Myrtle Irena Rothgeb

29 January 1893–22 March 1964 (Age 71)
Page, Virginia, United States

The Life of Myrtle Irena

When Myrtle Irena Rothgeb was born on 29 January 1893, in Page, Virginia, United States, her father, David A Rothgeb, was 37 and her mother, Henrietta Catherine Dinges, was 31. She married George Washington Donovan on 1 December 1926, in Luray, Page, Virginia, United States. She lived in Marksville, Page, Virginia, United States for about 30 years and Marksville Magisterial District, Page, Virginia, United States in 1940. She died on 22 March 1964, in Luray, Page, Virginia, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Page, Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Washington Donovan
Myrtle Irena Rothgeb
Marriage: 1 December 1926

Spouse and Children

    George Washington Donovan



1 December 1926
Luray, Page, Virginia, United States

Parents and Siblings

    David A Rothgeb


    Henrietta Catherine Dinges





    Clide D Rothgeb


    Jesse M Rothgeb



    Susan Rothgeb


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World Events (8)

1894 · Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument

Age 1

On May 30, 18944 the Confederate Soldiers and Sailors’ Monument was unveiled. It is 73 feet high and over looks Libby Hill Park. the statue represents the 13 Confederate States.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 3

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.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 19

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

German: variant of Rathgeber .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Myrtle I Rothgeb in household of David A Rothgeb, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Myrtle Donevan in household of George Donevan, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Myrtle I Donevan in household of Geo W Donevan, "United States Census, 1930"

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