Dora Jeanette Rowe

14 July 1917–14 December 2011 (Age 94)
Hammond, Lake, Indiana, United States

The Life of Dora Jeanette

When Dora Jeanette Rowe was born on 14 July 1917, in Hammond, Lake, Indiana, United States, her father, Roy Melvin Rowe, was 23 and her mother, Isadore Marie Ford, was 23. She lived in Lewis, Washington, United States in 1930 and Lewis and Clark Election Precinct, Chelan, Washington, United States in 1940. She died on 14 December 2011, in Wenatchee, Chelan, Washington, United States, at the age of 94, and was buried in Wenatchee Cemetery, Wenatchee, Chelan, Washington, United States.

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Roy Melvin Rowe
Isadore Marie Ford
Dora Jeanette Rowe
Robert F Rowe
Marvin Jay Rowe
Richard D Rowe

Parents and Siblings




    Robert F Rowe


    Marvin Jay Rowe


    Richard D Rowe


World Events (8)

1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 1

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.
1919 · Seattle General Strike

Age 2

The Seattle general strike was a five day strike in 1919, where around 65,000 workers began striking for higher wages. This happened two years after WWI  wage controls.
1942 · The Japanese American internment

Age 25

Caused by the tensions between the United States and the Empire of Japan, the internment of Japanese Americans caused many to be forced out of their homes and forcibly relocated into concentration camps in the western states. More than 110,000 Japanese Americans were forced into these camps in fear that some of them were spies for Japan.

Name Meaning

English:1. topographic name for someone who lived by a hedgerow or in a row of houses built next to one another, from Middle English row (northern Middle English raw, from Old English rāw). 2. from the medieval personal name Row, a variant of Rou(l) ( see Rollo , Rolf ) or a short form of Rowland . 3. English name adopted by bearers of French Baillargeon .

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

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Sources (2)

  • Dora J Rowe in household of Roy M Rowe, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Jeanette Rowe in household of Roy M Rowe, "United States Census, 1930"

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