Elsie Dumas

15 September 1894–1975 (Age 80)
Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of Elsie

Elsie Dumas was born on 15 September 1894, in Pennsylvania, United States. She married Robert J Gabriel about 1914, in Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States in 1930. She died in 1975, in Philadelphia Monthly Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 81.

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Robert J Gabriel
Elsie Dumas
Marriage: about 1914
Manieta Gabriel
Robert J Gabriel

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1914Pennsylvania, United States
  • Children


    World Events (8)

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
    Age 2
    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.
    1905 · The Movie Theater
    Age 11
    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. 
    1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress
    Age 22
    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

    Some characteristic forenames: French Andre, Armand, Normand, Michel, Pierre, Antoine, Camille, Emile, Jacques, Marcel, Philippe, Raoul.French: topographic name for someone who lived in an isolated dwelling in the country rather than in a village, from Occitan mas ‘farmstead’ (see Mas 1); or a habitational name for someone from Le Mas, the name of several places mainly in the southern part of France, named with the same word. It is formed with fused preposition and definite article du ‘from the’. This surname is also common in Haiti. Compare Demos and Demoss .History: François Dumas from Nanteuil-en-Vallée in Charente, France, married Marguerite Foy in QC in 1667. — This surname is listed (independently and along with its altered forms De Mos and De Moss) in the (US) National Huguenot Society's register of qualified Huguenot ancestors.

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

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    Sources (2)

    • Elsie Gatnel in household of Robert Gatnel, "United States Census, 1920"
    • Elsie Gabriel in household of Robert Gabriel, "United States Census, 1930"

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