, Minnesota (MN), United States (US)1,2 
Burial*2 Aug 1996 Holy Rosary cemetery, Detroit Lakes, Becker, Minnesota (MN), United States (US)2 
Note*8 Aug 1996 obituary: Detroit Lakes (Minnesota) Tribune, Thursday 08 August 1996/s.A/p.7/c.1&23 
Biography* Esther Erickson Snyder, 1901-1996:
Esther was a first generation Swedish/German-American and the youngest child in the family. Her father Carl was born in Sweden. Carl immigrated in 1888, was a naturalized U.S. citizen and in 1910 was a farmer. Esther's mother Anna was born in Germany and her marriage to Esther's father was her second. Anna had six children, four by her first husband Mr. Beireis. In 1910, the Erickson family was living on a farm, which they owned with mortgage, in Lake View township of Becker county, Minnesota. By 1920, the family was living at 202 Frazee Street in Detroit Lake's 3rd ward in a house which they owned. Esther attended local schools and graduated from Detroit Lakes High School. She then completed nurse's training at Bismarck, North Dakota and was subsequently employed at St Mary's hospital in Detroit Lakes for many years as a registered nurse (RN). Esther was a member of Holy Rosary Catholic Church and was an active parish worker. After her husband died in 1973, Esther moved to Fairmont where she became a member of Saint John Vianney Catholic church. She entered Lakeview Methodist Health Care Center on 02 August 1985.


Esther, 95, a resident of Lakeview Methodist Health Care Center, 610 Summit Drive, Fairmont died on a Tuesday. Cause of death was acute myocardial infarction and hypertensive heart disease. Esther was attended by Dr. P.A. Ruth, Fairmont Clinic - Mayo health system, 800 Clinic Circle, Fairmont. She was survived by one daughter and one grandchild. Esther's private burial was held on Friday. Olson Funeral Home of Fairmont was in charge. 
Last Edited12 Dec 2012

Citations

  1. [S327] Social Security Death Index -from Rootsweb <http://ssdi.roostweb.com/>-.
  2. [S592] Minnesota death certificate.
  3. [S18] Obituary,.

Francis Richard Devitt

M, (1883 - 1956)
Francis Devitt,
1883-1956
FatherPhilip Henry Devitt (1845 - )
MotherMaria Madden Devitt (1849 - )
Birth*27 Dec 1883 Lincoln, South Dakota (SD), United States (US)1,2 
Marriage*27 Nov 1907 Bride=Georgia Augusta Snyder Devitt3 
(godfather) Christening15 Dec 1911 Saint Edward's, Worthing, Lincoln, South Dakota (SD), United States (US); Principal=Helen Frances Gerber McCarthy 
Death*9 Feb 1956 Inwood Hospital, Canton, Lincoln, South Dakota (SD), United States (US)4 
Burial*11 Feb 1956 Worthing, Lincoln, South Dakota (SD), United States (US)4,1 
Note*16 Feb 1956 death notice Canton (South Dakota) Sioux Valley News and funeral item Lennox (South Dakota) Independent, Thursday 16 February 1956.3 
Biography* Francis R. "Frank" Devitt, 1883-1956:
Francis was born in Lincoln County, Dakota Territory before South Dakota became a state. His father was born in Illinois and his mother in Pennsylvania. Both of them were first generation Irish-Americans. Frank was a man of medium height and stout build with dark blue eyes and black hair. He farmed in Lincoln County for most of his working life. During this period, Francis lived in Lynn and La Valley Townships and in Canton. After he retired from farming, he lived in Worthing. 
Last Edited27 Nov 2010

Citations

  1. [S8] Tombstone.
  2. [S314] 1885 State Census, Lincoln County, Dakota Territory,.
  3. [S18] Obituary,.
  4. [S157] Lincoln county death record.

