Carl Wilhelm E. Gerks1

M, #5523, b. 1 September 1895
     Ahnentafel/Henry 00016.1.5*1.0*2.

     Carl Wilhelm E. Gerks was born on 1 September 1895 at Baraboo, Sauk, Wisconsin, USAB,G.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, USAB,G; Carl is described as tall, medium build, brown eyes, dark hair.2

     Carl Wilhelm E. Gerks appeared on the census of 1920 at Madison, Dane, Wisconsin, USAB,G.3 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, USAB,G.1

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


b.1 September 1895Baraboo, Sauk, Wisconsin, USAB,G,2
occ.5 June 1917a truckman for Lovitt and Co.2
cen.8 January 1920Madison, Dane, Wisconsin, USAB,G,3
occ.8 January 1920an operator for a telephone company3
m.say 1931Chicago, Cook, Illinois, USAB,G,1
d.27 January 1946Monroe, Green, Wisconsin, USAB,G,1


  1. [S29] Unknown subject, FTM output, 10 Oct 2003, updated privately 15 Mar 2005,, Collection of Barbara Zanzig, Bothell, King, Washington, USA, Louisa Amelia Wrase/Wrasse entry.
  2. [S31] "U.S., World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918" , database and images, Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration. Imaged from Family History Library microfilm,, URL 2005, Carl W. E. Gerks, Roll: 1674750, citing Selective Service System. World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 United States.
  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.