Rosetta May Stout

24 November 1862–12 September 1909 (Age 46)
Harrison, Clay, West Virginia, United States

The Life Summary of Rosetta May

When Rosetta May Stout was born on 24 November 1862, in Harrison, Clay, West Virginia, United States, her father, William G Stout, was 30 and her mother, Elizabeth Eib, was 30. She married Anderson Marion Westfall on 30 December 1888, in West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in West Virginia, United States in 1870 and Union District, Harrison, West Virginia, United States for about 20 years. She died on 12 September 1909, at the age of 46, and was buried in Goodhope, Harrison, West Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Anderson Marion Westfall
1862–1909
Rosetta May Stout
1862–1909
Marriage: 30 December 1888
Clarence Veco Westfall
1889–
Lottie Dale Westfall
1894–1968

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    30 December 1888West Virginia, United States
  • Children

    (2)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (3)

    World Events (8)

    1863
    Age 1
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1863
    Age 1
    "West Virginia was given statehood status with the ""agreement"" the citizens would phase out slavery. On January 1, 1863, President Abraham Lincoln approved the Statehood Bill for West Virginia. West Virginia was proclaimed a state on April 20, 1863, with the bill becoming effective 60 days later, June 20, 1863. When West Virginia first entered statehood in 1863, there were only 46 counties. That same year, four other counties voted themselves into West Virginia. Today, there are 55 counties in the Mountain State. The oldest county in the state is Hamsphire County formed in 1754 as part of Virginia. The youngest county is Mingo formed in 1895. The smallest county is Hancock located in the northern panhandle of the state with Randolph being the largest. When the Legislature convened for its first session, there were only 47 members of the House of Delegates and 18 members of the State Senate. Through the years, the number has increased to 100 members of the House of Delegates and 34 members of the State Senate."
    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii
    Age 13
    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.

    Name Meaning

    English:nickname from Middle English stout ‘bold, daring, brave’ (Old French estolt, estout, Anglo-Norman French estut, estot, estout ‘bold, fierce, randy, stubborn’).perhaps occasionally a nickname from Middle English st(o)ut ‘gnat, horse-fly’ (Old English stūt, Old Norse stútr ‘gnat’), possibly used for someone with a biting tongue or for a small, quick-moving person.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Stoute
    Stott

    Sources (22)

    • Rosette Eibe in household of John T Eibe, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Rosetta May Stout, "West Virginia Marriages, 1780-1970"
    • Rosetta M Stout in household of John T Eiba, "United States Census, 1880"

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