Rosella Rebecca Main

10 March 1859–6 July 1923 (Age 64)
Iowa, United States

The Life of Rosella Rebecca

When Rosella Rebecca Main was born on 10 March 1859, in Iowa, United States, her father, John Washington Main, was 36 and her mother, Sarah A. Thackery, was 31. She married Thomas Jefferson Gollaher on 13 August 1876, in Moravia, Appanoose, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Logan Election Precinct, Howard, Nebraska, United States in 1900 and Cliff Township, Custer, Nebraska, United States in 1910. She died on 6 July 1923, at the age of 64, and was buried in Grand Island, Hall, Nebraska, United States.

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Thomas Jefferson Gollaher
Rosella Rebecca Main
Marriage: 13 August 1876
Sylvia Aurora Gollaher
Milo Llewellyn Gollaher
Jesse Pearl Gollaher
Jessie Pearl Gollaher
Grayce Mae Gollaher

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    Thomas Jefferson Gollaher



13 August 1876
Moravia, Appanoose, Iowa, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 3

In 1862, the US government gave away Nebraska land to any settler who could farm it for 5 years. Thousands of people took that opportunity.

Age 4

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 17

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish: from a reduced form of the Scandinavian personal name Magnus .2 Scottish: topographic name for a farmer who farmed the main farm on an estate.3 Scottish, English (of Norman origin), and French: from the Continental Germanic personal name Maino, Meino, a short form of the various compound names with a first element magin ‘strength’, ‘might’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Rose R Gollaher in household of T J Gollaher, "Nebraska State Census, 1885"
  • Rosela B Gollaher in household of Thomas J Gollaher, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Rosella R Gollher in household of T J Gollher, "United States Census, 1880"

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