Gertrude Amanda Stevenson

Female2 August 1871–4 May 1943

Brief Life History of Gertrude Amanda

When Gertrude Amanda Stevenson was born on 2 August 1871, in Fisher, Champaign, Illinois, United States, her father, Steven Guy Stevenson, was 31 and her mother, Sarah Elizabeth Tucker, was 30. She married Clarence John Wilson in 1919, in Champaign, Illinois, United States. She lived in Stanton Township, Champaign, Illinois, United States for about 10 years and Saint Joseph, Saint Joseph Township, Champaign, Illinois, United States in 1943. She died on 4 May 1943, in Champaign, Champaign, Illinois, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Stanton Cemetery, Vienna Number 3 Precinct, Johnson, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Clarence John Wilson
Gertrude Amanda Stevenson
Marriage: 1919

Sources (6)

  • Grettruth M Stevenson in household of S G Stevenson, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Gertrude Amanda Wilson, "Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947"
  • Gertrude Stevenson, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"

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  • Marriage
    1919Champaign, Illinois, United States
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (9)

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    World Events (8)

    1872 · The First National Park

    Age 1

    Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.


    Age 4

    Historical Boundaries: 1875: Champaign, Illinois, United States

    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

    Age 19

    This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

    Name Meaning

    English: from the Middle English and Older Scots personal name Steven, Stephen (see Steven ) + -son. This surname is also very common in northern Ireland (especially Antrim and Down), where it has been interchangeable with Steenson and Stinson . In North America, this surname has also absorbed various European cognates, such as Danish, Norwegian, and North German Steffensen or Stephensen ; see also Stevens .

    Scottish: variant of Stevenston, a habitational name from Stevenston (Ayrshire), Stevenson in Newlands (Peeblesshire), or Stevenson in Haddington (East Lothian). The placename in each case derives from the personal name Steven + Older Scots toun ‘farmstead, settlement’.

    English: habitational name from Stevenstone (Devon), meaning ‘Stephen's farmstead’.

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

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