Gertrude Black Schofield

Brief Life History of Gertrude Black

When Gertrude Black Schofield was born in 1880, in Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Edward Lane Schofield, was 41 and her mother, Mary Murray Black, was 32. She had at least 4 sons and 1 daughter with Daniel Longaker Evans. She lived in Camden, Gloucester, New Jersey, United States in 1930 and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States in 1940. She died in 1949, at the age of 69, and was buried in Pottstown Cemetery, Pottstown, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Daniel Longaker Evans
Gertrude Black Schofield
Ellen V Evans
Daniel Longaker Evans Jr.
Rev Wilson Murray Evans
William Black Evans
Edward "Ed" Lane Schofield Evans

Sources (10)

  • Gertrude S Evans in household of Daniels L Evans, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Gertrude Schofield Evans, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Gertrude Scholfield in entry for Edward L S Evans and Marit Jane Parker, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"

World Events (8)


John Philip Holland was an inventor famous for designing the world's first submarines. After previous designs were rejected, Holland eventually received funding from the Fenians for a short time. In 1881, the Fenian Ram was launched into the Passaic River in northern New Jersey, marking the first successful submarine launch in the world.

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

1900 · Gold for Cash!

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

English (Lancashire and Yorkshire): habitational name from Scholefield in Rochdale (Lancashire), from Middle English scale, sc(h)ole ‘hut, shed’ (Old Norse skáli) + feld ‘field, open country’.

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

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