Frederick George Kerbs Frederick or “Fred” was born on 12 October 1863in Germany.
Fred George and Henry Kerbs came over on a cattle boat from Germany.Family legend has Fred jumping onto a boat at the docks without notifying any family and then disappearing to Canada and then the US for two years.His family thought that he had been kidnapped or killed.After two years he returned, knocked on the door and his mother opened the door to the son she thought long dead.Fred then talked his brother into returning with him to America.
Fred Kerbs married Katie Grusch(See Katie (Grusch) Kerbs) in 1899 in Shawnee, Kansas.They were both from Germany.
Fred and Katie’s first born child died at 19 months old.The child’s sex and name are unknown.They had a Katie (See Katie Kerbs), Mary (See Mary (Kerbs) Griggs), Lydia Lena (See Lydia Lena (Kerbs) Waite), Hannah S. (See Hannah S. (Kerbs) Pache), Daniel Herald (See Daniel Herald Kerbs), Fred Ray (See Fred Ray Kerbs), Eva (See Eva Kerbs), and David Lawrence (See David Lawrence Kerbs).
Fred died in 1946 in Englewood, Los Angelos, California.