Minnie Grove Rowe

7 February 1899–5 July 1948 (Age 49)
Shepherdstown, Jefferson, Virginia, United States

The Life of Minnie Grove

When Minnie Grove Rowe was born on 7 February 1899, in Shepherdstown, Jefferson, Virginia, United States, her father, William Sylvester Rowe, was 36 and her mother, Ann M Koontz, was 30. She had at least 3 sons and 1 daughter with Charles Walter Fisher. She lived in Shepherdstown, Jefferson, West Virginia, United States for about 10 years and Cumberland, Allegany, Maryland, United States for about 10 years. She died on 5 July 1948, at the age of 49.

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Charles Walter Fisher
Minnie Grove Rowe
Charles Maynard Fisher
William Rowe Fisher
Earl L Fisher
Norma V Fisher

Spouse and Children




    William Rowe Fisher


    Earl L Fisher


    Norma V Fisher


Parents and Siblings



    Roy Richard Rowe



    Golden R Row





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World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 1

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1901 · Maggie Lena Walker Opens Bank

Age 2

Maggie Lena Walker was the first African American and woman to open a bank. She opened the St. Luke Penny Savings Bank on August 20, 1901. She encouraged the young people to start saving their pennies in her bank and when they hit a hundred pennies they could start a bank account with the bank.
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 14

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

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 (3)

  • Minnie G Fisher in household of Charles W Fisher, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Minnie G Fisher in household of Charles W Fisher, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Minnie Rowe in household of William Rowe, "United States Census, 1910"

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