Kathaleen Rozier

1927–8 October 2014 (Age 87)
Mississippi, United States

The Life of Kathaleen

When Kathaleen Rozier was born in 1927, in Mississippi, United States, her father, Ernest L. Rozier, was 26 and her mother, Minnie Cleora Goodwin Rozier, was 20. She died on 8 October 2014, in Augusta, Richmond, Georgia, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Norcross, Gwinnett, Georgia, United States.

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Ernest L. Rozier
Minnie Cleora Goodwin Rozier
Kathaleen Rozier
Clifford Rozier
Eugene Rozier

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World Events (8)

1939 · First Oil Well in Mississippi Located in Yazoo County

Age 12

Fredric F. Mellen was a geologist that was surveyed a clay and minerals project. While doing this he instead struck oil and started the oil industry in Mississippi.
1942 · Germans Sink Ships Near St. Simons Island

Age 15

Lights from homes along the coast of St. Simons Island provided a clear view of the SS Oklahoma for German U-boat Captain Reinhard Hardegen on April 8, 1942. A German torpedo was fired at the SS Oklahoma shortly after midnight. An hour later, a second torpedo was fired at the oil tanker Esso Baton Rouge. Both ships sunk and the attacks left 22 seamen dead. After the incident, residents of the Golden Isles panicked over concern of a German Invasion of the coast and were stringently observant of a nighttime blackout.  
1964 · The Freedom Summer Murders

Age 37

In what is called the Freedom Summer Murders, James Chaney, Andrew Goodman, and Mickey Schwerner, three civil rights workers, were shot in Neshoba County, Mississippi. They were campaigning to register African Americans in Mississippi to vote. It was determined that the murderers were members of the KKK and Philadelphia, Mississippi Police Department.

Name Meaning

Altered spelling of French Rosier .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Kathline Rozier in household of Ernest Rozier, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Kathaleen Rozier in household of Ernest Rozier, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Kathleen Rozier Brannan, "Find A Grave Index"

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