Flora Belle Newman

Brief Life History of Flora Belle

When Flora Belle Newman was born on 27 February 1876, in Schuyler, Missouri, United States, her father, Alney Green Newman, was 36 and her mother, Millie Mariah Sawyer, was 23. She married Edward W Rosnick on 19 January 1893, in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Oklahoma, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 5 daughters. She lived in Cowley, Kansas, United States in 1920 and Arkansas City, Cowley, Kansas, United States for about 20 years. She died on 3 January 1965, in Borger, Hutchinson, Texas, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Riverview Cemetery, Arkansas City, Cowley, Kansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Edward W Rosnick
Flora Belle Newman
Marriage: 19 January 1893
Ruby May Ronsick
Ina W Rosnick
Maud I Ronsick
Dewey Dell Ronsick
Gladys J Ronsick
Helen Rosetta Ronsick

Sources (14)

  • Flora B Ronsick, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Flora Newman, "Oklahoma, County Marriages, 1890-1995"
  • Flora Ronsick, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"

World Events (8)

1877 · Nicodemus is Founded

The town of Nicodemus was founded by African-American migrants from Kansas in 1877.

1881 · Construction of the Fort Worth & Denver Railway

Grenville M. Dodge oversaw the construction of the Fort Worth & Denver Railway. Work began at Hodge Junction, and eventually extended to the New Mexico border by 1888. Service began on April 1, 1888, with trains travelling between Fort Worth and Denver.

1900 · Gold for Cash!

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

English (southern): nickname from Middle English newe ‘new’ (i.e. newly arrived or newly appointed) + man ‘man’ (Old English nīwe + mann).

Americanized form (translation into English) of surnames meaning ‘new man, newcomer’, for example German and Jewish (Ashkenazic) Neumann , Swedish Nyman , Polish Nowak , Czech or Slovak Novák, Slovenian, Croatian, or Serbian Novak .

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

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