Rosa Frances Willman

Brief Life History of Rosa Frances

When Rosa Frances Willman was born on 10 March 1910, in Jefferson, Monroe, Wisconsin, United States, her father, Albert Willmann, was 45 and her mother, Anna Katharine "Gertrude" Ewelt, was 35. She married Wenzel Hofmann on 22 June 1936, in Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Marshfield, Wood, Wisconsin, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Lincoln, Wood, Wisconsin, United States in 1930 and Spencer, Marathon, Wisconsin, United States in 1940. She died on 11 October 2000, in Marshfield, Wood, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Marshfield, Wood, Wisconsin, United States.

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Family Time Line

Wenzel Hofmann
1900–1989
Rosa Frances Willman
1910–2000
Marriage: 22 June 1936
Roselene Hofmann
1936–2018
James W Hofmann
1940–2019

Sources (7)

  • Rose Hofman in household of Wenzel Hofman, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ancestry Family Trees
  • Rose Willman in household of Albert Willman, "United States Census, 1930"

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World Events (8)

1912 · The Girl Scouts

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.

1919 · Minimum Wage Laws Passed

The first minimum wage law took effect in 1919 and specified women and children under 17 years of age should be paid 22 cents per hour.

1934 · Kohler Strike

Employees at Kohler Company in Sheboygan, Wisconsin, attempted to organize a union, but the company would not work with them. The employees organized a strike on July 27, 1934. Events escalated and two people were killed and 47 were injured.

Name Meaning

English (Lancashire): from the Norman French personal name Willemin, a diminutive of Willelm or Willaume (see William ). For the equivalent central or Parisian French form see Gilman , from Guillemin.

English (Lancashire): occupational name denoting ‘servant of Will’, from the Middle English personal name Will + man ‘man, servant’.

English (Lancashire): variant of Wildman .

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

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