Gussie Mae Rowe

19 June 1904–26 May 1985 (Age 80)
Oklahoma, United States

The Life of Gussie Mae

When Gussie Mae Rowe was born on 19 June 1904, in Oklahoma, United States, her father, John Samuel Rowe, was 43 and her mother, Ida Jane Nunn, was 35. She married Elva Edgar Martin on 6 September 1919, in Pittsburg, Oklahoma, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Stuart, Hughes, Oklahoma, United States for about 20 years and Holdenville, Hughes, Oklahoma, United States in 1940. She died on 26 May 1985, in Harris, Texas, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Holdenville Cemetery, Holdenville, Hughes, Oklahoma, United States.

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Family Time Line

Elva Edgar Martin
Gussie Mae Rowe
Marriage: 6 September 1919
Lloyd Eugene Martin
Crude Edward Martin

Spouse and Children

6 September 1919
Pittsburg, Oklahoma, United States


Parents and Siblings

    John Samuel Rowe





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World Events (8)

1905 · Construction of the Praetorian Building

Age 1

Texas completed the construction of the Praetorian Building (Stone Plane Tower) in 1909. It was the first skyscraper in Texas and the Southwestern United States. The building had 15 stories and was 190 ft tall.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 2

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Age 23

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

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)

  • Gussie Martin in household of Loyd Martin, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Gussie Rowe in household of Sam Rowe, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Gussie M Martin, "United States Census, 1930"

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