Gertrude Geneva Truitt

24 February 1914–5 March 2002 (Age 88)
Truitt, Greenup, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Gertrude Geneva

When Gertrude Geneva Truitt was born on 24 February 1914, in Truitt, Greenup, Kentucky, United States, her father, James William Truitt, was 49 and her mother, Stella Mae Jones, was 27. She married Charles Raymond Davis on 20 August 1940, in Ohio, Hamilton, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Portsmouth, Wayne Township, Scioto, Ohio, United States in 1920 and Portsmouth, Scioto, Ohio, United States in 1940. She died on 5 March 2002, in Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Wheelersburg, Scioto, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Charles Raymond Davis
Gertrude Geneva Truitt
Marriage: 20 August 1940
Charles Raymond Davis
Shirley Mae Davis

Spouse and Children

20 August 1940
Ohio, Hamilton, Texas, United States


    Charles Raymond Davis



Parents and Siblings



    Charles Truitt


    Addie Truitt




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.
1926 · Mammoth Cave is Discovered

Age 12

In 1926, in central Kentucky, Mammoth Cave was discovered. It dates back to Mississippian times and consists of over four hundred miles of passageway. On July 1, 1941, the cave was made a National Park.
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 23

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Truett .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Gertrude Truit in household of Stella Jones, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Gertrude Davis in household of Raymond Davis, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Gerturde Truitt in entry for Charles Raymond Davis, "Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953"

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