Rossena Rogers

10 February 1917–May 1985 (Age 68)
Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Rossena

When Rossena Rogers was born on 10 February 1917, in Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Elzie Ross Rogers, was 29 and her mother, Ida Mae Rouser, was 31. She had at least 1 daughter with Andrew L Dyrich. She lived in Adams Township, Cambria, Pennsylvania, United States for about 10 years. She died in May 1985, in Trafford, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 68.

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Andrew L Dyrich
Rossena Rogers
Donna L Dyrich

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Parents and Siblings

    Elzie Ross Rogers





World Events (8)

1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 1

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 2

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 18

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the personal name Roger .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Rossana Rogers in household of Elzie S Rogers, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Rossena L Rodgers in household of E R Rodgers, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Rossena Rodgers in entry for Leroy Caldarelli and Beulah Dyrich, "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950"

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