Rosetta "Rosa" Green

Last updated 20 Oct 2021 in Spear–Johnson Family.

Individual

Born: Sep 1878 in , , Indiana, United States

Supporting evidence for:
name

census-us-1900-ps-in-gibson-1-4a: 1900 U.S. Census, population schedule, Indiana, Gibson County, Barton Township, enumeration district 1, sheet 4A (form/penned and stamped); 1900 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed before 13 August 2018) > "Indiana > Gibson > Barton > District 0001" image 7; citing “Twelfth Census of the United States, 1900, NARA microfilm publication T623 (1854 rolls), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.” [FHL microfilm 1240372]

Additional detail for reference: Line 36, dwelling 65

Comment: Source includes [married] name (Rosa G. French).

census-us-1910-ps-tx-dallam-68-1a: 1910 U.S. Census, population schedule, Texas, Dallam County, Justice Precinct 1, enumeration district 68, sheet 1A (form/penned) or page 70A (stamped); 1910 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed before 14 August 2018) > "Texas, Dallam County, Justice Precinct 1" image 1; citing “Thirteenth Census of the United States, 1910, NARA microfilm publication T624, roll 1541 (of 1784), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.” [FHL microfilm 1375554]

Additional detail for reference: Lines 26, dwelling 7

Comment: Source includes [married] name (<spelling> French). See research notes for spelling details.

census-us-1920-ps-tx-carson-14-4b: 1920 U.S. Census, population schedule, Texas, Carson County, Justice Precinct 2, enumeration district 14, sheet 4B (form/penned) or page 138B (stamp sequence, not visible on page); 1920 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed before 17 August 2018) > "Texas > Carson > Justice Precinct 2 > District 0014" image 4; citing “Fourteenth Census of the United States, 1920, NARA microfilm publication T625, roll 1785 (of 2076), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.”

Additional detail for reference: Line 78, dwelling 81

Comment: Source includes [married] name (Rosetta French).

census-us-1930-ps-tx-dallam-1-6b: 1930 U.S. Census, population schedule, Texas, Dallam County, Texline, enumeration district 56-1, sheet 6B (form/penned) or page 52B (stamp sequence, not visible on page); 1930 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed before 18 August 2018) > "Texas > Dallam > Texline > District 0001" image 12; citing “Fifteenth Census of the United States, 1930, NARA microfilm publication T626, roll 2312 (of 2667), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.” [FHL microfilm 2342046]

Additional detail for reference: Line 58, dwelling 133

Comment: Source includes [married] name (Rosetta French).

interview-<private>-2009: Email conversation with <private>, 8-14 Feb 2009, includes mailed hardcopy notes; privately held

Additional detail for reference: Message #6.

Comment: Source includes name (Rosetta Green). The informant suggested "Rose Etta" as a first choice before Rosetta, but the latter makes more sense, especially given her use of Rosa as a nickname in other records.

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birth

census-us-1900-ps-in-gibson-1-4a: 1900 U.S. Census, population schedule, Indiana, Gibson County, Barton Township, enumeration district 1, sheet 4A (form/penned and stamped); 1900 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed before 13 August 2018) > "Indiana > Gibson > Barton > District 0001" image 7; citing “Twelfth Census of the United States, 1900, NARA microfilm publication T623 (1854 rolls), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.” [FHL microfilm 1240372]

Additional detail for reference: Line 36, dwelling 65

Comment: Source includes date (Sep/1878), age (21), and location (Indiana). Using her age and the official census date of 1 June 1900 gives a birth date range from 2 June 1878 to 1 June 1879, which encompasses the given date.

census-us-1910-ps-tx-dallam-68-1a: 1910 U.S. Census, population schedule, Texas, Dallam County, Justice Precinct 1, enumeration district 68, sheet 1A (form/penned) or page 70A (stamped); 1910 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed before 14 August 2018) > "Texas, Dallam County, Justice Precinct 1" image 1; citing “Thirteenth Census of the United States, 1910, NARA microfilm publication T624, roll 1541 (of 1784), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.” [FHL microfilm 1375554]

Additional detail for reference: Lines 26, dwelling 7

Comment: Source includes age (<conflict>) and location (Indiana). See research notes for conflict details.

census-us-1920-ps-tx-carson-14-4b: 1920 U.S. Census, population schedule, Texas, Carson County, Justice Precinct 2, enumeration district 14, sheet 4B (form/penned) or page 138B (stamp sequence, not visible on page); 1920 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed before 17 August 2018) > "Texas > Carson > Justice Precinct 2 > District 0014" image 4; citing “Fourteenth Census of the United States, 1920, NARA microfilm publication T625, roll 1785 (of 2076), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.”

