Gertrude Ella Jayne

28 January 1893–25 March 1939 (Age 46)
Braidwood, Will, Illinois, United States

The Life of Gertrude Ella

When Gertrude Ella Jayne was born on 28 January 1893, in Braidwood, Will, Illinois, United States, her father, Albert Jayne, was 30 and her mother, Elizabeth Ann Trigg, was 27. She married Andrew McIlwaine Jr in 1913. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Auburn, Sangamon, Illinois, United States in 1910 and Virden, Macoupin, Illinois, United States for about 10 years. She died on 25 March 1939, in Springfield, Sangamon, Illinois, United States, at the age of 46, and was buried in Virden, Macoupin, Illinois, United States.

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Andrew McIlwaine Jr
Gertrude Ella Jayne
Marriage: 1913
Mary Jane Mcilwaine
Thomas Albert Mcilwaine

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    Mary Jane Mcilwaine


    Thomas Albert Mcilwaine


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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 3

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.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 5

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 13

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Name Meaning

English: from the Middle English personal name Jan, a variant of John . (As a personal name, Jane was not specialized as a female form until the 17th century.)

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

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Sources (3)

  • Gertrude Mcowain in household of Andrew Mcowain, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Gertrude Mc Elwaine in household of Andrew Mc Elwaine, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Gertrude Jayne in household of Albert Jayne, "United States Census, 1900"

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