Rowena Caroline Yeaton

29 April 1912–18 February 2005 (Age 92)
Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States

The Life of Rowena Caroline

When Rowena Caroline Yeaton was born on 29 April 1912, in Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States, her father, Herbert Gardner Yeaton, was 28 and her mother, Francine Mahala Bagley, was 21. She married Robert Lincoln Brown on 21 May 1931, in Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States. She lived in Hartford, Connecticut, United States in 1935 and Old Lyme, New London, Connecticut, United States in 1940. She died on 18 February 2005, in Hillsborough, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States, at the age of 92.

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Robert Lincoln Brown
Rowena Caroline Yeaton
Marriage: 21 May 1931

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21 May 1931
Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States

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World Events (8)

1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.
1916 · New Hampshire Holds First Primary

Age 4

In 1916, New Hampshire held the first presidential primary election even though it would not become important until 1952.
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 25

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Probably English: habitational name from Yeaton in Shropshire, named with Old English ēa ‘river’ + tūn ‘farmstead’, or possibly from any of the numerous places called Eaton ( see Eaton ). The surname, however, does not appear in current English records.

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

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  • Rowena C Yeaton in household of Herbert G Yeaton, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Rowena C Yeaton in household of Herbert G Yeaton, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Rowena Brown in household of Robert Brown, "United States Census, 1940"

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