Lula Lurene Gillespie

17 November 1897–11 November 1965 (Age 68)
Telluride, San Miguel, Colorado, United States

The Life of Lula Lurene

When Lula Lurene Gillespie was born on 17 November 1897, in Telluride, San Miguel, Colorado, United States, her father, Robert Hemphill Gillespie Jr, was 43 and her mother, Phoebe Delila Hickman, was 37. She married Jesse Henry Stolworthy on 7 April 1915, in Kline, La Plata, Colorado, United States. They were the parents of at least 9 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in San Juan, New Mexico Territory, United States in 1930 and World in 1940. She died on 11 November 1965, in Durango, La Plata, Colorado, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Kline, La Plata, Colorado, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jesse Henry Stolworthy
1895–1981
Lula Lurene Gillespie
1897–1965
Marriage: 7 April 1915
Delila Stolworthy
1916–2001
Lydia Irene Stolworthy
1917–1996
Jesse Knight Stolworthy
1918–1944
Opal Stolworthy
1920–1920
Robert Thomas Stolworthy
1921–1982
Henry Stanford Stolworthy
1923–1999
Carley Stolworthy
1925–2014
William Lincoln Stolworthy
1927–1927
Carr Duane Stolworthy
1928–2019
Raymond Gillespie Stolworthy
1930–2011
Larry Donald Stolworthy
1932–2019
Jim Boyd Stolworthy
1934–2007
Berel Lyman Stolworthy
1938–2005

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
7 April 1915
Kline, La Plata, Colorado, United States
children

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 1

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1904

Age 7

Historical Boundaries - 1904: La Plata, Colorado, United States
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 19

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

Scottish and Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Gille Easbuig (Scottish), Mac Giolla Easpaig (Irish), patronymics from a byname meaning ‘servant of the bishop’.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Lurene Gillispie Stolworthy in household of Jesse H Stolworthy, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Lula Lurene Gillespie Stolworthy in household of Jesse Henry Stolworthy, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Lula Lurene Gillespie Stolworthy in household of Jesse Henry Stolworthy, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"

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