Adam Gerhart1

b. circa 1826, d. 29 October 1850
Last Edited=27 Nov 2013
     Adam Gerhart was born circa 1826 at Germany.1 He was the son of Adam Gerhart and Sophia Zimmer.1

Adam Gerhart traveled with Adam Gerhart from Germany in 1834; sailed from Le Havre, France on 4 July 1834; arrived in New York City in August 1834; and settled in Salem Township, Washington County, Ohio Also traveling together were Sophia Zimmer, Jacob Gerhart, Margaret Gerhart and Daniel Gerhart.2

On 4 September 1850 Adam Gerhart was enumerated in the household of Adam Gerhart on the 1850 U. S. census for District No 137 Salem Township, Washington County, Ohio as Adam Gerhart, 24 years old, birthplace of Germany, occupation of Farmer. Also enumerated in the household were Sophia Zimmer, Charlie Gerhart, Caroline Gerhart and Elizabeth Gerhart.1

Adam Gerhart died on 29 October 1850 at Washington County, Ohio.3,4

Adam Gerhart was buried at Highland Ridge Cemetery, Lowell, Washington County, Ohio, FG .3


  1. 1850 U. S. census, Washington County, Ohio, population schedule, District No 137 Salem Township, p. 325 Back (stamped), dwelling 72, family 73, Adam Gerhart; digital image, ( : accessed 12 Feb 2012); citing NARA microfilm publication M432, Roll 738.
  2. Roger O. Young, Washington County, Ohio Immigration & Naturalization Abstracts Volume One 1808-1840 ( Roger O Young, 1985), 16.
  3. Find A Grave, database and images ( 27 Nov 2013), memorial page for Adam Gerhardt 1826-1850, Find A Grave Memorial no. 99284663, Creator:Jill, Photo J Witkowski, accessed 27 Nov 2013, citing Highland Ridge Cemetery, Lowell, Washington County, Ohio.
  4. Grace G. Gibson, "Sophia: German Imigrant," The Tallow Light : Bulletin of the Washington County, Ohio, Historical Society Vol 3 No 2 (Jul-Aug 1968): 47, FHL Book: 977.198 B2t.