Rosa Ellen Myers

7 May 1930–23 August 2015 (Age 85)
Horsepen, Tazewell, Virginia, United States

The Life of Rosa Ellen

When Rosa Ellen Myers was born on 7 May 1930, in Horsepen, Tazewell, Virginia, United States, her father, Charles Scott Myers, was 50 and her mother, Jennie Mae Matthews, was 34. She married Sidney Bentley Hendrick on 6 September 1951, in Tazewell, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Tazewell, Tazewell, Virginia, United States in 1930 and Nemours, Fontainebleau, Seine-et-Marne, Île-de-France, France in 2007. She died on 23 August 2015, in Princeton, Mercer, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Woodlawn Memorial Park, Bluewell, Mercer, West Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Sidney Bentley Hendrick
Rosa Ellen Myers
Marriage: 6 September 1951
Daniel Lyndon Hendrick
Mildred Hendrick

Spouse and Children

    Sidney Bentley Hendrick



6 September 1951
Tazewell, Virginia, United States


Parents and Siblings



    Roy C. Myers


    Iona Mildred Myers


    William E. Myers





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World Events (8)


Age 9

Second World War. Defeat and occupation by Germany. General de Gaulle leads the Resistance from London and Algiers. Allied victory came on May 8, 1945.
1941 · Pentagon is Built in Arlington

Age 11

The Pentagon was developed as the Department of Defense had outgrown the other buildings were it was previous located.The groundbreaking for the Pentagon was on September 11, 1941. When the Pentagon was being built, it was determined that it could be no taller than four stories high. Colonel Leslie R. Groves was the supervisor of the project, he would later become known for helping on the Manhattan Project.
1954 · Algerian War with France

Age 24

From November 1, 1954 to March 19, 1962 France was at war with Algeria. It started when a simple protest march to demand Algerian independence turned into a massacre. Algeria gained their indpendence from France.

Name Meaning

1 English (mainly Yorkshire): patronymic from Mayer 1, i.e. ‘son of the mayor’.2 English: patronymic from mire ‘physician’ ( see Myer 1).3 Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Midhir, probably a variant of Ó Meidhir ‘mayor’ ( see Mayer 1).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Rose E Myers in household of Charlie S Myers, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Rose Ellen Myers in entry for Gary Grant Culver and Brenda Joan Hendrick, "Virginia, Marriage Certificates, 1936-1988"
  • Rosa Myers Hendrick in entry for Daniel Lyndon Hendrick, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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