Pearl Losett Wolcott

22 August 1888–11 July 1984 (Age 95)
Warren, Jo Daviess, Illinois, United States

The Life 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 5 sons and 2 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
Ida Marie Gaskin
Milo Marion Gaskins
Harley Allen Gaskin

Spouse and Children

10 March 1911
Ainsworth, Brown, Nebraska, United States


+2 More Children

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+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: habitational name for someone from Woolcot in Somerset, possibly so named from Middle English wolle ‘spring’, ‘stream’ + cot ‘cottage’, ‘shelter’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Perl Walcott in household of Charles Walcott, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Pearl L Gaskins in household of Dolphus L Gaskins, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Pearl L Geskin in household of Adolph L Geskin, "United States Census, 1930"

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