Gertrude Myrick Tesson

1881–1953 (Age 71)
Encino, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States

The Life of Gertrude Myrick

Gertrude Myrick Tesson was born on 30 October 1881, in Encino, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States. She married George Stockton Hays on 15 September 1906. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She died on 10 May 1953, in her hometown, at the age of 71.

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Gertrude Myrick Tesson
George Stockton Hays
Marriage: 15 September 1906
Loyal Berkeley Hays

Spouse & Children

15 September 1906
Oklahoma City,, Oklahoma Co., Oklahoma


World Events (8)

1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 1

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1882 · Electricity Comes to Los Angeles

Age 1

Electricity was first introduced to Los Angeles. The first electric street light had “three carbon-arc lamps of three thousand candle-power” and stood 150 feet tall. 
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 19

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

French: from a dialect word meaning ‘badger’, applied as a nickname for someone thought to resemble the animal in some way.

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

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  • Legacy NFS Source: Gertrude Myrick Tesson - Government record: death: 10 May 1953; Encino, Los Angeles, California, United States

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