Gertrude Gregory (1909 - 1979)

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Summary

Gertrude Gregory’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 Gregory Biography & Family History

This genealogy profile is dedicated to the life and ancestry of Gertrude Gregory and her immediate Gregory family. Add to Gertrude Gregory'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 Gregory? Add burial and funeral information.

Obituary

Last Known Residence

Pontotoc, Pontotoc County, Mississippi

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 Gregory is a military veteran.

Middle name

Unknown. Add middle name

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

1909 - In the year that Gertrude Gregory was born, the New York Times published the first movie review. It was a report on D.W. Griffith's movie "Pippa Passes" also called "The Song of Conscience", a silent film. The review said that this work was moving away from "lurid material that attracted the wrath of censors and concerned citizens and toward more respectable ends. The movie was the story of a young female factory worker, on her day off, wandering and singing - thus changing the hearts of those around her towards good.

1922 - At the age of only 13 years old, Gertrude was alive when from October 22nd - 29th, 3,000 men of Benito Mussolini's National Fascist Party marched on Rome. (Mussolini waited in Milan, he did not participate in the March.) The day after the March Mussolini went to Rome and the King of Italy handed over power to Mussolini, in part because he was supported by the military, the business class, and the right-wing factions of Italy.

1957 - When she was 48 years old, on October 4th, the Soviet Union launched Sputnik I, the first man made earth-orbiting satellite - and triggered the Space Race. Sputnik I was only 23 inches in diameter and had no tracking equipment, only 4 antennas, but it had a big impact.

1978 - By the time she was 69 years old, on July 25th, Louise Brown, the first "test-tube baby", was born at Oldham Hospital in London. Louise was conceived through IVF (in vitro fertilization), a controversial and experimental procedure at the time.

1979 - In the year of Gertrude Gregory's passing, on March 28th, a partial nuclear meltdown occurred at the power plant at Three Mile Island Pennsylvania. Radiation leaked into the environment, resulting in a rating of 5 on a scale of 7 ("Accident With Wider Consequences") . It ended up costing $1 billion to clean up the site.

Gertrude Gregory 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 Gregory
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 Gregory 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 Gregory died in May 1979 at age 69. No cause of death has been listed for Gertrude. She was born on May 2, 1909. We are unaware of information about Gertrude's immediate family. We know that Gertrude Gregory had been residing in Pontotoc, Pontotoc County, Mississippi.

Memories

What do you remember about Gertrude Gregory? 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 Gregory

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Other Biographies

Sources