Gaius Weekly Dial

13 December 1908–7 March 1960 (Age 51)
Minneapolis, Ottawa, Kansas, United States

The Life of Gaius Weekly

When Gaius Weekly Dial was born on 13 December 1908, in Minneapolis, Ottawa, Kansas, United States, his father, Ira H. Dial, was 31 and his mother, Bessie B Rothwell, was 22. He married Thelma Ferguson on 2 May 1934, in Vancouver, Clark, Washington, United States. He lived in Ward Three, Beauregard, Louisiana, United States in 1930 and Oregon, United States in 1960. He died on 7 March 1960, in Multnomah, Oregon, United States, at the age of 51, and was buried in Lincoln Memorial Park, Portland, Multnomah, Oregon, United States.

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Gaius Weekly Dial
Thelma Ferguson
Marriage: 2 May 1934

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2 May 1934
Vancouver, Clark, Washington, United States

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World Events (8)

1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 1

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.
1911 · First U.S. Primary Elections Held

Age 3

The first U.S. primary elections were held in Oregon in 1911. 
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 15

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

1 English: of uncertain origin; possibly an altered form of Irish Doyle . Compare Dyal .2 Name found among people of Indian origin in Guyana and Trinidad: altered spelling of Dayal . This spelling is found in Indian names occasionally when -dial is the final element of a compound personal name.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Gains W Dial in household of T H Dial, "Kansas State Census, 1915"
  • Gains Dial in household of Ira H Dial, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Gains Dial in household of Ira H Dial, "United States Census, 1930"

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