Nellie Mildred Gilmore

29 August 1896–24 June 1983 (Age 86)
Jasper, Dubois, Indiana, United States

The Life of Nellie Mildred

When Nellie Mildred Gilmore was born on 29 August 1896, in Jasper, 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, 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 Longstreth
William Harry Longstreth
Rosemary Longstreth

Spouse and Children

7 January 1913
Rensselaer, Jasper, Indiana, United States


    Carl Longstreth


    Leon Longstreth


    Martha Ruth Longstreth


    Lois Jane Longstreth


    James Longstreth


+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Charles Welch Gilmore





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 The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.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

1 Scottish and Irish (Ulster): reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Gille Mhoire (Scots), Mac Giolla Mhuire (Irish), patronymics from personal names meaning ‘servant of (the Virgin) Mary’.2 Irish: in Armagh, reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Giolla Mhura ‘servant of St. Mura (of Fahan, Donegal)’ or, in Sligo, of Mac Giolla Mhir ‘son of the spirited lad’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Nellie Longstreth in household of Edward Longstreth, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Nellie M Gilmore in household of Cyrus W Duvall, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Nellie Longstreth in household of William E Longstreth, "United States Census, 1940"

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