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Frederick William Gearhart
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Birth: Apr. 12, 1841, Germany
Death: Oct. 8, 1907
Altoona
Blair County
Pennsylvania, USA

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Fredeick William Gearhart
Was born Baden Germany April 12 1841 He came to Americia with his parents George and Catherine Gearhart locating on a farm in Carson Valley.
Later he apprenticed the trade of Cabinet Making at Newry whe he learned the trade. For a peorid of 43 years he was employed at the work in the Pennsylvania railroad shops in this city being retired one year ago.
He was a resident of this city for the past 42 years.

Mr Geahart saw some hard service during the civil war. For three months of the war he was a member of the construction corps and for a period of nine months he was a member of Co D One Hundred and Twenty Fifth Pennsylvania Vol. Among the Battles which he served was Antietam and Chancellorsville

He was a member of the Fred G Ward Post no 468 of this city and at the time of his death and for many years previous he was chaplin of the post. He at one time was commander of this post. He is one of the best known Grand Army men in this part of this state and a large number of boys in Blue all parts of this country were included among his friend.

Mr Gearhart was twice married his first wife whos name was Miss Martha Ferguson died ten years ago three children survive to this reunion. Harry A, Mrs Ida Hooper,and Mrs. H.A. Morrow. The second Mrs Gearhart Survives.

Altoona Mirror October 8, 1907

 
 
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 Spouse:
  Martha E Gearhart (1841 - 1897)
 
 Children:
  Albert C Gearhart (1872 - 1874)*
  Dessie C Gearhart (1878 - 1891)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Fairview Cemetery
Altoona
Blair County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
Created by: annie
Record added: Oct 09, 2009
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Frederick William Gearhart
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