Rosamond Elizabeth Lewis

2 November 1891–8 August 1969 (Age 77)
Wood, Texas, United States

The Life of Rosamond Elizabeth

When Rosamond Elizabeth Lewis was born on 2 November 1891, in Wood, Texas, United States, her father, Norman Pryor Lewis, was 34 and her mother, Mary Elizabeth Shores, was 34. She married Clinton Allen on 20 December 1908, in Wood, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Justice Precinct 2, Wood, Texas, United States for about 10 years. She died on 8 August 1969, in Dallas, Dallas, Texas, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Cedars Memorial Gardens, Mineola, Wood, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Clinton Allen
1885–1912
Rosamond Elizabeth Lewis
1891–1969
Marriage: 20 December 1908
Gordon F Allen
1910–1959

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
20 December 1908
Wood, Texas, United States
children

(1)

    Gordon F Allen

    Male1910–1959Male

Parents and Siblings

    Male1857–1927Male

    Mary Elizabeth Shores

    Female1857–1940Female

siblings

(7)

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World Events (8)

1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

Age 3

Under the direction of Governor Jim Hogg, Texas filed a lawsuit against John D. Rockefeller for violating state monopoly laws. Hogg argued that Standard Oil Company and Water-Piece Oil Company of Missouri were engaged in illegal practices like price fixing, rebates, and consolidation. Rockefeller was indicted, but never tried in a court of law; other employees of his company were convicted as guilty.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 5

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 21

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

Like the French name Louis, which is derived from Ludovicus, from the Old German name Ludwig. A root is "lautwig," meaning illustrious warrior. From this name come the old female names Lewes and Lewisa, from whence comes the modern name Louisa. Louise is a French form of Lewis. Liusaidh is a Gaelic form of Louisa. Luthais is a Gaelic form of Lewis. Loeys is an Anglo-Norman form of Lewis.

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Sources (3)

  • Rosa Allen in household of Clint Allen, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Rosa E Lewis in household of Norman P Lewis, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Rose Allen in entry for Gordon T Allen, "Texas Birth Certificates, 1903-1935"

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