Thelma Gertrude Southworth

21 February 1914–3 August 1953 (Age 39)
New Lisbon, Juneau, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Thelma Gertrude

When Thelma Gertrude Southworth was born on 21 February 1914, in New Lisbon, Juneau, Wisconsin, United States, her father, Harry Oscar Southworth, was 33 and her mother, Alma Ann Buffmire, was 36. She lived in Lisbon, Juneau, Wisconsin, United States in 1920. She died on 3 August 1953, in Mauston, Juneau, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 39, and was buried in Mauston, Juneau, Wisconsin, United States.

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William Robert Sarnow
1906–2001
Thelma Gertrude Southworth
1914–1953

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World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 2

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
1919 · Minimum Wage Laws Passed

Age 5

The first minimum wage law took effect in 1919 and specified women and children under 17 years of age should be paid 22 cents per hour.
1927

Age 13

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

English (Lancashire): habitational name from a place in Cheshire (formerly in Lancashire), so named from Old English sūð ‘south’ + worð ‘enclosure’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Thelma Southworth in household of Harry Southworth, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Selma Southworth in household of Harry Southworth, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Thelma G. Southworth Sarnow, "Find A Grave Index"

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