Rose Ann Hensen

2 January 1878–15 March 1966 (Age 88)
Missouri, United States

The Life of Rose Ann

When Rose Ann Hensen was born on 2 January 1878, in Missouri, United States, her father, Alfred Boyd Henson, was 23 and her mother, Seralda Jane Killian, was 25. She married John Lee Hovis on 2 April 1902, in Buckhorn, Madison, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Madison, Missouri, United States in 1935 and Buckhorn, Big Creek Township, Madison, Missouri Territory, United States in 1940. She died on 15 March 1966, in Buckhorn, Madison, Missouri, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Madison, Missouri, United States.

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John Lee Hovis
Rose Ann Hensen
Marriage: 2 April 1902
William Earl Hovis
Nellie May Hovis
Roy Byron Hovis
Vernon George Hovis
Myrtle Marie Hovis
Raymond Albert Hovis
Ralph Medford Hovis

Spouse and Children

2 April 1902
Buckhorn, Madison, Missouri, United States


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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 3

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 4

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 23

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.

Name Meaning

Dutch, North German, and Danish: patronymic from the personal names Hans or Heinrich .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Rosa A Hovis in household of John L Hovis, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Rose Hovis in household of John Hovis, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Roseann Henson in household of Alford B Henson, "United States Census, 1880"

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