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
1900–1989
Gertrude Alice Strout
1901–1984
Marriage: 21 April 1920
Robert Erland May
1923–1931
Bernard Leroy May
1926–1998
Linwood Bearce May
1929–2004
James Ervin May Jr
1932–2011
Hubert Lloyd May
1937–2018
Janice Mildred May
1942–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
21 April 1920
Auburn, Androscoggin, Maine, United States
children

(6)

    Robert Erland May

    Male1923–1931Male

    Bernard Leroy May

    Male1926–1998Male

    Linwood Bearce May

    Male1929–2004Male

    James Ervin May Jr

    Male1932–2011Male

    Hubert Lloyd May

    Male1937–2018Male

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(7)

+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.

Possible Related Names

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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