Carl Wilhelm E. Gerks1

M, #5523, b. 1 September 1895
     Ahnentafel/Henry number 00016.1.5*1.0*2.
     Carl Wilhelm E. Gerks was born on 1 September 1895 at Baraboo, Sauk, Wisconsin, USA.2 He was a truckman for Lovitt and Co. on 5 June 1917.2
     Carl Wilhelm E. Gerks was registered for the draft on 5 June 1917 at Madison, Dane, Wisconsin, USA; Carl is described as tall, medium build, brown eyes, dark hair.2 He was an operator for a telephone company on 8 January 1920.3

     Carl Wilhelm E. Gerks married Louise Emilie Auguste Wrasse, daughter of Johann Friedrich Siegfried Wrasse and Hanne Henriette Emilie Krueger, say 1931 at Chicago, Cook, Illinois, USA.1

Carl Wilhelm E. Gerks was widowed on 27 January 1946 at age 50.1


cen.8 January 1920Madison, Dane, Wisconsin, USA3


  1. [S29] Unknown subject, FTM output, 10 Oct 2003, updated privately 15 Mar 2005,, Collection of Barbara Zanzig, Kirkland, King, Washington, USA, Louisa Amelia Wrase/Wrasse entry.
  2. [S31] Nat'l Archives and Records Administration, U.S., World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, online, World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 U.S., 2002, Carl W. E. Gerks, Roll: 1674750.
  3. [S198] 1920 US Census, Wisconsin, Dane Co., Roll T625_1981,, unknown repository address, Jennie Carden, 1940 Railroad St., 2nd precinct, Madison, 52, 7B (0737) (Anc. image 14/32), 135, 164.