Gertrude R. Herron

21 September 1903–22 December 1990 (Age 87)
Eau Claire, Eau Claire, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Gertrude R.

When Gertrude R. Herron was born on 21 September 1903, in Eau Claire, Eau Claire, Wisconsin, United States, her father, William Herron, was 36 and her mother, Susan Klaes, was 27. She married Howard Darwin Gorton on 24 November 1922, in Eau Claire, Eau Claire, Wisconsin, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Eau Claire, Wisconsin, United States in 1903. She died on 22 December 1990, in Eau Claire, Eau Claire, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Eau Claire, Eau Claire, Wisconsin, United States.

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Family Time Line

Howard Darwin Gorton
1904–1972
Gertrude R. Herron
1903–1990
Marriage: 24 November 1922
Robert Gorton
1923–2010
Kenneth Gorton
1925–1989

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
24 November 1922
Eau Claire, Eau Claire, Wisconsin, United States
children

(2)

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(3)

World Events (8)

1904

Age 1

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1907 · Law Passed for Child Employment

Age 4

The maximum hours for children to work were set to 55 per week.
1927

Age 24

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

1 English: variant spelling of Heron .2 Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hEaráin ‘descendant of Earán’, a personal name from a diminutive of earadh ‘fear’, ‘dread’, ‘distrust’.3 Spanish (Herrón): unexplained.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Gertrude R Herron in household of Willis E Herron, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Gertrude Herron in household of Willis E Herron, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Gertrude Herron in household of Wm E Herron, "Wisconsin State Census, 1905"

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