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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Family Time Line

John Harden Riley
1844–1944
Lucy Gertrude Wilson
1868–1954
Walter Bernice Riley
1897–1967
Delbert Hardin Riley
1900–1964
Lucile Margaret Riley
1904–1978
Richard Ralph Riley
1907–1965
Paul Luther Riley
1909–1930
Emma Dean Riley
1913–2003

Spouse and Children

children

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Parents and Siblings

    J H Wilson

    MaleMale

    Margaret O'Jerrald

    FemaleFemale

siblings

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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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