Rosetta Jane Williams

7 June 1868–30 August 1940 (Age 72)
Paris, Bear Lake, Idaho Territory, United States

The Life of Rosetta Jane

When Rosetta Jane Williams was born on 7 June 1868, in Paris, Bear Lake, Idaho Territory, United States, her father, Robert Hanna Williams Sr., was 40 and her mother, Sarah Ann Cotterell, was 20. She married Carlos Carnahan on 23 March 1886, in Albion, Cassia, Idaho Territory, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. She lived in Cassia, Idaho, United States in 1880 and Malta Election Precinct, Cassia, Idaho, United States in 1940. She died on 30 August 1940, in Malta, Cassia, Idaho, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Albion, Cassia, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Carlos Carnahan
Rosetta Jane Williams
Marriage: 23 March 1886
Lafayette Adam Carnahan
Orvil Williams Carnahan
Marion Carlos Carnahan

Spouse and Children

23 March 1886
Albion, Cassia, Idaho Territory, United States


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 2

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

Age 10

Historical Boundaries - 1878: Owyhee, Idaho Territory, United States; 1879: Cassia, Idaho Territory, United States; 1890: Cassia, Idaho, United States

Age 22

Idaho is the 43rd state.

Name Meaning

English (also very common in Wales): patronymic from William .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Rose Willson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Rosetta Williams in household of Chas S Gamble, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Rose Jane Wilson in household of Thomas Lofgreen Wilson, "United States Census, 1940"

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