Olive Gertrude Mofield

17 January 1912–28 October 1996 (Age 84)
Illinois, United States

The Life of Olive Gertrude

When Olive Gertrude Mofield was born on 17 January 1912, in Illinois, United States, her father, Luther Mofield, was 32 and her mother, Lucinda May Lillie Wiggs, was 27. She married Elmer Addison Stewart about 1938, in Illinois, United States. She lived in Corinth, Williamson, Illinois, United States for about 10 years. She died on 28 October 1996, at the age of 84.

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Elmer Addison Stewart
Olive Gertrude Mofield
Marriage: about 1938

Spouse and Children

about 1938
Illinois, United States

Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.
1913 · Women get the right to vote in Illinois

Age 1

Grace Wilbur Trout was elected president of the Chicago Political Equality League and started her presidency by making sure that each senate district was supporting suffrage for women. A few months later, the bill was up for voting in the state. Trout and her team went as far as to get male voters from their homes. The bill passed giving Women the right to vote for President of the Nation and all local offices not in the Illinois Constitution.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 23

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

Name Meaning

Origin uncertain. Perhaps a variant of Scottish and northern Irish Moffatt .

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

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Sources (2)

  • Olive Mofield in household of Luthur Mofield, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ollie Mofield in household of Luther Mofield, "United States Census, 1920"

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