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Posted by: Thomas Kerwin (ID *****3248) Date: March 12, 2012 at 08:22:10
In Reply to: 1930 CENSUS CEHCK - HATTIE CATHERINE GERARD by Leon Stebleton of 3839

Iím not related to any member of this family.

1930 is the last available census at this time.

1940 census will be released on April 2, 2012. It will take several months to transcribe all the states.

1930 -
Name: John E Gerard
Gender: Male
Birth Year: abt 1900
Birthplace: Minnesota
Race: White
Home in 1930: Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah
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Marital Status: Married
Father's Birthplace: Minnesota
Mother's Birthplace: Sweden
Occupation: SOLDIER in US ARMY

John also served in WWI

1920 -
Name: John E Gerard
Age: 20
Birth Year: abt 1900
Birthplace: Minnesota
Home in 1920: Camp Dix, Burlington, New Jersey
Race: White
Gender: Male
Marital Status: Single
Father's Birthplace: Minnesota
Mother's Birthplace: Sweden
Able to Read: Yes
Able to Write: Yes

Best guess abt Katherine -
she abandonded John saying Army life is not for me.
she died in child birth

marriage record -
Groom's Name: John E Gerard
Groom's Birth Date: 29 Jun 1899
Groom's Birthplace: Minn
Groom's Age: 30
Bride's Name: Katherine Swedancky
Bride's Birth Date: 30 Mar 1901
Bride's Birthplace: Alabama
Bride's Age: 28
Marriage Date: 08 Nov 1929
Marriage Place: Salt Lake, Salt Lake, Utah
Groom's Father's Name: John Gerard
Groom's Mother's Name: Martha Brinsburg
Bride's Father's Name: Wm Gilley
Bride's Mother's Name: Sarah Stacey
Groom's Race: White
Groom's Marital Status: Single
Groom's Previous Wife's Name:
Bride's Race: White
Bride's Marital Status: Single

Katherine may have been married once before she married John.

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