Rose Anna Willette

21 January 1866–12 August 1950 (Age 84)
Michigan, United States

The Life of Rose Anna

When Rose Anna Willette was born on 21 January 1866, in Michigan, United States, her father, Eugene Fortunat Samuel Ouellette, was 56 and her mother, Margaret Metevia, was 37. She married Eli Benjamin Blair on 16 March 1881, in Bay, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Clallam, Washington, United States in 1930 and Prairie Election Precinct, Clallam, Washington, United States in 1940. She died on 12 August 1950, in Sequim, Clallam, Washington, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Arlington, Snohomish, Washington, United States.

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Family Time Line

Eli Benjamin Blair
1855–1937
Rose Anna Willette
1866–1950
Marriage: 16 March 1881
Frank Wolford Blair
1883–1968
Rebecca M Blair
1884–1972
Rachel M. Blair
1886–1976
Charles Andrew Blair
1888–1964
Clarence Joseph Blair
1890–1973
Minnie M Blair
1892–
Arthur Blair
1893–1893
Lawrence Raymond Blair
1894–1958

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
16 March 1881
Bay, Michigan, United States
children

(8)

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Eugene Fortunat Samuel Ouellette

    Male1809–1888Male

    Margaret Metevia

    Female1828–1902Female

siblings

(12)

    Joseph Willett

    Male1845–1925Male

    Samuel Eugene Willett

    Male1848–1929Male

    Archille Willette

    Male1850–1938Male

    Sophia Jane Willet

    Female1851–1942Female

    Roana Willett

    Female1852–1870Female

+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

Age 1

This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.
1879 · New State Capitol Building Dedicated

Age 13

After the second state capitol had been destroyed, Michigan Governor Henry P. Baldwin initiated the passing of a bill that would cover the costs for a new building. The bill was adopted and raised over $1 million by a six year state income tax. Architect Elijah E. Myers' design named Tuebor, or I will defend, was selected and he was commissioned to design the new capitol building. The renaissance revival brick and sandstone building soared 267 feet from the ground and was dedicated on January 1, 1879.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 24

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

1 English: from a pet form of Will 1.2 Americanized form of French Ouellette .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Rosa Willett in household of Margaret Willett, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Rose Willet in household of Eugene Willet, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Rosie Blair, "United States Census, 1940"

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