Eva Alverta Gilmore

Brief Life History of Eva Alverta

When Eva Alverta Gilmore was born on 20 December 1909, in Hugo, Choctaw, Oklahoma, United States, her father, Oscar Robert Gilmore, was 24 and her mother, Sarah Ellen Patton, was 20. She married Alvin Joseph Arnell on 11 July 1928, in Los Angeles, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1935 and Compton Judicial Township, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1940.

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Alvin Joseph Arnell
Eva Alverta Gilmore
Marriage: 11 July 1928
Carroll Alverta Arnell
Richard Alvin Arnell

Sources (14)

  • Alberta Gilmore in household of Oscar Gilmore, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Eva Alverta Gilmore, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"
  • Eva G Hills in entry for Oscar Patton Gilmore, "California, World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1945"

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Angel Island served as a western entry point for hundreds of thousands of U.S. immigrants, mainly from China, from 1910 to 1940.


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Name Meaning

Scottish and Irish (Ulster and Galway): shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Gille Mhoire (Scots), Mac Giolla Mhuire (Irish), patronymics from personal names meaning ‘servant (i.e. devotee) of (the Virgin) Mary’.

Irish: in Sligo, shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Giolla Mhir ‘son of the spirited lad’.

English: habitational name from Gillamoor in Rydale (North Yorkshire), from Old English Gedling (‘place called after Gētla’, from the Old English personal name Gētla + the connective particle -ing) + mōr ‘moor’.

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

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