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Gehrke Personal Papers


Title: Gehrke Personal Papers

Span Dates: 1133-1982

Bulk Dates: 1781-1977

Accession Number: 2012-30

Creator: Gehrke, Velma O.

Extent: 10 scanned manuscript pdf files

Language: English

Repository: Digital Manuscript Collections, Genealogical Forum of Oregon Library, Portland, Oregon

Abstract: Genealogical research as donated by Velma O. Gehrke. Includes 10 folders containing family group sheets, biographical sketches, correspondence, research notes and copies of newspaper clippings. The research spans several generations and follows the families from Ireland to New England and into various Midwestern and Western states. The primary surnames include Sexton/Saxton, Bird, Garner, Floch, Davis, Bryant, and Rawson.