Rowena Stewart (1907 - 1980)

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Rowena Stewart
1907 - 1980
updated February 06, 2019
Rowena Stewart was born on June 4, 1907. She died in October 1980 at 73 years of age. We know that Rowena Stewart had been residing in Washington, District of Columbia County, District Of Columbia 20001.


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Rowena Stewart died in October 1980 at 73 years old. She was born on June 4, 1907. There is no information about Rowena's immediate family. We know that Rowena Stewart had been residing in Washington, District of Columbia County, District Of Columbia 20001.
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In 1907, in the year that Rowena Stewart was born, the Monongah coal mining disaster occurred on December 6th, happening at the Fairmont Coal Company’s No. 6 and No. 8 mines.. Over 361 miners were killed. Because there was no breathing apparatus at the time to help rescuers, recovery efforts were greatly hampered. It is considered the worst mining disaster in American history and led to government oversight in mining practices.

In 1914, when she was merely 7 years old, in August, the world's first red and green traffic lights were installed at the corner of East 105th Street and Euclid Avenue in Cleveland Ohio. The electric traffic light had been invented by a policeman in Salt Lake City Utah in 1912.

In 1956, at the age of 49 years old, Rowena was alive when on May 20th, the U.S. tested the first hydrogen bomb dropped from a plane over Bikini Atoll. Previously, hydrogen bombs had only been tested on the ground. The Atomic Age moved forward.

In 1964, Rowena was 57 years old when on February 9th, the Beatles appeared on The Ed Sullivan Show. 73 million people watched - although the Beatles couldn't be heard because of the loud screaming of the female teenage audience.

In 1980, in the year of Rowena Stewart's passing, on December 8th, ex-Beatle John Lennon was shot and killed by Mark David Chapman in front of his home - the Dakota - in New York City. Chapman was found guilty of murder and still remains in jail.

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Jun 2, 1928 - May 30, 1999
Brunswick, MD
Lillian Stewart
Mar 8, 1918 - August 1980
San Francisco, California
Mary A Stewart
Mar 10, 1908 - Mar 24, 1996
Washington, DC
William Stewart
Dec 7, 1883 - September 1963
Gladys N Stewart
Jan 11, 1924 - Jul 11, 1991
Washington, DC
Jane P Stewart
Apr 25, 1927 - Nov 25, 2002
Washington, DC
Martha Stewart
Mar 28, 1914 - August 1978
Washington, District of Columbia
Bernard C Stewart
Oct 4, 1927 - Feb 20, 1987
Mamie Stewart
Apr 12, 1913 - June 1981
Dwight Stewart
Feb 7, 1918 - December 1992
Moorestown, NJ
Margaret Stewart
Aug 27, 1898 - August 1978
Washington, District of Columbia
Elsie B Stewart
Dec 23, 1912 - Mar 14, 1994
Ventura, CA
Mary C Stewart
Sep 8, 1913 - Jul 2, 2001
College Park, MD
Elizabeth Stewart
Jul 30, 1884 - October 1971
Glastonbury, Connecticut
Marion G Stewart
Feb 4, 1922 - Dec 17, 2001
Orange, VA
Estell Stewart
Feb 16, 1912 - March 1978
Joseph Turner Stewart
Apr 30, 1929 - Apr 2, 2009
Skillman, New Jersey
Marie L Stewart
Feb 7, 1928 - Jan 10, 2006
Hyattsville, MD

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