Vera Isabel Gatliff

Female14 July 1903–27 May 1992

Brief Life History of Vera Isabel

When Vera Isabel Gatliff was born on 14 July 1903, in McLean, Illinois, United States, her father, Benjamin Lankford Gatliff, was 31 and her mother, Martha Ellen Michael, was 19. She lived in Union Township, Montgomery, Indiana, United States in 1910. She died on 27 May 1992, in Marion, Indiana, United States, at the age of 88.

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Harry N Thomas
1905–1988
Vera Isabel Gatliff
1903–1992

Sources (5)

  • Vera Gatliff in household of Benj L Gatliff, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Vera Gatliff in entry for Harry Thomas, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2019"
  • Vera Gatliff in household of Benj L Gatliff, "United States Census, 1920"

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World Events (8)

1904

Age 1

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.

1910 · Boy Scouts of America

Age 7

When W. D. Boyce was visiting London, he encountered a boy that helped him find his destination. The boy refused the tip that Boyce offered to him and told him that he was just doing his daily good turn. Being inspired, Boyce incorporated the Boy Scouts of America to help teach young men how to have an attitude of service always. Since its foundation, The Boy Scouts of America has become one of the largest Scouting organizations in the United States. Around 110 million people have been participants at some time in their life. The BSA was established to help young people make better choices in life and showing selflessness by serving the community.

1927

Age 24

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

English (Lancashire): variant of Gatecliff, a habitational name for someone from Gatley in Greater Manchester (formerly in Cheshire), from Old English gāt ‘goat’ + clif ‘cliff, bank’.

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

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