Rosetta Williams

16 July 1907–13 August 2000 (Age 93)
Weir, Cherokee, Kansas, United States

The Life of Rosetta

When Rosetta Williams was born on 16 July 1907, in Weir, Cherokee, Kansas, United States, her father, Charles Adrian Williams, was 29 and her mother, Edna Katherine Gorley, was 23. She married Norman Paul Tousley on 4 August 1924, in Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Blue Township, Jackson, Missouri, United States in 1930 and Independence, Jackson, Missouri, United States in 1940. She died on 13 August 2000, in Alameda, Alameda, California, United States, at the age of 93.

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Family Time Line

Norman Paul Tousley
Rosetta Williams
Marriage: 4 August 1924
Norman Paul Tousley Jr.
David Bruce Tousley

Spouse and Children

4 August 1924
Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri, United States


Parents and Siblings



+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 1

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.
1910 · Angel Island Serves Immigrants

Age 3

Angel Island served as a western entry point for hundreds of thousands of U.S. immigrants, mainly from China, from 1910 to 1940.

Age 25

Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.

Name Meaning

English (also very common in Wales): patronymic from William .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Rosette Williams in household of C A Williams, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Rose Tousley, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Rose Townsley in household of Norman P Townsley, "United States Census, 1930"

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