Laura Rosetta Gilmore

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

The Life of Laura Rosetta

When Laura Rosetta Gilmore was born on 11 August 1892, in Jasper, 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, 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, Jasper, Indiana, United States in 1940. She died in March 1967, at the age of 74, and was buried in DeMotte, Jasper, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Allen Gregory White
Laura Rosetta Gilmore
Marriage: 5 November 1913
Mary Catherine White
Elizabeth Frances White
Julia Maxine Eaton

Spouse and Children

5 November 1913
Rensselaer, Jasper, Indiana, United States


    Mary Catherine White


    Elizabeth Frances White


    Julia Maxine Eaton


Parents and Siblings

    Charles Welch Gilmore





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

1 Scottish and Irish (Ulster): reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Gille Mhoire (Scots), Mac Giolla Mhuire (Irish), patronymics from personal names meaning ‘servant of (the Virgin) Mary’.2 Irish: in Armagh, reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Giolla Mhura ‘servant of St. Mura (of Fahan, Donegal)’ or, in Sligo, of Mac Giolla Mhir ‘son of the spirited lad’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Laura White in household of Allen White, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Laura White in household of Allen White, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Laura White in household of Allen White, "United States Census, 1920"

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