Josephine Amelia Roney

15 April 1860–1953 (Age 92)
Napa, Napa, California, United States

The Life of Josephine Amelia

When Josephine Amelia Roney was born on 15 April 1860, in Napa, Napa, California, United States, her father, John Ashby Roney, was 32 and her mother, Mary Frances True, was 21. She married Thomas LaFlesh Munjar on 24 September 1872, in Butte, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Cottonwood, Yolo, California, United States in 1870 and Oakland, Alameda, California, United States in 1910. She died in 1953, in San Jose, Santa Clara, California, United States, at the age of 93, and was buried in San Jose, Santa Clara, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas LaFlesh Munjar
Josephine Amelia Roney
Marriage: 24 September 1872
Charles Munjar
Jesse Barber Munjar
William Thomas Munjar
Veda Vilate Munjar
Anna Munjar
California Mae Munjar
Archie Blaine Munjar

Spouse and Children

24 September 1872
Butte, California, United States


+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    John Ashby Roney


    Mary Frances True




+3 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 3

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1869 · Transcontinental Railroad Reaches San Francisco

Age 9

The first transcontinental railroad reached San Francisco in 1869. The Western Pacific Railroad Company built the track from Oakland to Sacramento. The Central Pacific Railroad Company of California built the section from Sacramento to Promontory Summit Utah. The railroad linked isolated California to the rest of the country which had far-reaching effects on the social and economical development of the state.

Age 26

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

Irish: variant of Rooney .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Josephine P Roney in household of John A Roney, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Josephine F Roney in household of John A Roney, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Josephine A Munjar in household of Thomas L Munjar, "United States Census, 1930"

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