Rosa Anna Toronto

4 March 1875–24 April 1956 (Age 81)
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

The Life of Rosa Anna

When Rosa Anna Toronto was born on 4 March 1875, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, her father, Giuseppe Efisio Taranto, was 56 and her mother, Anna Cathrina Johannson, was 32. She married John Bynum Armstrong on 18 July 1912. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She immigrated to Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States in 1902 and lived in Salt Lake City Ward 4, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States for about 40 years. She died on 24 April 1956, at the age of 81, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Bynum Armstrong
Rosa Anna Toronto
Marriage: 18 July 1912
Jack Toronto Armstrong
Elizabeth Hope Armstrong

Spouse and Children

18 July 1912


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 1

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.
1896 · Utah becomes a state

Age 21

After three prior attempts to become a state, the United States Congress accepted Utah into the Union on one condition, that all forms of polygamy were to be banned. The territory agreed, and Utah became a state on January 4, 1896.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 23

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

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Sources (3)

  • Rosa A Toronto Armstrong, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Rose A Toronto en la familia de Anna C Toronto, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Rosa T Armstrong, "United States Census, 1940"

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