Rosa Melvania Headrick

22 August 1899–7 July 1977 (Age 77)
Sevier, Tennessee, United States

The Life Summary of Rosa Melvania

When Rosa Melvania Headrick was born on 22 August 1899, in Sevier, Tennessee, United States, her father, Daniel Edmond Headrick Jr, was 30 and her mother, Mary Josephine Caylor, was 29. She married Jonah Headrick on 19 September 1918, in Sevier, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Civil District 15, Blount, Tennessee, United States in 1940 and Maryville, Blount, Tennessee, United States in 1948. She died on 7 July 1977, in Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Maryville, Blount, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jonah Headrick
1898–1978
Rosa Melvania Headrick
1899–1977
Marriage: 19 September 1918
Kenneth Elwood Headrick
1919–1997
Jake
Ruth Martin
Geneva Mae Headrick
1921–1999
Archie Headrick
1925–
Raymond Headrick
1926–1987
Ada Ruth Headrick
1930–
Dewey Headrick
1931–
Ira Grant Headrick
1935–2004
Wilbur Earl Headrick
1936–1975
Leona Sue Headrick
1938–

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    19 September 1918Sevier, Tennessee, United States
  • Children

    (11)

    +6 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (8)

    +3 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1900 · Gold for Cash!
    Age 1
    This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
    1913 · Cleveland Museum of Art
    Age 14
    The Cleveland Museum of Art was founded as a trust from Hinman Hurlbut, John Huntington, and Horace Kelley. It is to be known as the fourth-wealthiest art museum in the United States. The museum opened its doors to the public on June 6, 1916, and is free to the public to come and enjoy the diverse collections inside. Today the museum can be found as the center piece of Wade Park and both are on the National Register of Historic Places.
    1920
    Age 21
    The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish: habitational name from Heatherwick (Northumberland), Heatherwick (Aberdeenshire), Hedderwick (East Lothian) or Hedderwick near Montrose (Angus). The placenames derive from Old English hǣddre ‘heather’ + wīc ‘dwelling, specialized farmstead’.

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

    Sources (13)

    • Rosa Hedrick in household of Jona Hedrick, "United States Census, 1920"
    • Rosa Headrick, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"
    • Rosa M Headrick, "Ohio Death Index, 1908-1932, 1938-1944, and 1958-2007"

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