William Gerhart1

b. circa 1854
Last Edited=19 Nov 2013
     William Gerhart was born circa 1854 at Ohio.1 He was the son of Jacob Gerhart and Catharine Zimmer.1

On 12 July 1860 William Gerhart was enumerated in the household of Jacob Gerhart on the 1860 U. S. census for Lowell and Marietta Post Office, Fearing Township, Washington County, Ohio as William Gerhart, 6 years old, birthplace of Ohio. Attended school within the year. Also enumerated in the household were Catharine Zimmer, John Gerhart, Jacob Gerhart, Charels Gerhart, Daniel Gerhart, Henry Gerhart, Christoph Gerhart and Sara C E Gerhart.1

The The Chicago City Directory for 1889 listed William Gerhart as a clerk at 258 Madison living at 636 W Harrisson, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois Also listed were Herman Gerhart Edward Gerhart.2


  1. 1860 U. S. census, Washington County, Ohio, population schedule, Fearing Township, Lowell and Marietta Post Office, p. 36 (written), dwelling 241, family 255, Jacob Gerhart; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com/ : accessed 19 Nov 2013).
  2. R. R. Donnelley & Sons Chicago Directory 1889 (Chicago: R. R. Donnelley & Sons, 1889); database and images "U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989," Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com/ : accessed 20 Nov 2013), path: Illinois-> Chicago -> 1889-> Chicago Illinois-, City Directory, 1918 -> Images 614.