Rosa Melvania Headrick

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

The Life 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
Rosa Melvania Headrick
Marriage: 19 September 1918
Kenneth Elwood Headrick
Ruth Martin
Geneva Mae Headrick
Archie Headrick
Raymond Headrick
Ada Ruth Headrick
Dewey Headrick
Ira Grant Headrick
Wilbur Earl Headrick
Leona Sue Headrick

Spouse and Children

19 September 1918
Sevier, Tennessee, United States


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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.

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: probably a habitational name from an unidentified minor place, named with Old English headrig ‘ridge at the end of a field’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Rosa Hedrick in household of Jona Hedrick, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Rosa Headrick in household of Jonah Headrick, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Rosa Headrick in household of Jonah Headrick, "United States Census, 1940"

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