Gertrude Elizabeth Tewksbury

29 July 1892–29 March 1971 (Age 78)
Virgil, Kane, Illinois, United States

The Life of Gertrude Elizabeth

When Gertrude Elizabeth Tewksbury was born on 29 July 1892, in Virgil, Kane, Illinois, United States, her father, Clarence Edward Tewksbury, was 24 and her mother, Maggie Butcher, was 18. She married Milford Valentine Gibbs on 10 December 1907, in Kane, Illinois, United States. She lived in Milner, Routt, Colorado, United States in 1930 and McGregor, Routt, Colorado, United States in 1940. She died on 29 March 1971, in Steamboat Springs, Routt, Colorado, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Hayden, Routt, Colorado, United States.

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Milford Valentine Gibbs
Gertrude Elizabeth Tewksbury
Marriage: 10 December 1907

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10 December 1907
Kane, Illinois, United States

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

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.

Age 8

Historical Boundaries - 1900: Routt, Colorado, United States
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 21

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Tewkesbury in Gloucestershire, named in Old English with the (otherwise unattested) personal name Tēodec + byrig, dative case of burh ‘fortified place’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Gertie E Carey in household of Sam Carey, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Vertie Cary in household of Sam Cary, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Gertie Cary in household of Sam Cary, "United States Census, 1920"

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