Gertrude M Campbell

25 March 1874–4 June 1954 (Age 80)
Clear Lake, Cerro Gordo, Iowa, United States

The Life of Gertrude M

When Gertrude M Campbell was born on 25 March 1874, in Clear Lake, Cerro Gordo, Iowa, United States, her father, Brayton Campbell, was 37 and her mother, Anna Glendon, was 31. She married Charles Adelbert Calkins on 4 February 1892, in Mason City, Cerro Gordo, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She died on 4 June 1954, in San Diego, California, United States, at the age of 80.

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Family Time Line

Charles Adelbert Calkins
Gertrude M Campbell
Marriage: 4 February 1892
Leroy Adelbert Calkins
Julius Manwarren Calkins
Anne Lillian Calkins
Charles Colbert Calkins

Spouse and Children

4 February 1892
Mason City, Cerro Gordo, Iowa, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Brayton Campbell


    Anna Glendon




    Brayton A Campbell


    Anna J Campbell


    DeWitt Clinton Campbell


    Theodore W Campbell



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World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 1

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1891 · Angel Island Serves as Quarantine Station

Age 17

Angel Island served as a quarantine station for those diagnosed with bubonic plague beginning in 1891. A quarantine station was built on the island which was funded by the federal government at the cost of $98,000. The disease spread to port cities around the world, including the San Francisco Bay Area, during the third bubonic plague pandemic, which lasted through 1909.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 22

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish: nickname from Gaelic cam ‘crooked’, ‘bent’ + beul ‘mouth’. The surname was often represented in Latin documents as de bello campo ‘of the fair field’, which led to the name sometimes being ‘translated’ into Anglo-Norman French as Beauchamp .2 In New England documents, Campbell sometimes occurs as a representation of the French name Hamel .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Gertrude Calkins in household of Charles A Calkins, "Iowa State Census, 1895"
  • Gertrude Calkins in household of Charles Calkins, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Gertrude Calkins in household of Charles A Calkins, "United States Census, 1910"

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