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Adam Gerhard (1854)

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Adam Gerhard
Born in New York City, New York County, New York, United Statesmap
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married in Manhattan, New York, New York, United Statesmap
Descendants descendants
Died [date unknown] [location unknown]
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Biography

Adam was born about 1853. He worked as a furniture varnisher, according to the 1880 census, then later as a railroad conductor, according to the 1900 Census.

Research Notes

Both 1900 US Census and 1905 NY State Census show Adam Gerhard's household (1900 US Census: Adam Gerhard, wife Mary [Ann [Wenzler]] Gerhard, son Nicholas M [Melchior] Gerhard, and daughter Lillie [Elizabeth A] Gerhard; 1905 NY State Census: Adam Gerhard, wife Marry [Ann [Wenzler]], son Niclas M [Nicholas Melchior/ Melchior Nicholas] Gerhard, and daughter Lillie [Elizabeth A] Gerhard) and Barbara Freese's household (1900 Us Census: Barbara Freese, son Loftus [O] Freese, and boarder Clara Wenzler; 1905 NY State Census: Barbra Freese, son Cloftus [Loftus] O Freese, and sister Clare [Clara] Wensler [Wenzler]) as separate households with separate heads (Adam Gerhard and Barbara Freese, respectively), but at the same house number: https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:S3HT-642S-84J?i=19&cc=1325221; https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:S3HY-67K9-X3S. Census Records Accessed 5 Aug 2017.

Sources

  • Adam Gerhard (groom) in NY Marriage Record of Adam Gerhard and Mary Wenzler, "New York, New York City Marriage Records, 1829-1940," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:249K-MFD : 20 March 2015), Adam Gerhard and Mary Wenzler, 13 Apr 1873; citing Marriage, Manhattan, New York, New York, United States, New York City Municipal Archives, New York; FHL microfilm 1,561,858. Accessed 4 Aug 2017.
  • Adam Gerhard (head of household) in 1880 US Census, "United States Census, 1880," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MZ6H-VF8 : 12 August 2016), Adam Gerhard, New York, New York, New York, United States; citing enumeration district ED 253, sheet 272C, NARA microfilm publication T9 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), roll 0878; FHL microfilm 1,254,878. Accessed 4 Aug 2017.
  • Adam Gerhard (head of household) in 1900 US Census, "United States Census, 1900," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MSNX-CC6 : accessed 4 August 2017), Adam Gerhard, Borough of Brooklyn, Election District 19 New York City Ward 25, Kings, New York, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 448, sheet 10B, family 195, NARA microfilm publication T623 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1972.); FHL microfilm 1,241,063. Accessed 4 Aug 2017.
  • Adam Gerhard (head of household) in 1905 NY State Census Record, New York State Census, 1905, database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MKSF-WLC : 3 April 2016), Adam Gerhard, Brooklyn, A.D. 16, E.D. 07, Kings, New York; citing p. , line 3, county offices, New York.; FHL microfilm 1,930,270. Accessed 5 Aug 2017.
  • Adam Gerhard (head of household) in 1910 US Census, "United States Census, 1910," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MPBB-CX9 : accessed 4 August 2017), Adam Gerhard, Brooklyn Ward 25, Kings, New York, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 706, sheet 25A, family 605, NARA microfilm publication T624 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1982), roll 974; FHL microfilm 1,374,987. Accessed 4 Aug 2017.
  • Adam Gerhard (father of the groom) in the Michigan Marriage Record of Melchior N. Gerhard and Rose May Crowell, "Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:N3G9-SQY : 4 December 2014), Adam Gerhard in entry for Melchior N. Gerhard and Rose May Crowell, 07 Feb 1914; citing Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, Michigan, v 3 p 250 rn 14286, Department of Vital Records, Lansing; FHL microfilm 2,342,706. Accessed 4 Aug 2017.


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