Mary Willie Rosson

4 July 1885–9 December 1971 (Age 86)
Frankfort, Franklin, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Mary Willie

When Mary Willie Rosson was born on 4 July 1885, in Frankfort, Franklin, Kentucky, United States, her father, Willis Phythian Rosson, was 30 and her mother, Margaret M Adair, was 23. She married William Perry Heath on 20 December 1904, in Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 1 daughter. She died on 9 December 1971, in Bensenville, DuPage, Illinois, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Chapel Hill Gardens West, Oakbrook Terrace, DuPage, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Perry Heath
Mary Willie Rosson
Marriage: 20 December 1904
Raymond Bland Heath
Everett Heath
William Paythian Heath
Russell Heath
John Samuel Heath
Caroline Heath

Spouse and Children

20 December 1904
Kentucky, United States


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    Willis Phythian Rosson


    Margaret M Adair




    Verginia Whalen



    Leonard Clyde Rosson


    Jessie Rosson


    Nellie Rosson


World Events (8)


Age 1

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1892 · The Radio is invented

Age 7

Kentucky native Nathan Stubblefield invented the radio in 1892
1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 23

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

Name Meaning

1 English: habitational name from Rostherne in Cheshire, recorded in Domesday Book as Rodestorne, from the Old Scandinavian personal name Rauthr + Old English thorn or thyrne ‘thorn tree’.2 Italian: from an augmentative of Rosso .

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

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Sources (1)

  • Mary Heath in household of Perry Heath, "United States Census, 1940"

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