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Spencer Gilbert TUERS

Spencer Gilbert TUERS

Male 1880 - 1955  (~ 74 years)

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  • Name Spencer Gilbert TUERS 
    Born Nov 1880  Harrison, New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    OCCU 1917 Salesman, Meese & Gottfried, Mission St, San Francisco 
    RES 1917 Oakland, Alameda, CA 
    Buried 1955  Grand View Memorial Park, Glendale, CA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 22 May 1955  Los Angeles, CA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I5022  The Turses
    Last Modified 24 Nov 2015 

    Father Spencer Cone TUERS,   b. Abt 1856,   d. 26 Jun 1897, Bayonne, Hudson, NJ Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 41 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Livingston GILBERT,   b. 8 Aug 1855, Newark, Hudson, New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Feb 1923  (Age 67 years) 
    Family ID F3647  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Echo Laverne TICE,   b. 19 Sep 1889, Prescott, Walla Walla, WA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jan 1981, Los Angeles, CA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years) 
    Married 17 Jul 1913  Multnomah, OR Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Children 
     1. William Gilbert TUERS,   b. 13 Nov 1915, Oregon Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jan 1998, Sedona, AZ Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
     2. Jack Edwin TUERS,   b. 11 Aug 1917, California Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Oct 1940, Los Angeles, CA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 23 years)
     3. Living
    Last Modified 11 Oct 2016 
    Family ID F3654  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsDied - 22 May 1955 - Los Angeles, CA Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 

    • 1920 Census, San Francisco, 23rd Assembly District, 14 Jan 1920, lists:
      Spencer
      Echo
      William G.
      Jack E


      Spencer Gilbert Tuers, known as "Gilbert, was born in East Newark, Hudson County, New Jersey on 6 November 1881 to Spencer Cone Tuers and his wife Elizabeth Livingston Gilbert.

      In the 1900 Census, the family is living in 3rd Ward of Bayonne in Hudson County, New Jersey. His father had died by this time and his mother's mother was living in the household. Gilbert, shown as Spencer G. on the census, was a clerk in a corset manufacturing company. His mother said that only 2 of her 5 children were still alive.

      By 1905, the family had moved to Brooklyn, New York. He was living with his grandmother Gilbert who was 73 years old. He and his brother William are bookkeepers.

      1910 Census, Brooklyn, Ward 9, Kings, NY, both Spencer, Age 25, and William, Age 28 were still living with Elizabeth, Age 51. Spencer was working as a bookkeeper for a publisher, and William as a clerk for an insurance company.

      On July 17, 1913 Spencer Gilbert Tuers and Echo LaVerne Tice are married in Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon.

      In his World War I Draft Registration, Spencer Gilbert had moved to 438 61st Street in Oakland, California. He was a salesman for Meese & Gottfried Company on 660 Mission Street in San Francisco. He lists his wife Echo L. Tuers as his nearest relative. He described himself as short in height, medium in build with brown eyes and brown hair. He registered for the draft on September 12, 1918.

      In 1920, he is living in the 23rd District of San Francisco listing his occupation as 'salesman in wholesale machinery' residing at 844 Burnside Avenue. The couple is renting. He has a son William G, Age 4 1/2, and son, Jack E. Tuers, Age 1 4/12.

      By the 1930 US Census, this family has moved to Los Angeles, California living at 3057 Riverside Drive. Renting once again, Spencer is a commercial traveling salesman in heavy machine machinery.

      In the 1940 US Census, the family's residence is 11228 Morrison Street in Los Angeles. Occupation listed was Sales-Engineer. His income is $2000 per year [average being $1200]. His highest grade completed was High School, 4th year. He owns his home valued at $5500. His mother-in-law Sadie Applegate, 73 years old, is living with the family. William, 24, and John, 22, are in the home.

      Spencer Gilbert Tuers died on May 22, 1955 in Los Angeles County, California according to the California Death Index.

    Buried:
    • Plot: West Mausoleum

  • Sources 
    1. [S679] 1900 Census.

    2. [S46] SSDI.

    3. [S681] Compilation by San Fernando Valley Genealogical Society.