Rose Olive Gwinn

FemaleJanuary 1870–26 November 1925

Brief Life History of Rose Olive

When Rose Olive Gwinn was born in January 1870, in Muncie, Center Township, Delaware, Indiana, United States, her father, Moses Minister Gwin, was 42 and her mother, Nancy Hendricks, was 42. She married William Frederick Wiggerly on 1 December 1887, in Randolph, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Morristown, Hanover Township, Shelby, Indiana, United States in 1880 and Mount Pleasant, Perry Township, Delaware, Indiana, United States in 1910. She died on 26 November 1925, in Yorktown, Mount Pleasant Township, Delaware, Indiana, United States, at the age of 55, and was buried in Beech Grove Cemetery, Muncie, Center Township, Delaware, Indiana, United States.

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William Frederick Wiggerly
Rose Olive Gwinn
Marriage: 1 December 1887
Blanche Karolyn Wiggerly
Ward Silvious Wiggerly
Neva June Wiggerly
Forrest Raymond Wiggerly
Lula Marcella Wiggerly
Reba Roberta Wiggerly
William Farada Wiggerly

Sources (20)

  • Rosa O Gwin in household of Moses M Gwin, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Rose Gwinn - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: Rose Olive Gwin
  • Rosa O Gwin, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 December 1887Randolph, Indiana, United States
  • Children (7)

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    World Events (8)

    1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

    Age 0

    Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

    1870 · Giving all the right to vote

    Age 0

    The Act was an extension of the Fifteenth Amendment, that prohibited discrimination by state offices in voter registration. It also helped empower the President with the authority to enforce the first section of the Fifteenth Amendment throughout the United States. Being the first of three Enforcement Acts passed by the Congress, it helped combat attacks on the suffrage rights of African Americans.


    Age 16

    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

    Name Meaning

    Welsh: variant of Gwin .

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

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