Margaret Rosanne Williams

20 January 1896–13 October 1969 (Age 73)
Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Margaret Rosanne

When Margaret Rosanne Williams was born on 20 January 1896, in Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Thomas Charles Bennett Williams, was 24 and her mother, Josephine Mason Cooper, was 24. She married Domenico DiFrischia on 29 March 1917, in Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Franklin Township, Beaver, Pennsylvania, United States in 1940. She died on 13 October 1969, in New Brighton, Beaver, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in North Sewickley, Franklin Township, Beaver, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Domenico DiFrischia
Margaret Rosanne Williams
Marriage: 29 March 1917
Jean Cynthia DiFrischia
Gil Mcquiston
Jean Bellian
Virginia Grace DiFrischia
Vivian Lucia DiFrischia
Albert Natale DiFrischia
Richard David DiFrischia
Evan L Difrischia

Spouse and Children

29 March 1917
Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States


+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Thomas Charles Bennett Williams


    Josephine Mason Cooper




+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 2

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 9

The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 20

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

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

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

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Sources (3)

  • Margaret R Difrischia in household of Dominico Difrischia, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Margaret Difrischia in household of Domenico Difrischia, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Margarett Williams in household of Thomas Williams, "United States Census, 1900"

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