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Vingetta Elizabeth "Vingie" Roe Lawton
Birth: Dec. 7, 1879
Oxford
Sumner County
Kansas, USA
Death: Aug. 13, 1958
Sonoma
Sonoma County
California, USA

Celebrated Author of 31 books.

Her family lived in Wichita, Kansas until 1889 when they moved to Guthrie, Oklahoma.
Later she moved to Wellston, Carney, and Fallis, Oklahoma.

She was not schooled beyond her sixth grade year, and learned her knowledge of literature from books and short stories.

At an early age, she wrote poetry; later submitting it to Wichita Eagle, a Kansas newsletter.

Vingie attended Oklahoma A&M for six months in 1902.

Submitting her first novel; Maid of the Whispering Hills to Dodd, Mead & Co. It was published right away.

Vingie met Raymond C. Lawton in New Orleans in 1906. As Raymond was in the Navy, their courtship began and was sustained until marriage by correspondence. They were married on April 12, 1907, the next month leaving for the Rougue River Valley in the State of Oregon. There, they owned a fruit farm.

Vingie divorced Raymond and moved to California. Living there with her Mother until her death.

 
 
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 Parents:
  Maurice Pool Roe (1848 - 1907)
  Clara Castanien Roe (1855 - 1947)
 
 Sibling:
  Vingetta Elizabeth Roe Lawton (1879 - 1958)
  Glenne St Gyr Roe (1891 - 1900)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Tulocay Cemetery
Napa
Napa County
California, USA
Plot: Main Mausoleum, Building 3S, Row 3, Crypt 90
 
Created by: Whitfield
Record added: Jul 02, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 113219503
Vingetta Elizabeth Vingie <i>Roe</i> Lawton
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Vingetta Elizabeth Vingie <i>Roe</i> Lawton
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