Theodore R. Gerber

M, (1902 - 1918)
FatherGeorge Washington Gerber (1865 - 1919)
MotherHenrietta Molendorp Gerber (1875 - 1937)
Relationship1st cousin of Helen Frances Gerber McCarthy
Birth*29 Aug 1902 Lynn Tp, Lincoln, South Dakota (SD), United States (US)1,2 
Death*3 Jun 1918 gunshot wound, Sioux Falls, Minnehaha, South Dakota (SD), United States (US)1 
Burial*Jun 1918 Worthing, Lincoln, South Dakota (SD), United States (US)3 
Note*4 Jun 1918 obituary Sioux Falls (South Dakota) Argus Leader, Tuesday 4 June 1918.4 
Biography* Theodore R. Gerber, 1902-1918:
About three months before his sixteenth birthday, young Theodore, unknown to his parents, acquired a 12-caliber revolver. Where, when or for what purpose he acquired this weapon is unknown as well. He was in Worthing the previous Saturday and may have gotten it then. About four o'clock on a Monday afternoon, young Theodore was seen walking around a corner of the barn whistling. A few minutes later a shot rang out. When his father went to investigate, he found the lad lying on the ground with a bullet hole in his forehead above the right eye. Seeing that the boy was still alive, he was rushed to Sioux Falls to the office of Dr. A. Zetlitz. After the doctor performed first aid, young Theodore wsa taken to a Sioux Falls hospital. There everything possible was done but by midnight he had breathed his last. It is believed that the gun shot wound was accidentally self-inflicted. 
Last Edited23 Sep 2015

Citations

  1. [S60] Minnehaha county death record.
  2. [S156] 1900 Federal Census, Lincoln County, South Dakota,.
  3. [S8] Tombstone.
  4. [S18] Obituary,.

Alfred Henry Gerber

M, (1904 - 1989)
Alfred Gerber,
1904-1989
FatherGeorge Washington Gerber (1865 - 1919)
MotherHenrietta Molendorp Gerber (1875 - 1937)
Relationship1st cousin of Helen Frances Gerber McCarthy
Birth*2 Mar 1904 Lynn Tp, Lincoln, South Dakota (SD), United States (US)1,2 
Marriage*28 Nov 1928 Minneapolis, Hennepin, Minnesota (MN), United States (US); Bride=Lorna Gerber Gerber3,4 
Marriage*a 1962 Bride=Marilyn J. Itschner Gerber 
Death*2 May 1989 Clinic Hospital, Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio (OH), United States (US)2 
Note* obituary - newspaper & date unknown.2 
Burial*6 May 1989 2 
Biography* Alfred H. Gerber, 1904-1989:
Alfred was born on a farm near Worthing, South Dakota. After his father died in 1919, he and his younger brother Francis lived with his uncle Henry Gerber for a time. He graduated from high school in Mitchell, South Dakota and then from the University of South Dakota in 1928 with a degree in civil engineering. While at the University, Alfred played three years of varsity football as a fullback.

After he graduated, Alfred went to work as an engineer for the Minneapolis-Moline Company. While there he helped build several sky-scrapers in the city of Minneapolis. In 1931, he switched to the engineering staff of McKenzie, Hague Company where he spent six years designing and building grain elevators and barley malting plants. Alfred then went to the H. K. Ferguson Company, where by 1942 he was supervising a team of some 50 engineers working on the design of seven defense-plant projects in four states. In 1945, he was named chief structural engineer of the company with headquarters in Cleveland, Ohio. He rose to vice president in 1960, a position which he held for six years before retiring in 1966 after 30 years with the company. During his tenure, Alfred had worked in Japan, Australia, South American countries, Turkey, and France.

After his retirement, Alfred served as engineer for the city of Rocky River from 1968 through 1976. He was a member of the Bay Village Presbyterian Church where he served six years as elder, one year as president of the trustees, five years as trustee and nine years on the building committee.

Alfred, a resident of Avon Lake, died on a Tuesday of bone cancer. He was survived by his wife, one daughter, two grandchildren, and one brother. Funeral services were held on Saturday from the Jenkins Funeral Home in West Lake. 
Last Edited15 Sep 2009

Citations

  1. [S160] Lincoln county birth record.
  2. [S18] Obituary,.
  3. [S1597] Newspaper item.
  4. [S560] 1930 Federal Census, Hennepin County, Minnesota,.

