Ida Mae Biesinger

20 June 1900–18 February 1992 (Age 91)
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

The Life of Ida Mae

When Ida Mae Biesinger was born on 20 June 1900, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, her father, Thomas Kropf Biesinger, was 22 and her mother, Ida Camilla Free, was 23. She married Donald Earl Rose on 10 September 1924, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She died on 18 February 1992, in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 91, and was buried in Wasatch Lawn Memorial Park, Millcreek, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Donald Earl Rose
Ida Mae Biesinger
Marriage: 10 September 1924
Donald Wayne Rose

Spouse and Children

10 September 1924
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States


    Donald Wayne Rose


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World Events (8)

1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 1

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.
1902 · The Utah Governor's Mansion

Age 2

Built in 1902, the Utah Governor's Mansion is the official residence of the Governor of Utah and their family. The mansion was built using the finest materials by the finest craftsmen available, resulting in a quality and style like that of Eastern mansions. From 1957 to 1977, the Utah Historical Society occupied the mansion as a library, museum, and office space. In 1977, the residence underwent extensive renovations and was again reopened in 1980. In December 1993, a fire destroyed much of the mansion but, after another restoration, the historic building was restored to its original design with upgrades in case of another disaster threatened the home. It was listed on the U.S. National Register of Historic Places in 1970.

Age 27

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

Name Meaning

German: habitational name for someone from any of several places called Biesingen, Bisingen, or Bissingen, all in southern Germany.

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

Story Highlight

Life Sketch of Ida Mae Biesinger Rose

My Mother - Ida Mae Biesinger Rose from a Family of Great Faith Two miracles concerning the birth of Ida Mae, known as Mae Biesinger. She was born after her father left for a mission to Germany. He …

Sources (3)

  • Ida May Bissinger in household of Thomas Kropp Bissinger, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Ida May Biesinger in household of Thos. K. Biesinger, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Ida Mae Biesenger or Biesinger Rose in household of Donald Earl Rose, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"

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