Rose Ann Henson

Brief Life History of Rose Ann

When Rose Ann Henson was born on 2 January 1878, in Missouri, United States, her father, Alferd Boyd Henson, was 23 and her mother, Seralda Jane Killian, was 25. She married John Lee Hovis on 26 February 1902, in Madison, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Big Creek Township, Madison, Missouri, United States for about 10 years and Madison, Missouri, United States in 1935. 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 Henson
Marriage: 26 February 1902
William Earl Hovis
Nellie May Hovis
Roy Byron Hovis
Vernon George Hovis
Myrtle Marie Hovis
Raymond Albert Hovis
Ralph Medford Hovis

Sources (22)

  • Rosa A Hovis in household of John L Hovis, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Rosa A Henson - Missouri Marriage Records, 1805-2002
  • Rose Ann Henson Hovis, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

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

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

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

English: patronymic from the Middle English personal names Hen, Hend(e), or Hendy (pet forms of Henry or Hendry ) + son. Compare Henderson . Hendy may also have been derived from Middle English hendy ‘courteous’, used as a personal name (see Hendy ).

English: perhaps sometimes a variant of Hainson, a patronymic meaning ‘son of Hayne’; see Hain 2.

English: in Devon, where patronymics in -son rarely originated, perhaps a variant of Hingston .

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

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