Eliza Gertrude Mears

26 January 1876–
Leicester, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Eliza Gertrude

When Eliza Gertrude Mears was born on 26 January 1876, in Leicester, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States, her father, George E Mayers, was 26 and her mother, Jennie Belle Jordon, was 25. She married Charles Nystrom on 22 June 1904, in Worcester, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Worcester, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States for about 10 years.

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Charles Nystrom
Eliza Gertrude Mears
Marriage: 22 June 1904
Charles E.W. Nystrom
Grace Nystrom

Spouse and Children

22 June 1904
Worcester, Massachusetts, United States


    Charles E.W. Nystrom


    Grace Nystrom


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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.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 6

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 31

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.

Name Meaning

English:1. topographic name for someone who lived by a pond, Old English mere. 2. topographic name for someone who lived near a boundary, Old English (ge)mǣre.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Elvira Nystrom in household of Charles E Nystrom, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Elvira Nystrom in household of Charles Nystrom, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Elvira G. Myers in entry for Charles E. W. Nystrom, "Massachusetts Deaths, 1841-1915"

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