Lawrence Bruce Gaylord

Male24 September 1865–21 January 1940

Brief Life History of Lawrence Bruce

When Lawrence Bruce Gaylord was born on 24 September 1865, in Packwaukee, Marquette, Wisconsin, United States, his father, William Lawrence Gaylord, was 50 and his mother, Catherine Crawford, was 29. He married Anna Belle Cranor on 22 September 1895, in Fremont, Wyoming, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Moundville, Marquette, Wisconsin, United States in 1880 and Lost Cabin, Fremont, Wyoming, United States in 1900. He died on 21 January 1940, in Lander, Sweetwater, Wyoming, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Mount Hope Cemetery, Lander, Fremont, Wyoming, United States.

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Lawrence Bruce Gaylord
Anna Belle Cranor
Marriage: 22 September 1895
Spencer Cranor Gaylord
Ina Beatrice Gaylord
Joshua Bruce Gaylord
Ora Paul Gaylord
William L. Gaylord
Frederick Roderick Gaylord

Sources (13)

  • Lawrence B Gaylord, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Lawrence Bruce Gaylord, "Wyoming Marriages, 1869-1923"
  • Lawrence B Gaylord, "Find A Grave Index"

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  • Marriage
    22 September 1895Fremont, Wyoming, United States
  • Children (6)

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    World Events (8)

    1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

    Age 1

    The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

    1867 · The First Successful Typewriter is Invented

    Age 2

    A patent was filed on October 11, 1867, on a new direct action typewriter. The patent was filed by Christopher Latham Sholes, Carlos Glidden, and Samuel Soule who had invented the prototype in Milwaukee.


    Age 21

    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

    Name Meaning

    English (southern, of Norman origin): variant of Gaylard altered by folk etymology, from the Old French and Middle English personal name Gaillart, Gallard, Galliard, representing either the ancient Germanic personal name Gailhard (composed of elements meaning ‘powerful, lusty, cheerful’ + ‘hard, firm, resilient, strong’) or Old French gaillard, gaillart ‘vigorous, powerful, strong’. Alternatively, from Middle English gaillard, galiard ‘brave, strong, valiant’, also ‘lively, gay, gaily dressed’.

    Altered form of Gaylard, itself an Anglicized form of French Gaillard , which was brought to England by the Huguenots.

    In some cases also an Americanized form of French Gaillard .

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

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