Rosanna Virginia Martin

6 March 1906–5 September 1994 (Age 88)
York, Virginia, United States

The Life of Rosanna Virginia

When Rosanna Virginia Martin was born on 6 March 1906, in York, Virginia, United States, her father, Moses Levi Martin, was 41 and her mother, Maria Elizabeth Hopkins, was 45. She had at least 2 sons and 7 daughters with Harley Theodore Gilbert. She lived in Poquoson, York, Virginia, United States for about 20 years and Wythe District, Elizabeth City, Virginia, United States in 1940. She died on 5 September 1994, in York, Virginia, United States, at the age of 88.

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Family Time Line

Harley Theodore Gilbert
1904–1986
Rosanna Virginia Martin
1906–1994
Rosie M Gilbert
1927–
Stantly E Gilbert
1928–
Mildred Elizabeth Gilbert
1929–1999
Earline Gilbert
1930–
Elmer Martin Gilbert
1934–1961
Marie Ann Gilbert
1934–
Dorothy Bell "Dot" Gilbert
1941–
Doris Faye Gilbert
1944–
Betty Gilbert', Cash
1945–2014

Spouse and Children

children

(9)

    Rosie M Gilbert

    Female1927–Female

    Stantly E Gilbert

    Male1928–Male

    Mildred Elizabeth Gilbert

    Female1929–1999Female

    Earline Gilbert

    Female1930–Female

    Elmer Martin Gilbert

    Male1934–1961Male

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(8)

    J T Martin

    Male1888–1892Male

    Male1890–1969Male

    George W. Martin

    Male1892–1892Male

    Male1893–1966Male

    Elizabeth Ann Martin

    Female1897–1897Female

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 1

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.
1917 · Camp Lee Training Facility

Age 11

Camp Lee was the sight of where Europeans first came face to face with the Powhatan Confederation. Than during the Civil War  the Union forces used it as a surprise attack and blocked Lee’s army from the supply base. When World War II started Fort Lee became Camp Lee and was used as a training facility.
1929

Age 23

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

1 English, Scottish, Irish, French, Dutch, German, Czech, Slovak, Spanish (Martín), Italian (Venice), etc.: from a personal name (Latin Martinus, a derivative of Mars, genitive Martis, the Roman god of fertility and war, whose name may derive ultimately from a root mar ‘gleam’). This was borne by a famous 4th-century saint, Martin of Tours, and consequently became extremely popular throughout Europe in the Middle Ages. As a North American surname, this form has absorbed many cognates from other European forms.2 English: habitational name from any of several places so called, principally in Hampshire, Lincolnshire, and Worcestershire, named in Old English as ‘settlement by a lake’ (from mere or mær ‘pool’, ‘lake’ + tūn ‘settlement’) or as ‘settlement by a boundary’ (from (ge)mære ‘boundary’ + tūn ‘settlement’). The place name has been charged from Marton under the influence of the personal name Martin.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Rosana Gilbert in household of Hartley Gilbert, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Rosana V Martin in household of Levi Martin, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Rosie Gilbert in household of Levy Martin, "United States Census, 1930"

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