Grace A. Gerber Sherman

F, (1897 - 1981)
Grace (Gerber) Sherman,
1897-1981
FatherGeorge Washington Gerber (1865 - 1919)
MotherHenrietta Molendorp Gerber (1875 - 1937)
Relationship1st cousin of Helen Frances Gerber McCarthy
Birth*9 Dec 1897 Fairview, Lincoln, South Dakota (SD), United States (US)1,2 
Marriage*9 Aug 1920 Groom=Walter F. Sherman2 
Married Name9 Aug 1920 Sherman [Gerber] 
(Witness) Marriage31 Dec 1922 First Congregational Church, Sioux Falls, Minnehaha, South Dakota (SD), United States (US); Bride=Hazel Corrine Gerber Bradshaw, Groom=Leslie Flemming Bradshaw3,4 
Death*10 Jun 1981 Sioux Falls, Minnehaha, South Dakota (SD), United States (US)1,2 
Note*12 Jun 1981 obituary Sioux Falls (South Dakota) Argus Leader, Friday 12 June 1981.2 
Burial*13 Jun 1981 Worthing, Lincoln, South Dakota (SD), United States (US)2 
Biography* Grace Gerber Sherman, 1897-1981:
Born in Lynn Township, Grace grew up there and later in La Valley Township. She graduated from All Saints High School in Sioux Falls and later from Madison Normal College. Grace was employed as a teacher and continued to live in La Valley until her marriage. She was a member of the Congregational church. After her marriage, Grace and her husband farmed near Lennox in Lincoln County, South Dakota. They retired to Lennox in 1966 and her husband died in 1971. Grace entered the Mom and Dad's Nursing Home, Sioux Falls in 1979.

She died on a Wednesday at age 83. Grace was survived by three daughters, eight grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren, two brothers, and one sister. Funeral services were held at the Dindot and Son Funeral Home, Lennox on Saturday. 
Last Edited4 Sep 2009

Citations

  1. [S166] Social Security Death Index -1998 edition, version 1.31-.
  2. [S18] Obituary,.
  3. [S294] Memorial Card for Hazel C. Bradshaw, includes obituary.
  4. [S107] Minnehaha county marriage record.

Hazel Corrine Gerber Bradshaw

F, (1899 - 1983)
Hazel (Gerber) Bradshaw,
1899-1983
FatherGeorge Washington Gerber (1865 - 1919)
MotherHenrietta Molendorp Gerber (1875 - 1937)
Relationship1st cousin of Helen Frances Gerber McCarthy
Birth*9 Aug 1899 Lynn Tp, Lincoln, South Dakota (SD), United States (US)1,2 
Marriage*31 Dec 1922 First Congregational Church, Sioux Falls, Minnehaha, South Dakota (SD), United States (US); Groom=Leslie Flemming Bradshaw, Witness=Walter F. Sherman, Witness=Grace A. Gerber Sherman, minister=L. Fifield Rev3,4 
Married Name31 Dec 1922 Bradshaw [Gerber] 
Death*1 Sep 1983 Sioux Falls, Minnehaha, South Dakota (SD), United States (US)5,3 
Note*3 Sep 1983 obituaries memorial card, Sioux Falls (South Dakota) Argus Leader, Saturday 3 September 1983 or Sunday 4 September 1983, and Lennox (South Dakota) Independent, Thursday 8 September 1983.6 
Burial*5 Sep 1983 Worthing, Lincoln, South Dakota (SD), United States (US)3 
Biography* Hazel Gerber Bradshaw, 1899-1986:
Born on a farm south of Worthing, Hazel attended rural schools and grew to womanhood there. She graduated from All Saints School in Sioux Falls and then attended the University of Chicago, graduating with a degree in speech. Hazel was a speech teacher in Mitchell, South Dakota until her marriage. Following her 1922 marriage, Hazel and her husband farmed south of Worthing. She continued to live on the farm after her husband died in 1964 and later lived with her sister near Lennox. In 1980, Hazel moved to Sioux Falls. She was a member of the Church of the Good Shepherd in Sioux Falls, the Worthing American Legion Auxiliary, and the Order of Eastern Star and Rebecca Lodges.

Hazel, age 84, died on a Thursday in a Sioux Falls hospital following a lengthy illness. Funeral services were conducted on Monday at the Dindot & Son Funeral Home in Lennox, South Dakota by the Rev. Tim Vann. Music was provided by soloist Delwin Kuhns and accompanist Mrs. Tamra Oltmanns. Pallbearers were Lester Reiners, Ed Granum, Ole Twite, Dan Parks, Duane Thomas, and Paul Granum. She was survived by two brothers. Besides her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by one sister. 
Last Edited4 Sep 2009

Citations

  1. [S160] Lincoln county birth record.
  2. [S156] 1900 Federal Census, Lincoln County, South Dakota,.
  3. [S294] Memorial Card for Hazel C. Bradshaw, includes obituary.
  4. [S107] Minnehaha county marriage record.
  5. [S166] Social Security Death Index -1998 edition, version 1.31-.
  6. [S18] Obituary,.

