Laura Rosetta Gilmore

Female11 August 1892–March 1967

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

Sources (11)

  • Laura White in household of Allen White, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Laura Gilmore, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2019"
  • Laura R Gilmore White, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    5 November 1913Rensselaer, Marion Township, Jasper, Indiana, United States
  • Children (3)

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    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.

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