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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Charles William Roseberry
Louise Altha Hawkins
Marriage: 1916
Cecil Bradford Roseberry
Mae E Roseberry
Pearl M Roseberry
Roy Lee Roseberry
Ray Elmer Roseberry
Viola Louise Roseberry
Ethel Loraine Roseberry

Spouse and Children

Mason, West Virginia, United States




    Pearl M Roseberry


    Roy Lee Roseberry


    Ray Elmer Roseberry


+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Millard Filmore Roseberry


    Josephine A Siders




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.

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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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