Edna May Rose

1 April 1905–15 May 1965 (Age 60)
Sunderland, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Edna May

When Edna May Rose was born on 1 April 1905, in Sunderland, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Leon Edgar Rose, was 26 and her mother, Elsie Dean Bridges, was 24. She married Neal Montague Gunn on 25 September 1923, in Sunderland, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Groton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States in 1930 and Rockville, Vernon, Tolland, Connecticut, United States in 1940. She died on 15 May 1965, in Sunderland, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 60, and was buried in Sunderland, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States.

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Family Time Line

Neal Montague Gunn
1899–1973
Edna May Rose
1905–1965
Marriage: 25 September 1923
Neal Gunn
1924–1998
Edgar Gunn
1927–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
25 September 1923
Sunderland, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States
children

(2)

    Neal Gunn

    Male1924–1998Male

    Edgar Gunn

    Male1927–Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(6)

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 1

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1906 · Licencing Butchers

Age 1

A law that makes it a crime to misbrand meat being sold as food, and ensures that the meat is slaughtered and processed under sanitary conditions.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 18

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

1 English, Scottish, French, and German: from the name of the flower, Middle English, Old French, Middle High German rose (Latin rosa), in various applications. In part it is a topographic name for someone who lived at a place where wild roses grew, or a habitational name for someone living at a house bearing the sign of the rose. It is also found, especially in Europe, as a nickname for a man with a ‘rosy’ complexion. As an American surname, this name has absorbed cognates and similarsounding names from other European languages.2 English: variant of Royce .3 Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from the word for the flower (German Rose, Yiddish royz), or a metronymic name from the Yiddish female personal name Royze, derived from the word for the flower.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Edna M Gunn in household of Leon E Rose, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Edna M Gunn in household of Neal M Gunn, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Edna Gunn in household of Neal Gunn, "United States Census, 1940"

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