Roscoe G. Rowlett

Male30 August 1896–10 April 1966

Brief Life History of Roscoe G.

When Roscoe G. Rowlett was born on 30 August 1896, in Claiborne, Tennessee, United States, his father, Jesse Crockett Rowlett, was 26 and his mother, Martha J. Lambert, was 24. He married Hattie Fletcher Rowlett on 26 July 1919, in Claiborne, Tennessee, United States. He lived in Civil District 6, Claiborne, Tennessee, United States in 1930. He died on 10 April 1966, in Middlesboro, Bell, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Hurst Cemetery, Middlesboro, Bell, Kentucky, United States.

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Roscoe G. Rowlett
Hattie Fletcher Rowlett
Marriage: 26 July 1919

Sources (12)

  • Roscoe C Rowlett, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Rosco Rawlett, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"
  • Roscoe Rowlett, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    26 July 1919Claiborne, Tennessee, United States
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (5)

    World Events (8)

    1898 · War with the Spanish

    Age 2

    After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

    1900 · Governor Shot

    Age 4

    On January 30, 1900 Governor William Goebel of Kentucky was assassinated. He took a bullet to the chest, outside the Old State Capitol. He died on February 3, 1900.

    1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

    Age 20

    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

    English: from a diminutive of the personal name Rol(l)and. See Rowland and compare Rolling .

    English: from a pet form of the personal name Ralph . Compare Rawling .

    English: from a pet form of the personal name Rolf. See Rolfe and compare Rolling .

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

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