Curtis Elmer Gaskin

12 July 1878–8 May 1948 (Age 69)
Leroy, Winfield Township, Lake, Indiana, United States

The Life of Curtis Elmer

When Curtis Elmer Gaskin was born on 12 July 1878, in Leroy, Winfield Township, Lake, Indiana, United States, his father, Jacob Nelson Gaskins, was 29 and his mother, Sarah Artimus Miller, was 23. He married Blanche Tryon in September 1904, in Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Prairieton Township, Christian, Illinois, United States in 1900. He died on 8 May 1948, in East Stanwood, Snohomish, Washington, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Seattle, King, Washington, United States.

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Curtis Elmer Gaskin
Blanche Tryon
Marriage: September 1904
Knowal C. Gaskin
Mrs Gloria Golden De Witt

Spouse and Children

September 1904
Indiana, United States



    Mrs Gloria Golden De Witt


Parents and Siblings

    Jacob Nelson Gaskins


    Sarah Artimus Miller




+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 3

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1885 · The First Skyscraper

Age 7

The Home Insurance Building is considered to be the first skyscraper in the world. It was supported both inside and outside by steel and metal that were deemed fireproof and also it was reinforced with concrete. It originally had ten stories but in 1891 two more were added.
1897 · Seattle Grows Quickly

Age 19

The Klondike gold rush started in 1896 in Canada, but by 1897 as miners started moving and following the gold it caused for Seattle to rapidly grow as more miners joined the search for gold.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Gascon .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Curtis E Gaskins in household of Jacob M Gaskins, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Curtis E Gaskins in household of Jacob N Gaskins, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Curtis E Gaskin, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"

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