Gertrude W Rabey

1907–2000 (Age 93)
New York City, New York, United States

The Life of Gertrude W

When Gertrude W Rabey was born on 13 February 1907, in New York City, New York, United States, her father, Daniel Falla Rabey, was 42 and her mother, Maria Suydam Van Horn, was 41. She married Gustave Adolph Rappold Jr. on 8 October 1932, in Queens, New York, United States. She lived in Queens, New York, United States in 1930 and Queens, New York City, New York, United States in 1940. She died on 27 April 2000, in Merrick, Hempstead, Nassau, New York, United States, at the age of 93.

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Gertrude W Rabey
Gustave Adolph Rappold Jr.
Marriage: 8 October 1932

Spouse & Children

8 October 1932
Queens, New York, United States

Parents & Siblings

  • Male1864–1945Male

  • Maria Suydam Van Horn




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World Events (8)

1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 1

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.
1913 · The Woolworth Building Opens as the Tallest Building in the World

Age 6

At 792 feet above Broadway, the Woolworth Building became the tallest building in the world and held the record for 17 years. The Woolworth Building was overshadowed by the Chrysler Building at 1,046 feet in 1930 and the Empire State Building at 1,454 feet in 1931. Retailer and mogul Frank W. Woolworth commissioned the Woolworth Building in 1910 with the intent of his namesake building to be the tallest in the world. The 13 million dollar project was financed in cash by Woolworth which allowed him freedoms in the design and construction of the ornate, gothic building. An opening ceremony was held on April 24, 1913 at which President Woodrow Wilson pressed a button from the White House and lit the historic building in New York City.

Age 25

Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.

Name Meaning

1 English: variant spelling of Raby .2 Hungarian (Raby): probably a pet form of the rare ecclesiastical name Rabán, from Latin Rabanus.3 Perhaps an Americanized spelling of German Rabe .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Gertrude W Rader in household of Daniel F Rader, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Gertrude W Rappold in household of Gustave A Rappold, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Gertrude P Raby in household of Daniel F Raby, "United States Census, 1920"

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