Pearl Losett Wolcott

Female22 August 1888–11 July 1984

Brief Life History of Pearl Losett

When Pearl Losett Wolcott was born on 22 August 1888, in Warren, Jo Daviess, Illinois, United States, her father, Charles Marion Wolcott, was 25 and her mother, Mary Lucilla Moll, was 18. She married Dolphus Leora Gaskins on 10 March 1911, in Ainsworth, Brown, Nebraska, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Brown, Nebraska, United States in 1935 and Lakeland Election Precinct, Brown, Nebraska, United States in 1940. She died on 11 July 1984, in Ainsworth, Brown, Nebraska, United States, at the age of 95, and was buried in Ainsworth, Brown, Nebraska, United States.

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Family Time Line

Dolphus Leora Gaskins
Pearl Losett Wolcott
Marriage: 10 March 1911
Charlotte Hope Gaskins
Robert Wolcott Gaskins
Orville Alden Gaskin
Carroll Oliver Gaskins
Ilda or Ida Marie Gaskin
Ella M Gaskins
Milo Marion Gaskins
Harley Allen Gaskin
Harley Allan Gaskins

Sources (15)

  • Perl Walcott in household of Charles Walcott, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Pearl L Walcott, "Nebraska Marriages, 1855-1995"
  • Pearl Losetta Gaskins, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    10 March 1911Ainsworth, Brown, Nebraska, United States
  • Children (9)

    +4 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (6)

    +1 More Child

    World Events (8)

    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

    Age 2

    This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

    1892 · The Chicago Canal

    Age 4

    The Chicago River Canal was built as a sewage treatment scheme to help the city's drinking water not to get contaminated. While the Canal was being constructed the Chicago River's flow was reversed so it could be treated before draining back out into Lake Michigan.

    1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

    Age 25

    The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

    Name Meaning

    English (Devon and Surrey): habitational name from Wollacott in Thrushelton (Devon), named from the Old English personal name Wulfnōth + cot ‘cottage, hut, shelter’. This form of the surname is now rare in Britain.

    History: Henry Wolcott (1578–1655), clothier, came from Tolland, Somerset, England, and settled in Windsor, CT, in 1636. His grandson Roger (1679–1767) was colonial governor of CT; his great-grandson Oliver (1726–1797) was a signer of the Declaration of Independence.

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

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