Francis George Gerber

M, (1913 - 2007)
Francis Gerber,
1913-2007
FatherGeorge Washington Gerber (1865 - 1919)
MotherHenrietta Molendorp Gerber (1875 - 1937)
Relationship1st cousin of Helen Frances Gerber McCarthy
Birth*1 Jul 1913 Lincoln, South Dakota (SD), United States (US)1 
Marriage*10 Feb 1945 Akron, Summit, Ohio (OH), United States (US); Bride=Eleanore Carolyn Tackus Gerber2 
Residence*1986 Venice, Sarasota, Florida (FL), United States (US)3 
Death*28 Jun 2007 Venice, Sarasota, Florida (FL), United States (US)4 
Biography* Francis G. "Frank" Gerber, 1913-2007:
Born in either Lynn or La Valley Townships, Francis grew up there and in Sioux Falls. After his father died in 1919, Francis and his older brother Alfred lived with his uncle Henry Gerber for a time. He graduated from Washington High School in Sioux Falls in 1931. After high school, Francis played in dance bands for several years. The band performed in North and South Dakota, Minnesota and Nebraska. In 1937 he entered the University of Minnesota and graduated from there in 1940 with a Bachelors Degree in Mechanical Engineering. After graduation from the university, Francis went to work for the B. F. Goodrich Rubber Company in Akron, Ohio. He rose through the ranks to Technical Manager of Industrial Rubber & Plastic Products- World Wide. During his career Francis travled to 22 overseas companies in western Europe, England, South America, Central America, Mexico, the Philippines, New Zealand, Australia and Japan. He retired in 1978 and in 1986 moved to Venice, Florida. 
Last Edited5 Oct 2013

Citations

  1. [S160] Lincoln county birth record.
  2. [S331] Family Group Sheets, supplied 22 December 1992 by Francis G. Gerber, 1235 Pine Needle Road, Venice, FL 34292.
  3. [S595] Himself.
  4. [S18] Obituary,.

(boy) Gerber

M, (1902 - 1902)
FatherGeorge Washington Gerber (1865 - 1919)
MotherHenrietta Molendorp Gerber (1875 - 1937)
Relationship1st cousin of Helen Frances Gerber McCarthy
Death*25 May 1902 1 
Birth*25 May 1902 1 
Burial*May 1902 Worthing, Lincoln, South Dakota (SD), United States (US)1 
Biography* (boy) Gerber, 1902-1902:
There is a tombstone erected to this child in George and Etta's plot in the Worthing cemetery. The only evidence of him is the tombstone. If the date of birth on the stone is correct, and if the evidence of "brother" Theodore's birth are correct, then, (boy) Gerber is not a child of George and Etta's. This child and "brother" Theodore were born in the same year - 1902, (boy) on 25 May and Theodore on 29 August. 
Last Edited2 Sep 2009

Citations

  1. [S8] Tombstone.

Lorna Gerber Gerber

F, (1903 - 1962)
FatherHenry Gottlieb Gerber (1870 - 1940)
MotherGrace Gertude Jones Gerber (1876 - 1937)
Relationship2nd cousin of Helen Frances Gerber McCarthy
Birth*12 Oct 1903 Lincoln, South Dakota (SD), United States (US)1 
Marriage*28 Nov 1928 Minneapolis, Hennepin, Minnesota (MN), United States (US); Groom=Alfred Henry Gerber2,3 
Residence*1958 Bay Village, Cuyahoga, Ohio (OH), United States (US)4 
Death*23 Apr 1962 5 
Note* obituary: Cleveland (Ohio) Press, date unknown6 
Biography* Lorna Gerber Gerber, 1903-1962:
Born in Lynn Township and probably the village of Worthing, Lorna graduated from Worthing High School and then from the Music department of State College at Brookings. She married her second cousin Alfred Gerber in Minneapolis on a Wednesday evening at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Dan Thompson. They lived in Minneapolis for a number of years and then moved to Ohio. Lorna and her husband were living in Cleveland in 1937, in Cincinnati in 1940 and in Bay Village in 1958.

Lorna, age 58, died on a Monday. Her funeral was held from the Bay Presbyterian Church at Columbia and Lake Road on Wednesday. Internment private. The family requested contributions to the Lorna Gerber Music Memorial in lieu of flowers. Jenkins Funeral Chapel was in charge of arrangements. 
Last Edited15 Sep 2009

Citations

  1. [S160] Lincoln county birth record.
  2. [S1597] Newspaper item.
  3. [S560] 1930 Federal Census, Hennepin County, Minnesota,.
  4. [S16] Sibling's obituary,.
  5. [S1] "The Gerber Family Tree", compiled by Orval James Madden, 1991.
  6. [S18] Obituary,.

