Gertrude Florence Gilpin

15 February 1910–25 December 1985 (Age 75)
Wellington, Sumner, Kansas, United States

The Life of Gertrude Florence

When Gertrude Florence Gilpin was born on 15 February 1910, in Wellington, Sumner, Kansas, United States, her father, Edsel Ray Gilpin, was 40 and her mother, Maud Mary Gay, was 33. She lived in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1920. She died on 25 December 1985, in San Bernardino, California, United States, at the age of 75.

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Family Time Line

Edsel Ray Gilpin
Maud Mary Gay
Mabel May Gilpin
Earl Gilbert Gilpin
Maud Ann Gilpin
George Henry Gilpin
Edsel Ray Gilpin
Valentine Bernice Gilpin
Gertrude Florence Gilpin
Inez Joy Gilpin

Parents and Siblings

    Edsel Ray Gilpin





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World Events (8)

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 2

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.
1927 · Kansas Adopts a Flag

Age 17

The flag of the State of Kansas was adopted on September 24, 1927. The flag was designed by Hazel Avery in 1925.

Age 21

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

Name Meaning

1 English: in the northeast, from the Gilpin river in Cumbria; in southern counties, probably a variant of Galpin .2 Irish (Connacht): reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Giolla Fionn ‘son of the fair-haired lad’. In Ulster, the name may be of northern English origin (see 1 above).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Gertrude Gilpin in household of E R Gilpin, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Gertrude F Gilpin in household of Edsel R Gilpin, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Gertrude Florence Gilpin, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"

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