Gertrude Earl

14 August 1903–4 December 1982 (Age 79)
Chandler, Lincoln, Oklahoma, United States

The Life of Gertrude

When Gertrude Earl was born on 14 August 1903, in Chandler, Lincoln, Oklahoma, United States, her father, Mack Everett Earl, was 28 and her mother, Mary Elizabeth Wall, was 26. She married William Clifton Clark on 11 November 1921, in Pinellas, Florida, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Election Precinct 12 Phillips, DeKalb, Alabama, United States in 1920 and Tampa, Hillsborough, Florida, United States in 1930. She died on 4 December 1982, in Florida, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Oaklawn Cemetery, Hillsborough, Florida, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Clifton Clark
Gertrude Earl
Marriage: 11 November 1921
Betty Clark

Spouse and Children

11 November 1921
Pinellas, Florida, United States


    Betty Clark


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)


Age 1

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1906 · The Atlanta Race Riot

Age 3

The Atlanta Race Riot of 1906 occurred on the evening of September 22 through September 24. A newspaper reported the rapes of four white women by African American men. Fueled by pre-existing racial tensions, these reports enraged white men who then arranged gangs to attack African American men. Over the next few days, several thousand white men joined in and in the end, 26 people were killed and many were injured.

Age 24

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

Name Meaning

English: originally, like most of the English names derived from the ranks of nobility, either a nickname or an occupational name for a servant employed in a noble household. The vocabulary word is a native one, from Old English eorl ‘nobleman’, and in the Middle Ages was often used as an equivalent of Norman count.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Gertie E Clark in household of Clifton W Clark, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Gertrude Earl in household of Mack E Earl, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Essie G Earl in household of Mack E Earl, "United States Census, 1920"

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