Sallie Eva Gunn

22 April 1895–11 March 1969 (Age 73)
North Carolina, United States

The Life of Sallie Eva

When Sallie Eva Gunn was born on 22 April 1895, in North Carolina, United States, her father, Henry H. Gunn, was 25 and her mother, Eliza L Trolinger, was 25. She married Count Palaster Noble on 5 December 1914, in Alamance, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She lived in Township 12, Alamance, North Carolina, United States in 1900. She died on 11 March 1969, in Burlington, Alamance, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 73.

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Family Time Line

Count Palaster Noble
1886–1934
Sallie Eva Gunn
1895–1969
Marriage: 5 December 1914
Frances Noble
1919–
Iva Noble
1921–

Spouse and Children

    Count Palaster Noble

    Male1886–1934Male

    Female1895–1969Female

MARRIAGE
5 December 1914
Alamance, North Carolina, United States
children

(2)

    Frances Noble

    Female1919–Female

    Iva Noble

    Female1921–Female

Parents and Siblings

    Henry H. Gunn

    Male1870–1928Male

    Eliza L Trolinger

    Female1869–1941Female

siblings

(12)

    Female1891–1961Female

    Jessie Gunn

    Female1893–Female

    Female1895–1969Female

    Clarence Gunn

    Male1899–Male

    Thaddeus Gunn

    Male1901–Male

+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 1

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1897 · First Bill for Women Suffrage

Age 2

In 1897, Senator J.L. Hyatt introduced the woman suffrage bill in North Carolina. The bill did not make it past the committee.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 21

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.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish: name of a clan associated with Caithness, derived from the Old Norse personal name Gunnr (or the feminine form Gunne), a short form of any of various compound names with the first element gunn ‘battle’.2 Scottish: sometimes an Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Gille Dhuinn ‘son of the servant of the brown one’ ( see Dunn ). (According to Woulfe a name of the same form also existed in Sligo, Ireland.)3 English: metonymic occupational name for someone who operated a siege engine or cannon, perhaps also a nickname for a forceful person, from Middle English gunne, gonne ‘ballista’, ‘cannon’, ‘gun’. The term originated as a humorous application of the Scandinavian female personal name Gunne or Gunnhildr.

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

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Sources (2)

  • Sallie N Gunn in household of Henry H Gunn, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Sallie Gunn in household of Henry Gunn, "United States Census, 1900"

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