Photograph of the Gerdes Family.
Back row, left to right: John Henry Gerdes (1890-1978), Katherine Gerdes Ellis (1887-1965), Herman John Gerdes (1893-1978), Christian William Gerdes (1895-1927); Front row, left to right: Henry(1861-1940), Mary (Mamie) Gerdes (1898-1993), Katherine Borneman Gerdes (1862-1942). Mr. Gerdes was a retail grocer in Wilmington, NC for many years. The family lived at 522 S. 5th Avenue. All of the family is buried at Oakdale Cemetery.
Marie Rehder Gerdes Collection
Given to the New Hanover County Public Library by Catherine Marie Gerdes in 2006
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