Rosa Ellen Gambling (1858 - 1915)

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Salisbury, Wiltshire County, England United Kingdom

Death


Sutton Scotney, Hampshire County, England United Kingdom

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Partner: Arthur William Rawlins
Children with Arthur: Alvah Dan Eustace Rawlins

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1858 - In the year that Rosa Ellen Gambling was born, on May 11th, Minnesota became the 32nd U.S. state. It was previously the eastern half of the Minnesota Territory.

1866 - At the age of only 8 years old, Rosa was alive when on April 10th, the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals - the ASPCA - was created. New Yorker Henry Bergh was the first President of the Society and the leader in its creation. He later formed the Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children.

1880 - Rosa was 22 years old when on February 4th, five members of one family in Ontario, Canada were killed and their farm was burned by a mob. Called the Black Donnelly Massacre, the Irish family had been feuding with other citizens of the town. No one was ever convicted.

1912 - When she was 54 years old, the Girl Scouts of the USA was started by Juliette Gordon Low with the help of Sir Robert Baden-Powell, the founder of Boy Scouts in Great Britain. She said after a meeting with Baden-Powell, "I've got something for the girls of Savannah, and all of America, and all the world, and we're going to start it tonight!" And she did.

1915 - In the year of Rosa Ellen Gambling's passing, The Birth of a Nation opened in February. A silent film, it was the most ambitious film to date and is considered a classic. Three hours long, it starred Lillian Gish and was directed by D. W. Griffith. The movie was based on the book The Clansman and told the story of two families (one pro-Union and one pro-Confederate) and their relationship during the Civil War and Reconstruction. The KKK was shown as "a heroic force".

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Rosa Ellen Gambling, mother to 1 child, passed away on September 11, 1915 in Sutton Scotney, England , United Kingdom at age 57. There is no known cause of death. She was born on January 11, 1858 in Salisbury, England , United Kingdom. Rosa's partner was Arthur William Rawlins. and they gave birth to Alvah Dan Eustace Rawlins.

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