Rose Pokriefki

7 June 1891–13 March 1924 (Age 32)
Michigan, United States

The Life of Rose

Rose Pokriefki was born on 7 June 1891, in Michigan, United States as the daughter of John C Pockriefki and Lena Remus. She married Eugene M. Lamkin on 12 April 1909, in Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States. She lived in Detroit Ward 6, Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States in 1910 and Huron Township, Wayne, Michigan, United States in 1920. She died on 13 March 1924, in Michigan, United States, at the age of 32, and was buried in Wayne, Michigan, United States.

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Eugene M. Lamkin
Rose Pokriefki
Marriage: 12 April 1909

Spouse and Children

    Eugene M. Lamkin



12 April 1909
Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States

Parents and Siblings

    John C Pockriefki


    Lena Remus




World Events (8)

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.
1897 · Beginnings of Kmart

Age 6

Detroit was the home of the second dime and nickel stores that S. S. Kresge owned. After two years with John McCrory, his partner, he traded his share in the Memphis store, plus $3,000, for full ownership of the Detroit store and formed the Kresge & Wilson Company with his brother-in-law, Charles J. Wilson. In 1962, the S. S. Kresge Company would rebrand and change their name to Kmart.
1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 10

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

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Sources (3)

  • Rose Lamkin in household of Eugene Lamkin, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Rose Lamkin in household of Eugene Lamkin, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Rose Pokrifke, "Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925"

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