Mary Gertrude Campbell

November 1878–1954 (Age 75)
Indiana, United States

The Life of Mary Gertrude

When Mary Gertrude Campbell was born in November 1878, in Indiana, United States, her father, William Byron Campbell, was 36 and her mother, Sarah Johnson, was 31. She married Charles Stafford on 21 August 1900. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, United States for about 60 years. She died in 1954, at the age of 76, and was buried in Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, United States.

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Charles Stafford
Mary Gertrude Campbell
Marriage: 21 August 1900
Sara Stafford
Byron Delos Stafford

Spouse and Children

21 August 1900
Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana


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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 3

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 4

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 20

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.

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 Stafford in household of Melvin Schisla, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Gertrude Stafford in household of Melvin J Chisla, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Gertrude Stafford, "United States Census, 1920"

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