Louise Roxana Gilman

Female1 March 1881–9 July 1970

Brief Life History of Louise Roxana

When Louise Roxana Gilman was born on 1 March 1881, in Foxcroft, Piscataquis, Maine, United States, her father, Augustus William Gilman, was 38 and her mother, Mary Lizzie Loring, was 23. She married Leslie Raymond Rounds on 1 September 1909, in Foxcroft, Piscataquis, Maine, United States. She lived in New Jersey, United States in 1935 and Ho-Ho-Kus, Bergen, New Jersey, United States in 1940. She died on 9 July 1970, in Sanford, York, Maine, United States, at the age of 89.

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Leslie Raymond Rounds
Louise Roxana Gilman
Marriage: 1 September 1909

Sources (13)

  • Louise G Rounds in household of Leslie R Rounds, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Louise R Gilman, "Maine, Marriage Index, 1892-1966, 1977-1996"
  • Louise G Rounds, "Maine Death Index, 1960-1996"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 September 1909Foxcroft, Piscataquis, Maine, United States
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (4)

    World Events (8)

    1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

    Age 1

    A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.


    Age 13

    Mary Philbrook was the first woman in New Jersey to become a lawyer. She had applied for admission to the New Jersey Bar in 1894, but was rejected because the New Jersey Court stated that women were not vested with any right to be attorneys. Mary lobbied with the Jersey City Woman's Club for an update to the law, which was passed in 1895 and allowed women to become lawyers. Mary Philbrook was the first woman to be admitted after the law change.

    1906 · Saving Food Labels

    Age 25

    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.

    Name Meaning

    English: from a personal name, Old French Guillemin, Anglo-Norman French Willemin, pet forms of Guillelmes, Guillaumes, and Willelmes (see William ).

    Altered form of German Gillmann (see Gillman ).

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

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