Gertrude Olive "Gertie" Russell

17 December 1892–17 April 1988 (Age 95)
Sweet Home, Linn, Oregon, United States

The Life of Gertrude Olive "Gertie"

When Gertrude Olive "Gertie" Russell was born on 17 December 1892, in Sweet Home, Linn, Oregon, United States, her father, Oliver Henry Russell, was 34 and her mother, Grace Langdon, was 22. She married Emmett Eber Arrell on 21 December 1910, in Linn, Oregon, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Coquille, Coos, Oregon, United States in 1930 and Election Precinct 38 Coquille North, Coos, Oregon, United States in 1940. She died on 17 April 1988, in Brookings, Curry, Oregon, United States, at the age of 95, and was buried in Coos Bay, Coos, Oregon, United States.

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Family Time Line

Emmett Eber Arrell
1889–1936
Gertrude Olive "Gertie" Russell
1892–1988
Marriage: 21 December 1910
Ursula E Arrell
1913–2004
Kenneth Russell Arrell
1915–2008
Frances Arrell
1918–2004
Virgil H. Arrell
1920–2002

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
21 December 1910
Linn, Oregon, United States
children

(4)

    Ursula E Arrell

    Female1913–2004Female

    Male1915–2008Male

    Frances Arrell

    Male1918–2004Male

    Virgil H. Arrell

    Male1920–2002Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(3)

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1908

Age 16

Historical Boundaries - 1908: Curry, Oregon, United States
1917

Age 25

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

Name Meaning

1 English, Scottish, and Irish: from Rousel, a common Anglo-Norman French nickname for someone with red hair, a diminutive of Rouse with the hypocoristic suffix -el.2 Americanized spelling of German Rüssel, from a pet form of any of the various personal names formed with the Old High German element hrōd ‘renown’.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Gertie Henderson in household of Thomas Henderson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Gertrude Russell in household of Oliver H Russell, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Gertrude Russel in household of Oliver H Russel, "United States Census, 1900"

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