Additional detail for reference: Line 78, dwelling 81

Comment: Source includes age (<conflict>) and location (Indiana). See research notes for conflict details.

census-us-1930-ps-tx-dallam-1-6b: 1930 U.S. Census, population schedule, Texas, Dallam County, Texline, enumeration district 56-1, sheet 6B (form/penned) or page 52B (stamp sequence, not visible on page); 1930 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed before 18 August 2018) > "Texas > Dallam > Texline > District 0001" image 12; citing “Fifteenth Census of the United States, 1930, NARA microfilm publication T626, roll 2312 (of 2667), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.” [FHL microfilm 2342046]

Additional detail for reference: Line 58, dwelling 133

Comment: Source includes age (51) and location (Indiana). Using her age and the official census date of 1 Apr 1930 gives a birth date range from 2 Apr 1878 to 1 Apr 1879.

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Family

Spouse/Partner: Charles Walter French (1878 – ?)

Married: Bet 2 Jun 1895 and 15 Apr 1896

Supporting evidence for:
marriage

census-us-1910-ps-tx-dallam-68-1a: 1910 U.S. Census, population schedule, Texas, Dallam County, Justice Precinct 1, enumeration district 68, sheet 1A (form/penned) or page 70A (stamped); 1910 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed before 14 August 2018) > "Texas, Dallam County, Justice Precinct 1" image 1; citing “Thirteenth Census of the United States, 1910, NARA microfilm publication T624, roll 1541 (of 1784), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.” [FHL microfilm 1375554]

Additional detail for reference: Lines 25,26, dwelling 7

Comment: Source identifies Rosetta French as the wife of Charles W. French and the number of years married (14) for both. Using the official census date of 15 Apr 1910 gives a marriage date range from 16 Apr 1895 to 15 Apr 1896.

census-us-1920-ps-tx-carson-14-4b: 1920 U.S. Census, population schedule, Texas, Carson County, Justice Precinct 2, enumeration district 14, sheet 4B (form/penned) or page 138B (stamp sequence, not visible on page); 1920 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed before 17 August 2018) > "Texas > Carson > Justice Precinct 2 > District 0014" image 4; citing “Fourteenth Census of the United States, 1920, NARA microfilm publication T625, roll 1785 (of 2076), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.”

Additional detail for reference: Lines 77,78, dwelling 81

Comment: Source identifies Rosetta French as the wife of Charles W. French.

census-us-1930-ps-tx-dallam-1-6b: 1930 U.S. Census, population schedule, Texas, Dallam County, Texline, enumeration district 56-1, sheet 6B (form/penned) or page 52B (stamp sequence, not visible on page); 1930 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed before 18 August 2018) > "Texas > Dallam > Texline > District 0001" image 12; citing “Fifteenth Census of the United States, 1930, NARA microfilm publication T626, roll 2312 (of 2667), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.” [FHL microfilm 2342046]

Additional detail for reference: Lines 57,58, dwelling 133

Comment: Source identifies Rosetta French as the wife of Chas. W. French.

census-us-1900-ps-in-gibson-1-4a: 1900 U.S. Census, population schedule, Indiana, Gibson County, Barton Township, enumeration district 1, sheet 4A (form/penned and stamped); 1900 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed before 13 August 2018) > "Indiana > Gibson > Barton > District 0001" image 7; citing “Twelfth Census of the United States, 1900, NARA microfilm publication T623 (1854 rolls), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.” [FHL microfilm 1240372]

Additional detail for reference: Lines 35,36, dwelling 65

Comment: Source identifies Rosa French as the wife of Chas French and the number of years married (4) for both. Using the official census date of 1 June 1900 gives a marriage date range from 2 June 1895 to 1 June 1896.

