Rosa Ransom

4 July 1874–22 February 1944 (Age 69)
Smith River, Del Norte, California, United States

The Life of Rosa

When Rosa Ransom was born on 4 July 1874, in Smith River, Del Norte, California, United States, her father, Hiram C. Ransom, was 38 and her mother, Clarissa Bird, was 31. She married Jesse Barton Hight on 20 February 1894, in Del Norte, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Smith River Judicial Township, Del Norte, California, United States in 1900 and Table Rock Judicial Township, Siskiyou, California, United States in 1920. She died on 22 February 1944, in Curry, Oregon, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Smith River, Del Norte, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jesse Barton Hight
1869–1942
Rosa Ransom
1874–1944
Marriage: 20 February 1894
Hiram James Hight
1895–1954

Spouse and Children

    Jesse Barton Hight

    Male1869–1942Male

    Female1874–1944Female

MARRIAGE
20 February 1894
Del Norte, California, United States
children

(1)

    Hiram James Hight

    Male1895–1954Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(16)

+11 More Children

World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 1

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1880 · The Great Gale of 1880

Age 6

The Great Gale of 1880 was a severe snow and wind storm that devastated parts of Oregon and Washington on January 9, 1880. The extratropical cyclone caused tides to rise seven feet, gale force winds, and snow accumulations of up to 18 inches.  
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 22

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.

Name Meaning

English (chiefly East Anglia): patronymic from the Middle English personal name Rand(e) ( see Rand 1).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Rosa Hight in household of Jesse Hight, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Rosie Hight in household of Jesse Hight, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Rosa Hight in household of Jesse B Hight, "United States Census, 1900"

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