Gilbert Hume Rowe

7 July 1904–October 1971 (Age 67)
Bristol, Elkhart, Indiana, United States

The Life of Gilbert Hume

When Gilbert Hume Rowe was born on 7 July 1904, in Bristol, Elkhart, Indiana, United States, his father, Walter Ellsworth Rowe, was 36 and his mother, Adeline Meech Hume, was 25. He lived in Lexington, Fayette, Kentucky, United States in 1910 and Merion Township, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, United States in 1920. He died in October 1971, in Columbia, Richland, South Carolina, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Columbia, Richland, South Carolina, United States.

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Walter Ellsworth Rowe
Adeline Meech Hume
Gilbert Hume Rowe
Gertrude Hume Rowe
Helen Hume Rowe
Ann Ellsworth Rowe

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World Events (8)

1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 1

The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 
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.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 19

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

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)

  • Gilbert Rowe in household of Walter Rowe, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Gilbert Rowe in household of Walter Rowe, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Gilbert Hume Rowe, "Find A Grave Index"

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