Laura Rosetta Gilmore

11 August 1892–March 1967 (Age 74)
Jasper, Bainbridge Township, Dubois, Indiana, United States

The Life Summary of Laura Rosetta

When Laura Rosetta Gilmore was born on 11 August 1892, in Jasper, Bainbridge Township, Dubois, Indiana, United States, her father, Charles Welch Gilmore, was 37 and her mother, Mary Maria Hurley, was 31. She married Allen Gregory White on 5 November 1913, in Rensselaer, Marion Township, Jasper, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. She lived in Jasper, Indiana, United States in 1935 and Fair Oaks, Union Township, Jasper, Indiana, United States in 1940. She died in March 1967, at the age of 74, and was buried in DeMotte, Keener Township, Jasper, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Allen Gregory White
1892–1971
Laura Rosetta Gilmore
1892–1967
Marriage: 5 November 1913
Mary Catherine White
1916–2001
Elizabeth Frances White
1917–1998
Julia Maxine White
1928–2004

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    5 November 1913Rensselaer, Marion Township, Jasper, Indiana, United States
  • Children

    (3)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (5)

    World Events (8)

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
    Age 4
    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
    1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded
    Age 14
    The town of Gary, Indiana, was founded by the United States Steel Corporation in 1906. The Gary Works steel mill was the largest integrated mill in North America. The city of Gary was named after Elbert Henry Gary who was the founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and American lawyer and county judge. Gary partnered with J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab to found the United States Steel Corporation.
    1912 · The Girl Scouts
    Age 20
    Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish and Irish (Ulster and Galway): shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Gille Mhoire (Scots), Mac Giolla Mhuire (Irish), patronymics from personal names meaning ‘servant (i.e. devotee) of (the Virgin) Mary’.Irish: in Sligo, shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Giolla Mhir ‘son of the spirited lad’.English: habitational name from Gillamoor in Rydale (North Yorkshire), from Old English Gedling (‘place called after Gētla’, from the Old English personal name Gētla + the connective particle -ing) + mōr ‘moor’.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

    Possible Related Names

    Gilmer
    Gillmer
    Claymore
    Gillmor
    Gillmore
    Gilmour

    Sources (11)

    • Laura White in household of Allen White, "United States Census, 1940"
    • Laura Gilmore in entry for Melvon A. Eaton, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2019"
    • Laura White in household of Allen White, "United States Census, 1930"

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