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Jakob Gerber
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Birth: Jun. 19, 1822
Bern, Switzerland
Death: Aug. 22, 1879
Erie County
New York, USA

Jakob and his wife Susanna and their children arrived in the United States Nov 4, 1867. They settled in Buffalo, New York. In the mid-1870's several of their children including William, Bernard and Frederick died from scarlet fever, their burial place is not known. Jakob and Susanna died in 1879 and 1875, leaving the older children to raise the younger ones.

Saturday, August 23, 1879
Buffalo NY Daily Courier
About a quarter after six o'clock yesterday morning a German named Jacob Gerber, while going to his work, was suddenly seized with hemorrhage at the comer of William and Pratt streets, and falling to the sidewalk died in a few minutes. The hemorrhage was, caused by the rapturing of a blood vessel. Coroner Almendinger, on being notified, caused the body to be removed to the late home of the deceased, No. 255 Watson Street. Gerber was a widower fifty four years of age and leaves five children.

Family links: 
  Susanne Glatz Gerber (1830 - 1875)*
  Maria Gerber Klink (1850 - 1906)*
  Magdalene Gerber Glebe (1852 - 1941)*
  Jacob Gerber (1855 - 1882)*
  John Jacob Gerber (1859 - 1933)*
  Christian Gerber (1861 - 1904)*
  Elizabeth Gerber Kahler (1864 - 1945)*
  Edward Gerber (1872 - 1946)*
*Calculated relationship
Note: St. Stephen's Church Section, Section C, Lot 6 - Grave 2, no headstone)
Concordia Cemetery
Erie County
New York, USA
Created by: Marnie Hawks Thompson
Record added: Mar 06, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 106269036
Jakob Gerber
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