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Child: Cora E. French (1896 – ?)

Child: Etta E. French (1900 – ?)

Child: John F. French (1903 – ?)

Child: Charles H. French (1911 – ?)

Child: Rosie S. French (1913 – ?)

Child: Julie T. French (1919 – ?)

Miscellaneous Facts

Attributes

Residence: 1 Jun 1900 at Barton Township, Gibson County, Indiana, United States

Occupation: (laundress) 15 Apr 1910

Residence: 15 Apr 1910 at Justice Precinct 1, Dallam County, Texas, United States

Residence: 1 Jan 1920 at Justice Precinct 2, Carson County, Texas, United States

Residence: 1 Apr 1930 at Texline, Dallam County, Texas, United States

Supporting evidence for:
attributes

census-us-1900-ps-in-gibson-1-4a: 1900 U.S. Census, population schedule, Indiana, Gibson County, Barton Township, enumeration district 1, sheet 4A (form/penned and stamped); 1900 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed before 13 August 2018) > "Indiana > Gibson > Barton > District 0001" image 7; citing “Twelfth Census of the United States, 1900, NARA microfilm publication T623 (1854 rolls), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.” [FHL microfilm 1240372]

Additional detail for reference: Line 36, dwelling 65

Comment: Source includes census date (1 June 1900) and location (Barton Township, County: Gibson, State: Indiana).

census-us-1910-ps-tx-dallam-68-1a: 1910 U.S. Census, population schedule, Texas, Dallam County, Justice Precinct 1, enumeration district 68, sheet 1A (form/penned) or page 70A (stamped); 1910 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed before 14 August 2018) > "Texas, Dallam County, Justice Precinct 1" image 1; citing “Thirteenth Census of the United States, 1910, NARA microfilm publication T624, roll 1541 (of 1784), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.” [FHL microfilm 1375554]

Additional detail for reference: Lines 26, dwelling 7

Comment: Source includes census date (15 Apr 1910) and occupation (Laundress). The record also says she was "at home" implying she was self-employed.

census-us-1910-ps-tx-dallam-68-1a: 1910 U.S. Census, population schedule, Texas, Dallam County, Justice Precinct 1, enumeration district 68, sheet 1A (form/penned) or page 70A (stamped); 1910 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed before 14 August 2018) > "Texas, Dallam County, Justice Precinct 1" image 1; citing “Thirteenth Census of the United States, 1910, NARA microfilm publication T624, roll 1541 (of 1784), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.” [FHL microfilm 1375554]

Additional detail for reference: Lines 26, dwelling 7

Comment: Source includes census date (15 Apr 1910) and location (Justice Precinct No. 1, County: Dallam, State: Texas).

census-us-1920-ps-tx-carson-14-4b: 1920 U.S. Census, population schedule, Texas, Carson County, Justice Precinct 2, enumeration district 14, sheet 4B (form/penned) or page 138B (stamp sequence, not visible on page); 1920 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed before 17 August 2018) > "Texas > Carson > Justice Precinct 2 > District 0014" image 4; citing “Fourteenth Census of the United States, 1920, NARA microfilm publication T625, roll 1785 (of 2076), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.”

Additional detail for reference: Line 78, dwelling 81

Comment: Source includes census date (1 Jan 1920) and location (Justice Precinct #2, County: Carson, State: Texas).

census-us-1930-ps-tx-dallam-1-6b: 1930 U.S. Census, population schedule, Texas, Dallam County, Texline, enumeration district 56-1, sheet 6B (form/penned) or page 52B (stamp sequence, not visible on page); 1930 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed before 18 August 2018) > "Texas > Dallam > Texline > District 0001" image 12; citing “Fifteenth Census of the United States, 1930, NARA microfilm publication T626, roll 2312 (of 2667), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.” [FHL microfilm 2342046]

Additional detail for reference: Line 58, dwelling 133

Comment: Source includes census date (1 Apr 1930) and location (Tex line-town, County: Dallam, State: Texas).

