Gertrude Charlotta Langton

10 July 1879–8 September 1966 (Age 87)
West Flamborough, Wentworth, Ontario, Canada

The Life of Gertrude Charlotta

When Gertrude Charlotta Langton was born on 10 July 1879, in West Flamborough, Wentworth, Ontario, Canada, her father, Thomas Langton, was 25 and her mother, Rachel Maclaren, was 28. She married Nile Franklin Bowers on 5 March 1915, in Los Angeles, California, United States. She lived in Halton, Ontario, Canada in 1901 and Toronto, Ontario, Canada in 1911. She died on 8 September 1966, in Inglewood, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 87.

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Nile Franklin Bowers
Gertrude Charlotta Langton
Marriage: 5 March 1915

Spouse and Children

5 March 1915
Los Angeles, California, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Thomas Langton


    Rachel Maclaren





    Nellie Mabel Langtin


    Alice Eugene Burton Langton


World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 2

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.
1883 · Mining Boom

Age 4

In 1883, there was a mining boom in Northern Ontario when mineral deposits were found near Sudbury. Thomas Flanagan was the blacksmith for the Canadian Pacific Railway that noticed the deposits in the river.
1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 23

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of numerous places so called from Old English lang ‘long’ + tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’. (Langton in County Durham, however, has the same etymology as Langdon ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Gertrude C Langton in household of Thomas Langton, "Canada Census, 1901"
  • Gertrude C. Bowers, "California Deaths and Burials, 1776-2000"
  • Gertrude C Bowers in entry for Nile Franklin Bowers, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"

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