Rosemary "Rose" M. Babbitt

19 April 1887–28 July 1978 (Age 91)
St. Johns, Apache, Arizona, United States

The Life of Rosemary "Rose" M.

When Rosemary "Rose" M. Babbitt was born on 19 April 1887, in St. Johns, Apache, Arizona, United States, her father, Don Carlos Babbitt, was 43 and her mother, Melissa Almera Johnson, was 43. She married Joseph Leonard Standage on 5 April 1910, in Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Alma, Maricopa, Arizona, United States in 1930 and Supervisorial District 1, Maricopa, Arizona, United States in 1940. She died on 28 July 1978, in Phoenix, Maricopa, Arizona, United States, at the age of 91, and was buried in Mesa, Maricopa, Arizona, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Leonard Standage
Rosemary "Rose" M. Babbitt
Marriage: 5 April 1910
Margaret Standage
Don Babbit Standage
Eleanor Standage
Joseph Melvyn Standage
Robert Leonard Standage

Spouse and Children

5 April 1910
Salt Lake, Utah, United States


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 3

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1890 · Woman's Suffrage

Age 3

An organization formed in favor of women's suffrages. By combining the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association, the NAWSA eventually increased in membership up to two million people. It is still one of the largest voluntary organizations in the nation today and held a major role in passing the Nineteenth Amendment.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 25

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

English:1 from the personal name Babot, a medieval pet form of Barbara, or Bobet, a pet form of Robert . 2 Alternatively, perhaps, a nickname from Middle English dialect babbit ‘baby’.

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

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Story Highlight

Rosemary "Rose" M. Babbitt

This was the only Grandparent living when I was born. I selected this picture because it is the best reflection of how I remember her. I remember that she babysat me on many occasions when my mother …

Sources (3)

  • Rosemary Babbitt Standage in household of Joseph Lenord Standage, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Rosemary Babbitt Standage in household of Joseph Leonard Standage, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Rosemary Standage in household of Joseph L Standage, "United States Census, 1940"

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