Gertrude A. Fitzpatrick lost
her life at the Iroquois Theater. I have failed to learn who else was in her
Born in 1875, Gertrude was
twenty-eight years old when she died. She was active in Church
of the Epiphany and a member of Brendan’s Court.
Gertrude worked as a housekeeper for the household
Elias Shipman and Clara M. Richards Shipman at 525 W.
Monroe St. George Shipman was an attorney and fire insurance
broker with offices on LaSalle street.
Also living in the Shipman home
in 1900 was the Shipman's two-year-old daughter,
Elizabeth, and Clara Shipman's aged parents, Fred
and Elizabeth Richardson.
Gertrude's body was
identified on January 2, 1904 by her employer,
George Shipman, and buried next to her mother, Mary
A. Fitzpatrick (1846-1879), in Saint Mary's
Cemetery in Buffalo
accompanied Gertrude Fitzpatrick to the theater?
What was her father's first
name? When did he die? Did she have siblings?