Gertrude Tolin Mccants

1909–1996 (Age 87)
Alabama, United States

The Life of Gertrude

When Gertrude Tolin Mccants was born in 1909, in Alabama, United States, her father, Lee Anders Tolin, was 31 and her mother, Iola Jarrett Tolin, was 32. She married William Henry Mccants on 8 December 1967, in Montgomery, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Election Precinct 13 Floyds Mill, Lee, Alabama, United States in 1920 and Election Precinct 13 Langdale-Shawmut-River View and Fairfax, Chambers, Alabama, United States in 1940. She died in 1996, in Alabama, United States, at the age of 87.

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Family Time Line

William Henry Mccants
Gertrude Tolin Mccants
Marriage: 8 December 1967
John D Mccants
Clanton Mccants
Henra Hurt
William H J Mccants

Spouse and Children

8 December 1967
Montgomery, Alabama, United States


    John D Mccants


    Clanton Mccants




Parents and Siblings





    Reese Talen


    Clanton Talen



+10 More Children

World Events (8)

1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 0

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.
1912 · Alabama Equal Suffrage Association Formed

Age 3

The Alabama Equal Suffrage Association was founded in Birmingham to fight for the voting rights of white women.

Age 23

Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.

Name Meaning

French: from a pet form of a Nordic personal name, Tolimer, composed of a hypocoristic form of compound names in Thor- ( see Thor ) + mar ‘famous’.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Gertrude Tolwell in household of Lee Tolwell, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Gertrue Talen in household of Lee Talen, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Gertrude Mccants in household of Henry Mccants, "United States Census, 1940"

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