GERLOCK, FRANK G., senior member of the firm of Gerlock & Lutz, dealers in stone, lime, cement, plaster, etc., was born in Huntingdon, Huntingdon county, Pa., January 12, 1855. He is a son of Frank and Elizabeth (Stange) Gerlock, both natives of Germany, who settled in Huntingdon at an early day where his mother still resides. His father was a blacksmith by trade and was engaged in this business at Huntingdon from an early period. His parents had a family of eight children, four of whom are living: Frank G.; Louisa, wife of Richard L. Lutz; Edward, residing in Huntingdon; and Harry W., also residing in Huntingdon.
Frank G. Gerlock received his education in Huntingdon. When seventeen years old he removed to Harrisburg, where he learned the trade of machinist. He followed this occupation for more than twelve years. Mr. Gerlock was a member of the police force for two years. He was water inspector for over three years. In August, 1890, in connection with Richard L. Lutz, he engaged in his present business. He was married in Hummelstown, Dauphin county, Pa., December 5, 1875, to Anna E. Manley, a daughter of Solomon and Barbara (Brubaker) Manley, of Harrisburg. The children born to this union are: James Alfred, Charles Elmer and Mabel Elizabeth. Mr. Gerlock is a member of Dauphin Castle, No. 200, K. of G. E.; of Union Temple No. 40, L. of G. E., and Conclave No. 150, I. O. H.
Historical Review of Dauphin County
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Date of Transcription: 16 Feb 2001
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