Rosa Elizabeth Henrietta Filkins

1895–1974 (Age 78)
Park Ridge, Maine Township, Cook, Illinois, United States

The Life of Rosa Elizabeth Henrietta

When Rosa Elizabeth Henrietta Filkins was born on 27 October 1895, in Park Ridge, Maine Township, Cook, Illinois, United States, her father, Jesse Marshall Filkins, was 25 and her mother, Louisa Sophie Zoellick, was 21. She married Alfred Robert Rauzon on 8 April 1913, in Ada, Idaho, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Anaconda, Deer Lodge, Montana, United States in 1920 and Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1930. She died on 14 March 1974, in Sacramento, Sacramento, California, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

Photos & Memories (2)

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about her you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Rosa Elizabeth Henrietta Filkins
Alfred Robert Rauzon
Marriage: 8 April 1913
Myrtle Rose Rauzon
Watie Clara Rauzon
Fred Robert Rauzon

Spouse & Children

8 April 1913
Ada, Idaho, United States


Parents & Siblings

  • Jesse Marshall Filkins


  • Louisa Sophie Zoellick




World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 1

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.
1896 · Utah becomes a state

Age 1

After three prior attempts to become a state, the United States Congress accepted Utah into the Union on one condition, that all forms of polygamy were to be banned. The territory agreed, and Utah became a state on January 4, 1896.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 21

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

English:1. patronymic from the medieval personal name Filkin, a diminutive from a short form of Philip . 2. habitational name from a place so called in Oxfordshire, whose name is probably a tribal derivative (with Old English -ingas ‘people of’) of the Old English personal name Filica (of uncertain origin). Surname forms such as de Filking(es) are found in the surrounding area from the 12th and 13th centuries.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Rose E Rauzon in household of Alvin R Rauzon, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Rosa Ranzon in household of Fred Ranzon, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Rosa Filkins in household of Jesse Filkins, "United States Census, 1900"

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account
Create a free account to view more about your family.
Share this with your family and friends.