Gertrude Alice Strout

3 December 1901–25 November 1984 (Age 83)
Poland, Androscoggin, Maine, United States

The Life of Gertrude Alice

When Gertrude Alice Strout was born on 3 December 1901, in Poland, Androscoggin, Maine, United States, her father, Frederick Deosca Strout, was 28 and her mother, Abbie Mae Sargent, was 18. She married James Ervin May SR on 21 April 1920, in Auburn, Androscoggin, Maine, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 1 daughter. She died on 25 November 1984, at the age of 82, and was buried in Poland, Androscoggin, Maine, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Ervin May SR
Gertrude Alice Strout
Marriage: 21 April 1920
Robert Erland May
Bernard Leroy May
Linwood Bearce May
James Ervin May Jr
Hubert Lloyd May
Janice Mildred May

Spouse and Children

21 April 1920
Auburn, Androscoggin, Maine, United States


    Robert Erland May


    Bernard Leroy May


    Linwood Bearce May


    James Ervin May Jr


    Hubert Lloyd May


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings



+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 1

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.
1905 · Squaw Mountain Fire Lookout

Age 4

In 1905, a fire lookout tower (among the first of its kind) was constructed in Piscataquis County on Squaw Mountain. Due to Maine's abundance of lumber and paper mills, it was essential that a system be developed to help spot fires as quickly as possible.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 22

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

English (Cornwall): perhaps, as Reaney suggests, a variant of Strutt .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Gertrude Strout in household of Daniel Strout, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Gertrude A May in household of James E May, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Gertrude A May in household of James I May, "United States Census, 1930"

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