Rose Sepic

9 June 1918–21 August 2008 (Age 90)
Samoa, Humboldt, California, United States

The Life Summary of Rose

When Rose Sepic was born on 9 June 1918, in Samoa, Humboldt, California, United States, her father, Anton Sepic, was 38 and her mother, Franciska Cuculic, was 36. She married Grover Cleveland Davlin on 1 September 1940, in Reno, Washoe, Nevada, United States. She died on 21 August 2008, in Eureka, Humboldt, California, United States, at the age of 90.

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Grover Cleveland Davlin
1916–1949
Rose Sepic
1918–2008
Marriage: 1 September 1940

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World Events (8)

1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment
Age 1
The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.
1934 · Alcatraz Island Becomes Federal Penitentiary
Age 16
Alcatraz Island officially became Alcatraz Federal Penitentiary on August 11, 1934. The island is situated in the middle of frigid water and strong currents of the San Francisco Bay, which deemed it virtually inescapable. Alcatraz became known as the toughest prison in America and was seen as a “last resort prison.” Therefore, Alcatraz housed some of America’s most notorious prisoners such as Al Capone and Robert Franklin Stroud. Due to the exorbitant cost of running the prison, and the deterioration of the buildings due to salt spray, Alcatraz Island closed as a penitentiary on March 21, 1963. 
1942 · The Japanese American internment
Age 24
Caused by the tensions between the United States and the Empire of Japan, the internment of Japanese Americans caused many to be forced out of their homes and forcibly relocated into concentration camps in the western states. More than 110,000 Japanese Americans were forced into these camps in fear that some of them were spies for Japan.

Name Meaning

Croatian (Šepić): patronymic from a nickname šepa ‘lame man’, derived from šepati ‘to limp’. It may also be an Italianized form of this surname, originating from Istria and the city of Rijeka.

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

Sources (2)

  • Rose Sepic in household of Tony Sepic, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Rose Sepic, "Nevada County Marriages, 1862-1993"

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