Gilbert Stanley Pitkin

4 May 1860–16 March 1917 (Age 56)
Ann Arbor, Washtenaw, Michigan, United States

The Life Summary of Gilbert Stanley

When Gilbert Stanley Pitkin was born on 4 May 1860, in Ann Arbor, Washtenaw, Michigan, United States, his father, Edward Powell Pitkin, was 23 and his mother, Julia Ann Gott, was 21. He lived in Michigan, United States in 1870 and Petrolia, Lambton, Ontario, Canada in 1881. He died on 16 March 1917, in London, Middlesex, Canada West, British Colonial America, at the age of 56, and was buried in Petrolia, Lambton, Canada West, British Colonial America.

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Edward Powell Pitkin
Julia Ann Gott
Gilbert Stanley Pitkin
Marie Estelle Pitkin
Edward Chauncy Pitkin
Esther Julia Pitkin
Emily Pitkin
Helen J. Pitkin

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World Events (8)

Age 3
Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1867 · Ontario Founded
Age 7
On July 1, 1867, the province of Ontario was founded. It is the second largest province in Canada. A third of the population of Canada live here. Before it was Ontario it was called Upper Canada and had a Governor.
1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.
Age 16
The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.

Name Meaning

English (Buckinghamshire): variant of Pipkin .History: The Pitkin name was introduced by William Pitkin, a leading lawyer and judge in CT, who migrated from Marylebone, London, to Hartford, CT, in 1660. William was probably the largest landowner on the east side of the Connecticut River, where he owned part of a saw and grist mill.

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

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Sources (7)

  • Gilbert S. Pitkin in household of Leonard B. Vaughn, "Canada Census, 1881"
  • Gilbert Stanley Pitkin, "Ontario Deaths, 1869-1937 and Overseas Deaths, 1939-1947"
  • Gilbert Pitkin in household of John N Gott, "United States Census, 1880"

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