Victor Charles Gault

8 April 1891–24 May 1964 (Age 73)
Oregon City, Clackamas, Oregon, United States

The Life of Victor Charles

When Victor Charles Gault was born on 8 April 1891, in Oregon City, Clackamas, Oregon, United States, his father, Thomas Elsworth Gault, was 28 and his mother, Sally Ann Wells, was 19. He married Frances B Arnold on 10 December 1913, in Gladstone, Clackamas, Oregon, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in Abernathy, Clackamas, Oregon, United States in 1910 and Election Precinct 49 Camas 10, Clark, Washington, United States in 1940. He died on 24 May 1964, in Arch Cape, Clatsop, Oregon, United States, at the age of 73.

Photos & Memories (0)

Photos & Memories

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about him you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Victor Charles Gault
Frances B Arnold
Marriage: 10 December 1913
Effie G Gault
Virginia Gault

Spouse and Children

10 December 1913
Gladstone, Clackamas, Oregon, United States


    Effie G Gault


    Virginia Gault


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 5

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1897 · Seattle Grows Quickly

Age 6

The Klondike gold rush started in 1896 in Canada, but by 1897 as miners started moving and following the gold it caused for Seattle to rapidly grow as more miners joined the search for gold.
1911 · First U.S. Primary Elections Held

Age 20

The first U.S. primary elections were held in Oregon in 1911. 

Name Meaning

1 English: nickname from the wild boar, Middle English galte, gaute, gault (Old Norse gǫltr). Wild boars were common in the British Isles from the earliest times, and became extinct only with the clearing of the large tracts of forest which formerly covered the country; hunting them was a favorite pastime in the Middle Ages.2 French: from Germanic walþu- ‘wood’, ‘forest’; a topographic name for someone who lived in or near a wood, or a habitational name for someone from any of the places named with this word, for example Le Gault in Loir-et-Cher, Marne, and Eure-et-Loir.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Charles V Gault in household of Thomas E Gault, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Victor Gault in household of Tomas E Gault, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Victor Gault, "United States Census, 1940"

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account to view more about your family.
Create a free account
Share this with your family and friends.