Gennetta Rebecca DeLay

16 December 1888–21 February 1960 (Age 71)
Kansas, United States

The Life of Gennetta Rebecca

When Gennetta Rebecca DeLay was born on 16 December 1888, in Kansas, United States, her father, Samuel Allen Delay, was 37 and her mother, Margaret Elizabeth Hester, was 19. She had at least 2 sons with George Washington VanGilder. She lived in Payne, Union, Arkansas Territory, United States in 1900. She died on 21 February 1960, in Cushing, Payne, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 71.

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George Washington VanGilder
Gennetta Rebecca DeLay
Harold Van Gilder
Arick Van Gilder

Spouse and Children



    Harold Van Gilder


    Arick Van Gilder


Parents and Siblings

    Samuel Allen Delay


    Margaret Elizabeth Hester




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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 2

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1890 · Woman's Suffrage

Age 2

An organization formed in favor of women's suffrages. By combining the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association, the NAWSA eventually increased in membership up to two million people. It is still one of the largest voluntary organizations in the nation today and held a major role in passing the Nineteenth Amendment.

Age 19

Oklahoma is the 46th state.

Name Meaning

1 Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Duinnshléibhe ‘descendant of Donn Sleibhe’ ( see Dunleavy ).2 Altered spelling of Delaye, habitational name denoting someone from Lay (Loire), or from Laye (Hautes-Alpes, Eure, Loire, etc.).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Janette R Cardin in household of Wm E Cardin, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Jeannette R Cardin in household of William E Cardin, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Gennetta R Delay in household of Samuel A Delay, "United States Census, 1900"

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