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Research Notes (Conflicts/Spelling/Followup)

CONFLICTS

Birth Date: This database uses Sep 1874. The 1910 U.S. Census gives an age of (36), which, when applied to the offical census date of 15 Apr 1910, gives a birth date range from 16 Apr 1873 to 15 Apr 1874. [census-us-1910-ps-tx-dallam-68-1a]

Birth Date: This database uses Sep 1874. The 1920 U.S. Census gives an age of (45), which, when applied to the offical census date of 1 Jan 1920, gives a birth date range from 2 Jan 1874 to 1 Jan 1875. [census-us-1920-ps-tx-carson-14-4b]

Residence (Texline): An interview with <private> Spear suggests Charles and Rosetta moved directly to Texline, Texas from Indiana. However, census records show that there were at least two intermediate residences. [census-us-1910-ps-tx-dallam-68-1a, census-us-1920-ps-tx-carson-14-4b, interview-<private>-2009]

SPELLING

Given Name: This database uses Rosetta "Rosa". The 1910 U.S. Census uses the spelling Rozetta. [census-us-1910-ps-tx-dallam-68-1a]

FOLLOWUP

Rosetta's parents were both born in Kentucky in the 1900 U.S. Census, while in the 1910 U.S. Census, her mother was born in in Tennessee. [census-us-1900-ps-in-gibson-1-4a. census-us-1910-ps-tx-dallam-68-1a].

Rosetta's middle iniitial may be 'Z'. [census-us-1900-ps-in-gibson-1-4a]

Charles and Rosetta may have been married 24 Aug 1895 in Indiana. [from Ancestry text-only database Indiana, U.S., Marriages, 1810-2001. Charles W French and Rosa Z Green, page 24, FHL film 001434759]

Source titles from unrecorded reference. (1) Gibson County, Indiana; (2) Index to Marriage Record 1850-1920 Inclusive; (3) WPA; Book 9, OS Page 24.

The 1900 U.S. Census states that Rosetta had 3 children, but only two are listed, suggesting one had died before 1900, or were living somewhere else (possibly having been apprenticed). [census-us-1900-ps-in-gibson-1-4a]

The 1910 U.S. Census states that Rosetta had 5 children, but only three were living. [census-us-1910-ps-tx-dallam-68-1a]

Supporting evidence for:
research notes

census-us-1900-ps-in-gibson-1-4a: 1900 U.S. Census, population schedule, Indiana, Gibson County, Barton Township, enumeration district 1, sheet 4A (form/penned and stamped); 1900 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed before 13 August 2018) > "Indiana > Gibson > Barton > District 0001" image 7; citing “Twelfth Census of the United States, 1900, NARA microfilm publication T623 (1854 rolls), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.” [FHL microfilm 1240372]

Additional detail for reference: Line 36, dwelling 65

census-us-1910-ps-tx-dallam-68-1a: 1910 U.S. Census, population schedule, Texas, Dallam County, Justice Precinct 1, enumeration district 68, sheet 1A (form/penned) or page 70A (stamped); 1910 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed before 14 August 2018) > "Texas, Dallam County, Justice Precinct 1" image 1; citing “Thirteenth Census of the United States, 1910, NARA microfilm publication T624, roll 1541 (of 1784), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.” [FHL microfilm 1375554]

Additional detail for reference: Lines 26, dwelling 7

census-us-1920-ps-tx-carson-14-4b: 1920 U.S. Census, population schedule, Texas, Carson County, Justice Precinct 2, enumeration district 14, sheet 4B (form/penned) or page 138B (stamp sequence, not visible on page); 1920 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed before 17 August 2018) > "Texas > Carson > Justice Precinct 2 > District 0014" image 4; citing “Fourteenth Census of the United States, 1920, NARA microfilm publication T625, roll 1785 (of 2076), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.”

Additional detail for reference: Line 78, dwelling 81

interview-<private>-2009: Email conversation with <private>, 8-14 Feb 2009, includes mailed hardcopy notes; privately held

Additional detail for reference: Message #6.

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Sources

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