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Mildred Evelyn Gearhart

F, #1955, b. 1916

Family: Robert Virgil Sherer (b. 1916)

SonJames Arthur Sherer+ (b. 1939)
SonLarry Noel Sherer (b. 1943)
DaughterDarlene Ann Sherer (b. 1946)

Biography

Mildred Evelyn Gearhart was born in 1916. She witnessed the birth of James Arthur Sherer in 1939. She witnessed the birth of Larry Noel Sherer in 1943. She witnessed the birth of Darlene Ann Sherer in 1946.
Mildred Evelyn Gearhart was also known as Mildred Evelyn Sherer.
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Minnie Clara Geiss

F, #1956, b. 1892, d. 1949

Family: Edward C. Zempke (b. 1889, d. 1965)

DaughterRuth Mabel Zempke+ (b. 1916)
DaughterAlice Myrtle Zempke+ (b. 1918)
SonEdward Louis Zempke+ (b. 27 August 1924)

Biography

Minnie Clara Geiss was born in 1892. She witnessed the birth of Ruth Mabel Zempke in 1916. Minnie Clara Geiss witnessed the birth of Alice Myrtle Zempke in 1918. Minnie Clara Geiss witnessed the birth of Edward Louis Zempke on 27 August 1924 Brooklyn,New York,Ohio,USA. She died in 1949, at age ~57.
Minnie Clara Geiss was also known as Minnie Clara Zempke.
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August Ludwig Gerhart

M, #1961, b. 1875, d. 1956

Family: Ollie Frances Sherer (b. 6 June 1882, d. 25 October 1943)

SonClayton Charles Ernest Gerhart+ (b. 3 March 1901, d. 1960)
DaughterEthol May Gerhart+ (b. 17 June 1916, d. 1916)

Biography

August Ludwig Gerhart was born in 1875. He witnessed the birth of Clayton Charles Ernest Gerhart on 3 March 1901. August Ludwig Gerhart witnessed the birth of Ethol May Gerhart on 17 June 1916. He and Ollie Frances Sherer were married on 6 October 1898. He died in 1956, at age ~81. He was buried in Crawford, Ohio, USA.
August Ludwig Gerhart was known as 'Boob'.
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Clayton Charles Ernest Gerhart

M, #1962, b. 3 March 1901, d. 1960

Parents

FatherAugust Ludwig Gerhart (b. 1875, d. 1956)
MotherOllie Frances Sherer (b. 6 June 1882, d. 25 October 1943)

Family: Anne C. Schwein (b. 1909, d. 1992)

SonJames Clayton Gerhart (b. 1947)

Biography

Clayton Charles Ernest Gerhart was born on 3 March 1901. He witnessed the birth of James Clayton Gerhart in 1947. Clayton Charles Ernest Gerhart died in 1960, at age ~59. He was buried in Crawford, Ohio, USA.
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Ethol May Gerhart

F, #1963, b. 17 June 1916, d. 1916

Parents

FatherAugust Ludwig Gerhart (b. 1875, d. 1956)
MotherOllie Frances Sherer (b. 6 June 1882, d. 25 October 1943)

Family:

SonGene Sherer
SonJohn Sherer
DaughterLaria Sherer

Biography

Ethol May Gerhart witnessed the birth of Gene Sherer. She witnessed the birth of John Sherer. She witnessed the birth of Laria Sherer. Ethol May Gerhart was born on 17 June 1916. She died in 1916, at age ~0.
Notes in the Sharp Family Bible kept by Maude Elsie Sherer Sharpstate that Ethol was beautiful. She married a rich man. The wordadopted is also there.
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Benjamin Gigax1

M, #1971, b. 1864, d. 22 October 1870

Parents

FatherFrederick Gigax (b. 1816, d. 6 January 1899)
MotherAnna B. Gilgen (b. 10 May 1821, d. 1 March 1889)

Biography

Benjamin Gigax was born in 1864.1 He died on 22 October 1870, at age ~6, in Zanesville, Muskingum, Ohio, USA.2

This inforamtion is from a chart given by Ruth Hurlbert. The chart is

called th Paternal Family Tree. The word Maternal is crossed out andthe

word Paternal has been added.