Walter F. Sherman

M, (1893 - 1971)
FatherFrederick Sherman (c 1858 - )
MotherHenrietta "Hattie" Klein Sherman (c 1861 - )
Birth*9 Dec 1893 Howard, Miner, South Dakota (SD), United States (US)1 
Marriage*9 Aug 1920 Bride=Grace A. Gerber Sherman2 
(Witness) Marriage31 Dec 1922 First Congregational Church, Sioux Falls, Minnehaha, South Dakota (SD), United States (US); Bride=Hazel Corrine Gerber Bradshaw, Groom=Leslie Flemming Bradshaw3,4 
Death*12 Aug 1971 McKennan Hospital, Sioux Falls, Minnehaha, South Dakota (SD), United States (US)5 
Burial*16 Aug 1971 Worthing, Lincoln, South Dakota (SD), United States (US)5 
Note*19 Aug 1971 death notice Canton (South Dakota) Sioux Valley News, 19 August 1971.2 
Biography* Walter F. Sherman, 1893-1971:
Walter was probably born near Howard in Miner County, South Dakota. His father was born in Iowa, his mother in Germany. The family was living in La Valley Township, Lincoln County by 1910. Educated through the 8th grade, Walter farmed in La Valley Township for all of his working life. A tall man of slim build with light blue eyes and dark brown hair, he was a member of the Congregational church.

Walter, age 77, died on a Thursday of pneumonia and an enlarged heart. 
Last Edited24 Sep 2009

Citations

  1. [S288] 1910 Federal Census, Lincoln County, South Dakota,.
  2. [S18] Obituary,.
  3. [S294] Memorial Card for Hazel C. Bradshaw, includes obituary.
  4. [S107] Minnehaha county marriage record.
  5. [S158] Lincoln county burial permit.

Leslie Flemming Bradshaw

M, (1889 - 1964)
FatherWilliam Bradshaw (1852 - )
MotherMary Elizabeth Culbert Bradshaw (1851 - )
Birth*3 May 1889 Lynn Tp, Lincoln, South Dakota (SD), United States (US)1,2 
Marriage*31 Dec 1922 First Congregational Church, Sioux Falls, Minnehaha, South Dakota (SD), United States (US); Bride=Hazel Corrine Gerber Bradshaw, Witness=Walter F. Sherman, Witness=Grace A. Gerber Sherman, minister=L. Fifield Rev3,4 
Death*28 May 1964 Veteran's Hospital, Sioux Falls, Minnehaha, South Dakota (SD), United States (US)1,2 
Burial*30 May 1964 Worthing, Lincoln, South Dakota (SD), United States (US)2 
Note*4 Jun 1964 obituary: Canton (South Dakota) Sioux Valley News, Thursday 04 June 1964/p.4A2 
Biography* Leslie F. Bradshaw, 1889-1964:
Born on the home farm to a father born in Wisconsin and a mother born in Ontario, Canada, Leslie's family moved to Worthing when he was six-years-old. He grew to be a man of medium height and build, with dark eyes and black hair. For a number of years Leslie assisted his father in the banking business. After his marriage, Leslie and his wife moved to a farm eight-and-one-half miles south of Worthing. They farmed there for nearly 40 years. Leslie was a member of the Good Shepard Episcopal Church in Sioux Falls. He also belonged to the El Riad Shrine there, the Oriental Consistory of Yankton, and the Blue Lodge, Order of the Eastern Star, Odd Fellows and Rebecca Lodge in Worthing. He was drafted into the U. S. Army in May 1918 and served in France for several months during World War I. He was discharged in April 1919. Later he was a member of American Legion, Wm. R. Bradshaw Post.

Leslie, age 75, died on a Thursday after a two week stay in a Sioux Falls hospital. He had been in poor health for four years. He was survived by his wife. Funeral services were held on Saturday at the Dondot Chapel by the Rev. Zeno Johnson. Pallbearers were Paul Graum, Tommy Nelson, Charles Ralph, Warren Gerber, Randy Anderson, and Michael Sanders. 
Last Edited24 Nov 2010

Citations

  1. [S26] Social Security Death Index -1996 edition, version 1.30-.
  2. [S18] Obituary,.
  3. [S294] Memorial Card for Hazel C. Bradshaw, includes obituary.
  4. [S107] Minnehaha county marriage record.