Marieta Pauline Sowder

Female18 July 1913–1 April 1966

Brief Life History of Marieta Pauline

Marieta Pauline Sowder was born on 18 July 1913, in Kansas, United States. She married Antone William Gravance in August 1930, in Reno, Washoe, Nevada, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. She died on 1 April 1966, in California, United States, at the age of 52, and was buried in Palo Alto, Santa Clara, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Antone William Gravance
1908–1976
Marieta Pauline Sowder
1913–1966
Marriage: August 1930
Anita Jean Gravance
1931–2017
Emily Fern Gravance
1933–2010
William John Gravance
1936–1936
Paula Marie Gravance
1937–2015

Sources (5)

  • Marieta Pauline Sowder Gravance, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Marietta Sowder Gravance in entry for Emily Del Carlo, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Sowder in entry for Paula Marie Gravance, "California Birth Index, 1905-1995"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    August 1930Reno, Washoe, Nevada, United States
  • Children (4)

    World Events (8)

    1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

    Age 3

    Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

    1927 · Kansas Adopts a Flag

    Age 14

    The flag of the State of Kansas was adopted on September 24, 1927. The flag was designed by Hazel Avery in 1925.

    1928 · Kansas Wheat

    Age 15

    In 1928, Kansas produced one-seventh of the world's wheat crop. Several years later in 1931, Kansas had produced a record breaking 240 million bushels of wheat.

    Name Meaning

    Americanized form of German Sauder or Sauter .

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

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