9 November 1894–1 September 1990 (Age 95)
Shelby, Illinois, United States
When Gertrude Anna Welton was born on 9 November 1894, in Shelby, Illinois, United States, her father, Cornelius Syril Welton, was 34 and her mother, Mary Jane Wade, was 35. She married Carl A. Harper on 18 February 1915, in Louisville, Clay, Illinois, United States. She lived in Holland Township, Shelby, Illinois, United States in 1910 and Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States in 1930. She died on 1 September 1990, in Shelbyville, Shelby, Illinois, United States, at the age of 95, and was buried in Glenwood Cemetery, Shelbyville, Shelby, Illinois, United States.
Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.
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