Isaac Ralph Gerow

Male24 December 1882–14 April 1955

Brief Life History of Isaac Ralph

When Isaac Ralph Gerow was born on 24 December 1882, in Hodgdon, Aroostook, Maine, United States, his father, Wellington A Gerow, was 39 and his mother, Elvira A Moody, was 34. He married Elizabeth J Howard on 1 January 1907, in Cary, Aroostook, Maine, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Cary, Aroostook, Maine, United States in 1910 and Littleton, Aroostook, Maine, United States in 1920. He died on 14 April 1955, in Houlton, Aroostook, Maine, United States, at the age of 72.

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Isaac Ralph Gerow
Elizabeth J Howard
Marriage: 1 January 1907
Vernon W Gerow
Ethel Gerow

Sources (11)

  • Isaac Gerow, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Isaac R Gerow, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Isaac Ralph Gerow, "Maine Births and Christenings, 1739-1900"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 January 1907Cary, Aroostook, Maine, United States
  • Children (2)

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    Siblings (10)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 4

    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

    1898 · Sinking of USS Maine

    Age 16

    During the Cuban War for Independence, the USS Maine had been sent to Havana to look out for the interests of the United States. On February 15, 1898, at approximately 21:40, an explosion on USS Maine was caused by roughly 5 long tons of powder. The front of the ship was demolished and the remains quickly sunk to the bottom of the ocean. 260 men lost their lives in the explosion itself, with at least six more dying afterwards from related injuries. The event kicked off an atmosphere of contention that would eventually lead to the Spanish-American War.

    1902 · So Much Farm Land

    Age 20

    A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.

    Name Meaning

    Americanized form of French Giroux or Giraud .

    History: This surname is listed along with its original form Giraud in the (US) National Huguenot Society's register of qualified Huguenot ancestors.

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

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