Gertrude Couture

Female1 December 1915–30 August 1985

Brief Life History of Gertrude

When Gertrude Couture was born on 1 December 1915, in Dartmouth, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, her father, Frank G Couture, was 29 and her mother, Mary Elizabeth Myatt, was 29. She lived in Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States in 1930. She died on 30 August 1985, in Wayne, Michigan, United States, at the age of 69.

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Frank G Couture
Mary Elizabeth Myatt
Frank George Couture
Madeleine Couture
Catherine Couture
Gertrude Couture

Sources (3)

  • Gertrude Couture in household of Frank Briand, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Gertrude Grace Couture, "Canada, Nova Scotia Church Records, 1720-2001"
  • Gertrude Grace Couture, "Canada, Nova Scotia Church Records, 1720-2001"

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Siblings (4)

World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 1

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.

1920 · The Detroit Wall

Age 5

The Detroit Wall is a half mile long wall that was constructed to serve as a wall of racial separation as a physical barrier between white and black homeowners in northwest Detroit. Today the wall is mostly gone with only a small portion of it located at a local park.

1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 20

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: French Armand, Pierre, Jacques, Lucien, Normand, Andre, Marcel, Emile, Henri, Luc, Raoul, Adrien.


habitational name from (La) Couture, the name of several places in various parts of France, corresponding to Late Latin cultura (see 1 above).

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

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