Charles William Roseberry

17 February 1892–13 May 1955 (Age 63)
Arbuckle, Mason, West Virginia, United States

The Life of Charles William

When Charles William Roseberry was born on 17 February 1892, in Arbuckle, Mason, West Virginia, United States, his father, Millard Filmore Roseberry, was 35 and his mother, Josephine A Siders, was 30. He married Louise Altha Hawkins in 1916, in Mason, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Pocatalico District, Putnam, West Virginia, United States in 1920 and Cooper Magisterial District, Mason, West Virginia, United States for about 10 years. He died on 13 May 1955, in Huntington, Cabell, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in Point Pleasant, Mason, West Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Charles William Roseberry
1892–1955
Louise Altha Hawkins
1897–1984
Marriage: 1916
Cecil Bradford Roseberry
1916–2003
Mae E Roseberry
1918–2013
Pearl M Roseberry
1920–1987
Roy Lee Roseberry
1922–1965
Ray Elmer Roseberry
1924–2007
Viola Louise Roseberry
1926–2018
Ethel Loraine Roseberry
1932–1991

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1916
Mason, West Virginia, United States
children

(7)

    Male1916–2003Male

    Female1918–2013Female

    Pearl M Roseberry

    Female1920–1987Female

    Roy Lee Roseberry

    Male1922–1965Male

    Ray Elmer Roseberry

    Male1924–2007Male

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Millard Filmore Roseberry

    Male1856–1932Male

    Josephine A Siders

    Female1862–1910Female

siblings

(4)

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 6

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.
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 17

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish or English: habitational name from Rosebery in Midlothian.2 Americanized form of Swedish Rosberg .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Charles W Rosebery, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Charles Roseberry, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Charles Roseberry, "United States Census, 1930"

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