Rose Fortini

16 July 1923–16 December 1995 (Age 72)
River Rouge, Wayne, Michigan, United States

The Life of Rose

When Rose Fortini was born on 16 July 1923, in River Rouge, Wayne, Michigan, United States, her father, Sam Fortini, was 27 and her mother, Annie Charles, was 18. She married Gilbert P. Cada on 19 September 1942, in Wood, Ohio, United States. She lived in River Rouge, River Rouge, Wayne, Michigan Territory, United States in 1940. She died on 16 December 1995, in Dearborn, Wayne, Michigan, United States, at the age of 72.

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Rose Fortini
Gilbert Cada

Spouse and Children


    [Unknown Name]




    Gilbert Cada


Parents and Siblings

    Sam Fortini


    Annie Charles





    Ralph Fortini


    Frank Fortini


    Joseph Fortini


    Robert Fortini


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World Events (8)


Age 4

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Age 6

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.
1942 · The Japanese American internment

Age 19

Caused by the tensions between the United States and the Empire of Japan, the internment of Japanese Americans caused many to be forced out of their homes and forcibly relocated into concentration camps in the western states. More than 110,000 Japanese Americans were forced into these camps in fear that some of them were spies for Japan.

Name Meaning

Italian: patronymic or plural form of Fortino .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Rose Fortini in household of Sam Fortini, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Rose Fortini in household of Samuel Fortini, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Rose A Mitchell, "Michigan Obituaries, 1820-2006"

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