Passport Land - Frederick L
Frederick L Eberhardt (27 Feb 1868, Newark, Essex Co, New Jersey, USA -
1946) was the son of Ulrich Eberhardt and Emeline T _____. Fred
Eberhardt was President and General Manager of
Gould & Eberhardt Inc, Newark, NJ, a family business founded by
Ezra Gould in 1833.
Fred Eberhardt graduated from one of the very first classes at Newark
Technical School, which became New Jersey Institute of Technology
(NJIT). He became President of his father’s
company, Gould & Eberhardt, a Newark-based
manufacturer of gear cutters and shapers, and other high quality
machine tools, and led
the firm’s growth into a major supplier to the auto
industry, as well as to the military during World
War II. He maintained close ties with his alma mater,
joining the Board of Trustees in 1910 and serving
until his death in 1946. He helped to shape the
development of Newark Technical School and spearheaded
its evolution into a full-fledged, degreegranting
engineering school, the Newark College
of Engineering, by 1919.
Eberhardt Hall at NJIT was named in his honour in 1947.
Fred Eberhardt married
Martha Lou Boals (Aug 1874, Illinois - ). She was the daughter of
Manuel H Boals (3 Apr 1833, Sandy Creek, Venango Co, PA - After 1891)
and Juliette Johnson Vaughn (1845, Illinois - ).
In 1910, Fred Eberhardt was a Machinist, living at 17 Hillside
Ave, Newark, with his wife, two children and a nurse.
Frederick L Eberhardt was a President and General Manager, Machine
Factory, living at 17 Hillside Ave, Newark, with his wife, three
children, brother-in-law, Lahne R Boals (32, single, Teacher, Vocal
Music) and a servant.
In 1918, living at 17 Hillside
Ave, Newark. In 1930, they were living at 629 Prospect St, Maplewood, NJ. You can read more about Fred Eberhardt at Wikipedia.
They married in 1894/95 and had children:
- Ruth Boals Eberhardt (Oct 1896, New Jersey - )
- Frederick Gordon Eberhardt (9 May 1898, New Jersey - ). In
1918, he was working for Gould & Eberhardt. In 1929/30, he married
Helen L ____ (1903/04, New Jersey - Feb 1967, Summit, Union Co, NJ). In
1930, Fred G Eberhardt (Sales-Eng, Machinery) and Helen L Eberhardt
were living at 15 Colt Road, Summit, Union Co, NJ.
- Eleanor H Eberhardt (1904, New Jersey - )
His father was Ulrich Eberhardt (4 Dec 1841, Mettlen, Turgau,
Switzerland - 31 Mar 1901, Newark, NJ). He emigrated in 1854. He later
entered into partnership with Ezra Gould (1809-1901), who retired in
1890, and Ulrich Eberhardt acquired complete control of the company,
and was President until his death in 1901. In 1891, Gould &
Eberhardt was at 97-113 NJ RR Ave, Newark. In 1900, he was a Machinist,
living in Newark NJ with his wife, 3 children and a servant.
His mother was Emeline T ______ (Oct 1842, Michigan - Aft 1920). In
1920, Emily T Eberhardt was living with her son-in-law, Clare M Henry
and his family.
They married in 1866/67 and had 7 children (5 alive in 1900):
His grandparents were:
- Frederick L Eberhardt (27 Feb 1868, Newark, Essex Co, New Jersey,
- Ulrich Seth Eberhardt (Feb 1872, New Jersey - 11 Aug 1957,
Bernardsville, Somerset Co, NJ). In 1901, he married Emma W _____
(1880/81, Washington DC - ). In 1930, he was Vice-President &
Treasurer of Gould & Eberhardt. From 1910-57, he lived at 36 Olcott
Ave, Bernardsville, Somerset Co, NJ. They had children: Harrington
Eberhardt (1908/09, New York - ), Paul Eberhardt (1913/14, New Jersey -
), and Ulrich Seth Eberhardt Jr, who married Barbara Knox Britten in
Maplewood NJ on 16 May 1941.
- Emeline or Emma N Eberhardt (1869/70, New Jersey - after 1957).
She married Andrew Craig (1869, Scotland - ). In 1930, they lived at 50
Olcott Ave, Bernardsville, Somerset Co, NJ. In 1957, she lived in
They had children: Phoebe Craig, Donald K Craig, Phoebe H Craig, Abrich
E Craig, Ulrich E Craig, Janet Keith Craig (1904-1987), Andrew Craig,
Jennie K Craig and Frederick E Craig (1909-2002).
- Ermonce V Eberhardt (Jun 1875, New Jersey - ). In Oct 1901, she
married Dr Clare M Henry, a dentist. In 1920, they were living at 28
Olcott Ave, Bernardsville, Somerset Co, NJ. They had two daughters,
Aline E Henry (1902/03, New Jersey - ) and Emeline or Emily T Henry
(1906, New Jersey - ).
- Henry Ezra Eberhardt (27
Jun 1884, Newark, Essex Co, New Jersey, USA - After 1957). He married
Gertrude Louise _____. In 1917, he was living at Chancellor Ave,
Irvington, NJ. They had a son Henry
Ezra Eberhardt Jr (6 Feb 1912, Newark NJ - 11 Apr 2005, NJ), who wrote
a history of Gould & Eberhardt, and three books of family genealogy.
- Ulrich Eberhardt (1808, Switzerland - 1853, New Jersey)
- Susanna Stadler (1815, Buhwil, Switzerland - )
- ? (New Jersey - )
- ? (New Jersey - )
Fred L Eberhardt's American passport was issued on 19 Apr 1926.