Lucy Gertrude Wilson

3 April 1868–2 January 1954 (Age 85)
Chambers, Texas, United States

The Life of Lucy Gertrude

Lucy Gertrude Wilson was born on 3 April 1868, in Chambers, Texas, United States as the daughter of J H Wilson and Margaret O'Jerrald. She had at least 4 sons and 2 daughters with John Harden Riley. She lived in Mart, McLennan, Texas, United States for about 10 years and Justice Precinct 2, McLennan, Texas, United States in 1940. She died on 2 January 1954, in Pasadena, Harris, Texas, United States, at the age of 85.

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John Harden Riley
Lucy Gertrude Wilson
Walter Bernice Riley
Delbert Hardin Riley
Lucile Margaret Riley
Richard Ralph Riley
Paul Luther Riley
Emma Dean Riley

Spouse and Children



+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    J H Wilson


    Margaret O'Jerrald




World Events (8)

1870 · Texas Is Restored to the Union

Age 2

Congress restored Texas to the Union on March 30, 1870, despite not yet meeting all of the requirements established for re-admittance.
1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 2

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.
1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

Age 26

Under the direction of Governor Jim Hogg, Texas filed a lawsuit against John D. Rockefeller for violating state monopoly laws. Hogg argued that Standard Oil Company and Water-Piece Oil Company of Missouri were engaged in illegal practices like price fixing, rebates, and consolidation. Rockefeller was indicted, but never tried in a court of law; other employees of his company were convicted as guilty.

Name Meaning

English, Scottish, and northern Irish: patronymic from the personal name Will , a very common medieval short form of William .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Lucy H Riley in household of John H Riley, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Lucy Riley in household of John Riley, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Lucy Riley in household of Jack I Riley, "United States Census, 1920"

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