Rosa May Church

3 September 1905–4 October 1983 (Age 78)
Williamsport, Maury, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Rosa May

When Rosa May Church was born on 3 September 1905, in Williamsport, Maury, Tennessee, United States, her father, Haden Erastes Church, was 24 and her mother, Mattie Lee Voss, was 21. She married Otey Gray McKennon on 4 May 1923, in Mount Pleasant, Maury, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in United States in 1940 and World in 1962. She died on 4 October 1983, in Columbia, Maury, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Mount Joy, Maury, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

Otey Gray McKennon
Rosa May Church
Marriage: 4 May 1923
Florence Evelyn McKennon
Dollie Lucille McKennon
Dudley Gray McKennon
Ernest Richard McKennon
Robert Odell McKennon
John Samuel McKennon
Mildred May McKennon
Barbara Elizabeth McKennon

Spouse and Children

4 May 1923
Mount Pleasant, Maury, Tennessee, United States


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World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 1

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1906 · Licencing Butchers

Age 1

A law that makes it a crime to misbrand meat being sold as food, and ensures that the meat is slaughtered and processed under sanitary conditions.

Age 22

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

Name Meaning

1 English: topographic surname for someone who lived near a church. The word comes from Old English cyrice, ultimately from medieval Greek kyrikon, for earlier kyriakōn (dōma) ‘(house) of the Lord’, from kyrios ‘lord’.2 Translation of German Kirch .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Rosia May Church McKinnon in household of Oty Gray McKinnon, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Rosie May Chuch McKennon in household of Otey Gray Mc Kennon, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Rosie May Church McKennon in household of Otey Gray McKennon, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"

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