Gertrude Alice Ufford
b. circa 1903, d. 5 June 1960
- Father: George E. Ufford b. circa 1866, d. 23 March 1914
- Mother: Mary Rose Hagerty b. 1 July 1872, d. 10 February 1950
- Gertrude Alice Ufford was born circa 1903 in Connecticut.
- She married Carl Eugene Laurier, son of Franz Eugen Laurier and Augusta Friederika Vorwerk, circa 1923.
- Carl Eugene Laurier and Gertrude Alice Ufford appeared in the US federal census of 1 April 1930 in Park Ridge, Bergen County, New Jersey, at Magnolia Avenue. Also in the household was one male boarder.
- Gertrude Alice Ufford appeared in the US federal census of 1 April 1940 in Brooklyn, Kings County, New York, at 121 St. James Place. Other members of the household included Carl Eugene Laurier Jr. and Mary Rose Hagerty.
- She was employed as a telephone operator at Pratt Institute, according to the 1940 census.
- Gertrude Alice Ufford and Carl Eugene Laurier Jr. appeared in the '1948-1949 Season Palm Springs, California, City Directory where she was employed as a waiter, and he as a bus boy, at the Desert Inn. She also appeared as an employee of the Desert Inn in the directories for the 1947-48 and 1950 seasons..
- Gertrude Laurier was employed as a matron in a home for actors in Palm Springs, California, according to a letter from Libby Kammerer Vorwerk to her son Frederick, written in September 1949.
- Gertrude Alice Ufford died on 5 June 1960 in Seattle, King County, Washington.
- The following appeared on 7 June 1960 in The Seattle Daily Times: [Died] Gertrude A. Laurier, June 5, 2544 13th West. Mother of Carl Laurier, Jr., Newport News, Va. Services at Bonney-Watson Co. Thursday, 1 p. m.
- The following appeared on 8 June 1960 in The Seattle Daily Times: Funeral services for Mrs. Gertrude A. Laurier, 58, of 2544 13th Av. W., will be held at 1 o'clock tomorrow in the Bonney-Watson chapel. Cremation will follow.
Mrs. Laurier died Sunday at her home after a sudden illness.
Born in Connecticut, Mrs. Laurier lived in New York until 1946, when she moved to California. She had lived here off and on since 1950. She last worked as a hotel switchboard operator at Palm Springs, Calif.
Mrs. Laurier was a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution.
Surviving are a son, Carl Laurier, Jr., Seattle; two sisters; a brother, and three grandchildren.
- The following appeared on 8 June 1960 in The Seattle Daily Times: [Died] Gertrude A. Laurier, 2544 13th West, mother of Carl Laurier, Jr., Seattle. Sister of Mrs. Alan Dexter, Sherman Oaks, Cal., Mrs. Peter Bravo, East Meadow, N. Y., and Edward Ufford, Brooklyn, N. Y; also survived by 3 grandchildren. Services at Bonney-Watson Co. Thursday, 1 P.M.
- Last Edited: 25 Nov 2014