Louis Gould Wellington

24 August 1876–4 June 1949 (Age 72)
Hillsdale, Michigan, United States

The Life Summary of Louis Gould

When Louis Gould Wellington was born on 24 August 1876, in Hillsdale, Michigan, United States, his father, John Wellington, was 31 and his mother, Adelia Cordelia Tyler, was 26. He married Helen Mary Bock in 1903, in Minnesota, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Pine River Township, Cass, Minnesota, United States in 1905 and Spokane City, Spokane, Washington, United States in 1940. He died on 4 June 1949, in Spokane, Spokane, Washington, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Louis Gould Wellington
Helen Mary Bock
Marriage: 1903
George John Wellington
Fredrick Arthur Wellington
Mary Wellington
Floyd L. Wellington
Helen Lucille Wellington
Gertrude Edith Wellington
Elden L. Wellington
Merle Allen Wellington

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1903Minnesota, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
    Age 5
    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 World's First Skyscraper
    Age 9
    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.
    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
    Age 20
    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from any of the three places named Wellington, in Herefordshire, Shropshire, and Somerset. All are most probably named with an unattested Old English personal name Wēola + -ing- (implying association with) + tūn ‘settlement’.

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

    Story Highlight

    Says Husband No Provider

    COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho, June 20. __Helen M. Wellington filed complaint in district court today against Louis G. Wellington, alleging failure to provide. She asks absolute divorce and custody of five chi …

    Sources (26)

    • Louis G Wellington, "United States Census, 1930"
    • Louis G Wellington, "United States Census, 1920"
    • Louis Wellington in household of John Wellington, "United States Census, 1900"

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