Madge Gilmore

Brief Life History of Madge

When Madge Gilmore was born on 3 January 1901, in North Dakota, United States, her father, John Charles Gilmore Sr, was 28 and her mother, Inez Belle Knickerbocker, was 15. She had at least 2 sons with Christopher Herbert Jackson. She lived in Farmington Township, Walsh, North Dakota, United States in 1910 and Walsh, North Dakota, United States in 1920. She died on 23 November 1987, in Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Wood National Cemetery, Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States.

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Christopher Herbert Jackson
Madge Gilmore
Loye Jackson
Robert Jackson

Sources (6)

  • Mage Gilmore in household of John Gilmore, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Madge Jackson, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Madge Jackson in entry for Irene E Gilmore Burwell, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

World Events (8)

1902 · So Much Farm Land

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

1907 · Law Passed for Child Employment

The maximum hours for children to work were set to 55 per week.


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Name Meaning

Scottish and Irish (Ulster and Galway): shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Gille Mhoire (Scots), Mac Giolla Mhuire (Irish), patronymics from personal names meaning ‘servant (i.e. devotee) of (the Virgin) Mary’.

Irish: in Sligo, shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Giolla Mhir ‘son of the spirited lad’.

English: habitational name from Gillamoor in Rydale (North Yorkshire), from Old English Gedling (‘place called after Gētla’, from the Old English personal name Gētla + the connective particle -ing) + mōr ‘moor’.

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

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