Rosie Lou Lynn

17 December 1926–12 November 1993 (Age 66)
Frankford, Pike, Missouri, United States

The Life of Rosie Lou

When Rosie Lou Lynn was born on 17 December 1926, in Frankford, Pike, Missouri, United States, her father, Everett Carl Lynn, was 29 and her mother, Berniece Magdaline Rissmiller, was 28. She married Sylvester Darrell Jennings on 8 December 1944, in Ralls, Missouri, United States. She lived in Center, Ralls, Missouri, United States in 1930 and Jasper Township, Ralls, Missouri, United States in 1940. She died on 12 November 1993, in Quincy, Adams, Illinois, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Fairview Cemetery, Peno Township, Pike, Missouri, United States.

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Sylvester Darrell Jennings
Rosie Lou Lynn
Marriage: 8 December 1944

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8 December 1944
Ralls, Missouri, United States

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World Events (8)


Age 1

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1927 · Buckingham Fountain constructed

Age 1

Named after Clarence Buckingham, the Buckingham Fountain is one of the largest fountains in the world. The fountain was inspired by the Latona Fountain at the Palace of Versailles.
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 18

The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.

Name Meaning

1 Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Fhloinn and Ó Fhloinn ( see Flynn ).2 Scottish: variant of Lyne 3.3 English: habitational name from any of several places so called in Norfolk, in particular King's Lynn, an important center of the medieval wool trade. The place name is probably from an Old Welsh word cognate with Gaelic linn ‘pool’, ‘stream’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Rosy Lynn in household of Evert Lynn, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Rosa L Lynn in household of Everett C Lynn, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Rosie Jennings in entry for Mrs Clara Jane Shepard, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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