Gertrude Mae Terry

15 November 1890–14 March 1960 (Age 69)
Casey, Kentucky, United States

The Life Summary of Gertrude Mae

When Gertrude Mae Terry was born on 15 November 1890, in Casey, Kentucky, United States, her father, James William Terry, was 28 and her mother, Nancy Jane Collins, was 22. She married Thomas Lee Terry on 29 August 1914, in Putnam, Indiana, United States. She lived in Franklin Township, Putnam, Indiana, United States in 1910 and Roachdale, Jackson Township, Putnam, Indiana, United States in 1914. She died on 14 March 1960, in Fairland, Brandywine Township, Shelby, Indiana, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in London Cemetery, London, Moral Township, Shelby, Indiana, United States.

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Albert Lee Suits
Gertrude Mae Terry
Marriage: after 28 February 1952

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  • Marriage
    after 28 February 1952
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    World Events (8)

    1892 · The Radio is invented
    Age 2
    Kentucky native Nathan Stubblefield invented the radio in 1892
    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
    Age 6
    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
    1909 · The NAACP is formed
    Age 19
    Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

    Name Meaning

    English and Irish: from the Norman personal name T(h)erry (Old French Thierri), a short form of Theodoric, which is composed of the ancient Germanic elements theud ‘people, race’ + rīc ‘power(ful), rich’. Theodoric was the name of the Ostrogothic leader (c. 454–526) who invaded Italy in 488 and established his capital at Ravenna in 493. His name was sometimes taken as a derivative of Greek Theodōros (see Theodore ). An Anglo-Norman family of this name has been in County Cork, Ireland, since the 13th century.Irish: sometimes an Anglicized (‘translated’) form of Gaelic Mac Toirdhealbhaigh (see Turley ).

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

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    Sources (8)

    • Gertrude M Terry in household of Thomas L Terry, "United States Census, 1940"
    • Gertrude Mae Terry, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"
    • Gertrude M Terry in entry for Thomas Lee Terry, "United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942"

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