Rosanna Gregson Archibald

20 September 1900–5 January 1975 (Age 74)
Cardston, Alberta, Canada

The Life Summary of Rosanna Gregson

When Rosanna Gregson Archibald was born on 20 September 1900, in Cardston, Alberta, Canada, her father, Thomas Hendry Archibald, was 30 and her mother, Rachel Sinnott Gregson, was 24. She married Portineus Greene on 21 June 1926. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She lived in Cardston Alberta Temple, Cardston, Cardston, Alberta, Canada in 1906 and Fort Macleod, Willow Creek No. 26, Alberta, Canada for about 15 years. She died on 5 January 1975, at the age of 74, and was buried in Division No. 3, Alberta, Canada.

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Portineus Greene
Rosanna Gregson Archibald
Marriage: 21 June 1926
Virginia Greene
Veronica Nancy Greene

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    21 June 1926
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    Name Meaning

    Scottish and English: from a personal name, Archibald, of Anglo-Norman French and (ultimately) ancient Germanic origin (see Archambault ). In the Highlands of Scotland it was taken as an Anglicized equivalent of the Gaelic personal name Gille Easbaig ‘servant of the bishop’ (see Gillespie ), probably because of the approximate phonetic similarity between Arch(i)bald and easbaig. Both Archibald and Gillespie are personal names much favored among Clan Campbell.History: This is the name of a leading Nova Scotia family, taken there by four brothers who emigrated from Londonderry, northern Ireland, in 1750–62.

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    Rosanna Archibald Greene

    I remember Rosanna when I was a teenager going to school in Cardston Alberta. She was a widow and taught elementary school across the street to the south of where the middle school is now. She and h …

    Sources (14)

    • Rosanna G Archabald Greene in household of Portineus Greene, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
    • Rosanna Gregson Archibald Greene in household of Portineus Greene, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
    • Rosanna Archibald in entry for Veronica Nancy Mah, "British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986"

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