Gertrude A. Cavenaugh

7 May 1898–March 1977 (Age 78)
Philadelphia Monthly Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Gertrude A.

When Gertrude A. Cavenaugh was born on 7 May 1898, in Philadelphia Monthly Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, John James Cavenaugh, was 35 and her mother, Elizabeth Reitheimer, was 32. She married Joseph Aloysius Wickert on 27 October 1926, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. She died in March 1977, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 78.

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Joseph Aloysius Wickert
Gertrude A. Cavenaugh
Marriage: 27 October 1926

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27 October 1926
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

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World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 2

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 7

The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 21

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

Name Meaning

Variant of Irish Kavanagh .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Gertrude Wickert in household of Joseph Wickert, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Gertrud A Wickert in household of John M Reher, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Gertrude Cavanaugh in household of John Cavanaugh, "United States Census, 1920"

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