Gertrude Lois Woodbury

29 April 1904–22 October 1964 (Age 60)
Michigan, United States

The Life of Gertrude Lois

When Gertrude Lois Woodbury was born on 29 April 1904, in Michigan, United States, her father, Jasper Andrew "Jay" Woodbury, was 26 and her mother, Josephine "Josie" Elizabeth Downing, was 26. She married George Henry Hath on 12 March 1925, in Clinton, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Lansing, Ingham, Michigan, United States in 1935 and Kokomo, Howard, Indiana, United States in 1940. She died on 22 October 1964, in California, United States, at the age of 60, and was buried in Glen Haven Memorial Park, Sylmar, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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George Henry Hath
Gertrude Lois Woodbury
Marriage: 12 March 1925
Kryle Claude Hath
Grayle Archey Hath
Amaryllis Bethel Hath
Twyla Hath
Blaine Kay Hath
Gloria Hath

Spouse and Children

12 March 1925
Clinton, Michigan, United States


    Kryle Claude Hath


    Grayle Archey Hath


    Amaryllis Bethel Hath


    Twyla Hath


    Blaine Kay Hath


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings



+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 2

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded

Age 2

The town of Gary, Indiana, was founded by the United States Steel Corporation in 1906. The Gary Works steel mill was the largest integrated mill in North America. The city of Gary was named after Elbert Henry Gary who was the founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and American lawyer and county judge. Gary partnered with J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab to found the United States Steel Corporation.

Age 16

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places, notably in Devon, called Woodbury, from Old English wudu ‘wood’ + byrig, dative of burh ‘fortified place’, or from either of two places called Woodborough, in Nottinghamshire and Wiltshire. The Nottinghamshire place name is from Old English wudu + burh, while Woodborough in Wiltshire is named with the same first element + Old English beorg ‘hill’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Gertrude Lois Hath in household of George Hath, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Girtrude Woodbery in household of Andrew J Woodbery, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Gertrude Woodbury in household of Jay Woodbury, "United States Census, 1920"

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