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Citations

  1. [S33] "Old Gigax 'Maternal Family Tree' from unknown source that shows the line from Fred & Anna (3 generations)," (MS, About 1930; Muskingum County, Ohio), Carl J. Denbow Personal Files; 17 Coventry Lane, Athens, Athens, Ohio, USA, 45701-3718. Hereinafter cited as "Old Gigax Tree".
  2. [S34] Letter from Jlona Gygax-Sidler (Osteria degil Amici, 6918 Figno, Switzerland) to Carl J. Denbow, 2 Oct 1955..

Charles Jacob Gigax1

M, #1972, b. 1848, d. 1885

Parents

FatherJacob Gygax (d. 9 August 1895)
MotherElizabeth Lüthi (b. 1819, d. 1888)

Family: Wilhelmena Miller (b. about 1848)

SonJacob Clarence Gigax (b. 9 September 1881, d. 1884)

Biography

Charles Jacob Gigax was born in 1848 in Muskingum, Ohio, USA.1,2 He witnessed the birth of Jacob Clarence Gigax on 9 September 1881 in Zanesville, Muskingum, Ohio, USA.1,3 Charles Jacob Gigax and Wilhelmena Miller were married about 1868.4 He died in 1885, at age ~37, in Zanesville, Muskingum, Ohio, USA.1
Charles Jacob Gigax was enumerated on the census of 1850 in Zanesville, Muskingum, Ohio, USA.5
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Citations

  1. [S54] Hargrove and Yinger, "Greenwood Cemetery Inscriptions," Muskingum County Footprints, Vol. 8 (1984). Hereinafter cited as "Greenwood Cemetery".
  2. [S67] Jacob Gygax Jr., 1860 U.S. Census, 700 Pennsylvania Ave.; NW, Washington,, District of Columbia, USA, 20408, NARA.
  3. [S91] FamilySearch.org, online http://familysearch.org, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/X6ZK-K94 Name: Jacob Clarence Gigax Gender: Male Baptism/Christening Date: Baptism/Christening Place: Birth Date: 09 Sep 1881 Birthplace: Zanesville, Muskingum, Ohio Death Date: Name Note: Race: White Father's Name: Charles Gigax Father's Birthplace: Father's Age: Mother's Name: Wilhelmena Miller Mother's Birthplace: Mother's Age: Indexing Project (Batch) Number: C04043-2 System Origin: Ohio-EASy Source Film Number: 847937 Reference Number: v 2 p 94 Collection: Ohio Births and Christenings, 1821-1962. Hereinafter cited as FamilySearch.org.
  4. [S69] , U.S. Census, 700 Pennsylvania Ave.; NW, Washington,, District of Columbia, USA, 20408, NARA.
  5. [S51] Jacob Gygax, 1850 U.S. Census, Zanesville, Line# 15, Dwelling# 2472, Family# 2485, Film# 444710, Image# 00302.

Edith Gigax

F, #1973, b. 1855, d. 1880

Parents

FatherFrederick Gigax (b. 1816, d. 6 January 1899)
MotherAnna B. Gilgen (b. 10 May 1821, d. 1 March 1889)

Biography

Edith Gigax was born in 1855.1 She died in 1880, at age ~25, in Zanesville, Muskingum, Ohio, USA.2
Edith Gigax was baptized on 9 May 1851 in Bleienbach, Launek, Bern, Switzerland.3
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Citations

  1. [S33] "Old Gigax 'Maternal Family Tree' from unknown source that shows the line from Fred & Anna (3 generations)," (MS, About 1930; Muskingum County, Ohio), Carl J. Denbow Personal Files; 17 Coventry Lane, Athens, Athens, Ohio, USA, 45701-3718. Hereinafter cited as "Old Gigax Tree".
  2. [S54] Hargrove and Yinger, "Greenwood Cemetery Inscriptions," Muskingum County Footprints, Vol. 8 (1984). Hereinafter cited as "Greenwood Cemetery".
  3. [S55] Records from the City of Bleienbach, Switzerland, Carl J. Denbow Personal Files, 17 Coventry Lane, Athens, Athens, Ohio, USA, 45701-3718. Hereinafter cited as Bleienbach Records.

