Nellie Mildred Gilmore

Female29 August 1896–24 June 1983

Brief Life History of Nellie Mildred

When Nellie Mildred Gilmore was born on 29 August 1896, in Jasper, Bainbridge Township, Dubois, Indiana, United States, her father, Charles Welch Gilmore, was 41 and her mother, Mary Maria Hurley, was 35. She married William Edward Longstreth on 7 January 1913, in Rensselaer, Marion Township, Jasper, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Union Township, Jasper, Indiana, United States in 1920 and Wheatfield Township, Jasper, Indiana, United States in 1940. She died on 24 June 1983, in Jasper, Indiana, United States, at the age of 86.

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Family Time Line

William Edward Longstreth
Nellie Mildred Gilmore
Marriage: 7 January 1913
Carl Longstreth
Leon Longstreth
Martha Ruth Longstreth
Lois Jane Longstreth
James Edward Longstreth
William Harry Longstreth
Rosemary Lea Longstreth

Sources (11)

  • Nellie Longstreth in household of Edward Longstreth, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Nellie Gilmore in entry for Kenneth Hunter, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2019"
  • Nellie M Gilmore in household of Cyrus W Duvall, "United States Census, 1910"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    7 January 1913Rensselaer, Marion Township, Jasper, Indiana, United States
  • Children (7)

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    Siblings (5)

    World Events (8)

    1898 · War with the Spanish

    Age 2

    After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

    1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded

    Age 10

    The town of Gary, Indiana, was founded by the United States Steel Corporation in 1906. The Gary Works steel mill was the largest integrated mill in North America. The city of Gary was named after Elbert Henry Gary who was the founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and American lawyer and county judge. Gary partnered with J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab to found the United States Steel Corporation.

    1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

    Age 23

    The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish and Irish (Ulster and Galway): shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Gille Mhoire (Scots), Mac Giolla Mhuire (Irish), patronymics from personal names meaning ‘servant (i.e. devotee) of (the Virgin) Mary’.

    Irish: in Sligo, shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Giolla Mhir ‘son of the spirited lad’.

    English: habitational name from Gillamoor in Rydale (North Yorkshire), from Old English Gedling (‘place called after Gētla’, from the Old English personal name Gētla + the connective particle -ing) + mōr ‘moor’.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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