|Birth: ||1838, Germany|
|Death: ||Feb. 2, 1883|
D. at 45 years.
This would appear to be the Frank Gephart (sic) enumerated in the 1870 census at age 32, born in Bavaria, a saloonkeeper in Dowagiac. His wife was Mary (Cook), 28, b. in Bavaria. No children.
The 1880 census has Frank Gephardt (sic) at 42, "keeps saloon", with wife Mary F., and children Gertie,9; Katie, 5; Frank, 2.
Their son Frank N. or W., b. Sept. 7, 1877, married Beverly "Bevvie" Pray, b. June,1881, daughter of Horace and Ann Jane Johnson/Johnston/Johnstone. He died October 9, 1921 at Dowagiac. His death record shows his parents as Frank Gebhard and Maria Cook. Bevvie died Sept. 16, 1937, at Benton Harbor, Berrien Co., MI. (This Frank and wife Bevvie have yet to be located,)
1910 shows Frank age 32, married 12 years, Bevvie age 28, sons Gale T., 11 and Jack, 3.
Thornton Gale Gebhard was born May 28, 1898, in Cass Co., Michigan and died Oct. 21, 1946, at Los Angeles, CA. His death certificate states his mother's maiden name was Pray. He married Hazel ____.
Jack was born April 30, 1907 in Cass Co.,MI, and died Jan. 12, 1984 at Yakima City, WA. He married Mabel ____.
Gertrude Gebhard (1870 - 1887)*
Created by: Kent Gebhard
Record added: Feb 15, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 65665001
Added: May. 2, 2013