Edna Esther Gigax

F, #1974, b. 26 June 1882, d. 16 January 1967

Parents

FatherFrank Gigax (b. 7 April 1856, d. 6 April 1939)
MotherEsther Ardelia Haldeman (b. 6 October 1855, d. 5 May 1936)

Family: Edward Clifford Denbow (b. 23 August 1881, d. 27 June 1960)

SonWillard Clemence Denbow (b. 23 October 1907, d. 23 May 1993)
DaughterEleanor Sarah Denbow (b. 23 March 1909, d. 2003)
SonCarl Herbert Denbow+ (b. 13 December 1911, d. 6 August 1994)
SonRussell Edwin Denbow+ (b. 16 October 1920, d. 7 September 2007)
DaughterCora Ann Denbow+ (b. 18 May 1926, d. 13 March 2011)
Grandma Denbow 1

Biography

Edna Esther Gigax was born on 26 June 1882 in Zanesville, Muskingum, Ohio, USA, Ancestry.com. U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2015. This source gives 26 Jun 1882 as her birth date, which I believe to be correct, several other sources say 26 Jul 1882. Since the former is based on an application that she presumable made herself, I tend to believe it is correct. She witnessed the birth of Willard Clemence Denbow on 23 October 1907 in Woodsfield, Monroe, Ohio, USA. She witnessed the birth of Eleanor Sarah Denbow on 23 March 1909 in Vinton, Ohio, USA.1 Edna Esther Gigax witnessed the birth of Carl Herbert Denbow on 13 December 1911 in East Fultonham, Muskingum, Ohio, USA.2 She witnessed the birth of Russell Edwin Denbow on 16 October 1920 in Ashland, Ashland, Ohio, USA. She witnessed the birth of Cora Ann Denbow on 18 May 1926 in New London, Huron, Ohio, USA.1 Edna Esther Gigax and Edward Clifford Denbow were married on 27 June 1906 in Zanesville, Muskingum, Ohio, USA.3 She died on 16 January 1967, at age 84, in California, USA.2
Edna Esther Gigax was also known as Edna Esther Denbow.2
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Citations

  1. [S30] "Family Group Sheet filled out by immediate family member with information about their contemporary family". Hereinafter cited as "Contemporary FGS".
  2. [S1] Carl Jón Denbow has firsthand or very reliable second hand knowledge of this personal information or event.
  3. [S193] MC: Edna Gigax-Edward Denbow from Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013, database with images, FamilySearch, Carl J. Denbow Personal Files, 17 Coventry Lane, Athens, Athens, Ohio, USA, 45701-3718. Hereinafter cited as MC: Edna Gigax-Edward Denbow.

Edward Gigax

M, #1975, b. 1848

Parents

FatherFrederick Gigax (b. 1816, d. 6 January 1899)
MotherAnna B. Gilgen (b. 10 May 1821, d. 1 March 1889)

Biography

Edward Gigax was born in 1848 in Bleienbach, Launek, Bern, Switzerland.1
Edward Gigax was baptized on 15 April 1848 in Bleienbach, Launek, Bern, Switzerland.2
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Citations

  1. [S33] "Old Gigax 'Maternal Family Tree' from unknown source that shows the line from Fred & Anna (3 generations)," (MS, About 1930; Muskingum County, Ohio), Carl J. Denbow Personal Files; 17 Coventry Lane, Athens, Athens, Ohio, USA, 45701-3718. Hereinafter cited as "Old Gigax Tree".
  2. [S55] Records from the City of Bleienbach, Switzerland, Carl J. Denbow Personal Files, 17 Coventry Lane, Athens, Athens, Ohio, USA, 45701-3718. Hereinafter cited as Bleienbach Records.