Gertrude B Hill (1911 - 1991)

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Summary

Gertrude B Hill’s biography is built and maintained by people like you. Create an online profile of Gertrude so that her life is remembered forever. If any factual information is incorrect, please edit Gertrude’s biography.

Gertrude B Hill Biography & Family History

This genealogy profile is dedicated to the life and ancestry of Gertrude B Hill and her immediate Hill family. Add to Gertrude B Hill's genealogy page to share your memories & historical research with her family and other genealogy hobbyists.

Birth

Death

Cause of death

There is no cause of death listed for Gertrude.

Burial / Funeral

Do you know the final resting place - gravesite in a cemetery or location of cremation - of Gertrude B Hill? Add burial and funeral information.

Obituary

Last Known Residence

Did Gertrude move a lot? Did she emigrate from another country? Add Gertrude's last known location.

Average Age

Life Expectancy

Family

Add family members

Education

Did Gertrude finish grade school, get a GED, go to high school, get a college degree or masters? What schools or universities did Gertrude attend? Add education.

Professions

Share what Gertrude did for a living or if she had a career or profession. Add Profession.

Military Service

It is unknown if Gertrude B Hill is a military veteran.

Middle name

B

Maiden name

Unknown. Add maiden name

Surnames

Ethnicity

Unknown. Add Gertrude's ethnicity.

Nationality

Unknown. Add Gertrude's nationality.

Religion

Unknown. Was Gertrude a religious woman? Add Gertrude’s religion

Gender

Female

Family Photos

Pictures really do say a thousand words. Add photos of Gertrude during various points of her life.

Timeline

1911 - In the year that Gertrude B Hill was born, British physicist Ernest Rutherford (born in New Zealand), along with German physicist Hans Geiger, discovered the structure of an atom. He found that atoms had nuclei (a nucleus) and were circled by electrons, much as planets orbit the sun.

1915 - Gertrude was just 4 years old when in April, the Ottoman Empire rounded up, arrested, and deported 235 to 270 Armenian intellectuals and community leaders in Turkey. As their actions continued through the next several years, an estimated 600,000 to 1 million Armenians were killed by Turkish soldiers.

1926 - At the age of just 15 years old, Gertrude was alive when on October 31st, Harry Houdini died in Michigan. Houdini was the most famed magician of his time and perhaps of all time, especially for his acts involving escapes - from handcuffs, straitjackets, chains, ropes slung from skyscrapers, and more. He was president of the Society of American Magicians and stringently upheld professional ethics. He died of complications from a ruptured appendix. Although he had received a blow to the area a couple of days previously, the connection between the blow and his appendicitis is disputed.

1971 - At the age of 60 years old, Gertrude was alive when in March, Congress passed the Twenty-sixth Amendment to the United States Constitution, which lowered the voting age to 18 (from 21). It was a response to the criticism that men could fight at 18, but not vote for the policies and politicians who sent them to war. The states quickly ratified the Amendment and it was signed into law on July 1st by President Richard Nixon.

1991 - In the year of Gertrude B Hill's passing, on January 16th, Allied forces began the first phase of Operation Desert Storm. Saddam Hussein's forces had previously invaded the sovereign state of Kuwait and the focus of the operation was to remove his Iraqi troops from Kuwait. On February 24th, the ground war began. Within 100 hours, American ground troops declared Kuwait liberated.

Gertrude B Hill Family Tree

Who was Gertrude’s parents? Did she get married and did they have children? Share Gertrude’s family tree to share her legacy and genealogy pedigree.

Gertrude's Family
Add a parent
Add a parent
Gertrude B Hill
Add a partner
Add a child
Add a sibling

You can add or remove people from Gertrude's family tree by clicking here.

Obituary

This obit of Gertrude B Hill is updated by the community. Edit this biography to contribute to her obituary. Include details such as cemetery, burial, newspaper obituary and grave or marker inscription if available.

Gertrude B Hill passed away in October 1991 at age 80. There is no known cause of death. She was born on June 23, 1911. There is no information about Gertrude's immediate family.

Memories

What do you remember about Gertrude B Hill? Share your memories of special moments and stories you have heard about her. Or just leave a comment to show the world that Gertrude is remembered.

Write a comment

Other Records of Gertrude B Hill

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Other Biographies

Sources