Joseph William Rozsa

3 November 1864–29 October 1942 (Age 78)
Washington, District of Columbia, United States

The Life of Joseph William

When Joseph William Rozsa was born on 3 November 1864, in Washington, District of Columbia, United States, his father, John Eugene Rozsa, was 44 and his mother, Patience Loader, was 37. He married Margaret Jane Steele on 11 January 1890, in Eagle Rock, Bingham, Idaho Territory, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in Pleasant Grove, Utah, Utah Territory, United States in 1880 and Butte, Silver Bow, Montana, United States in 1910. He died on 29 October 1942, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Glendale, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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Joseph William Rozsa
Margaret Jane Steele
Marriage: 11 January 1890
Wilma May Rozsa
Ruth M Rozsa

Spouse and Children

11 January 1890
Eagle Rock, Bingham, Idaho Territory, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 1

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
1865 · Assassination Plot

Age 1

On April 14,1865, an assassination plot takes place. The first shot is President Lincoln by John Wilkes Booth while at Ford's Theater. The second is the secretary of State William H. Seward who is stabbed multiple times. The final is suppose to be the vice president Andrew Johnson but the would be assassin got cold feet.

Age 22

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

Hungarian (Rózsa): from the female personal name Rózsa, from the vocabulary word rózsa ‘rose’. Compare Rose . In some cases the family name might derive from an old secular male personal name of the same form.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Joseph N Rosa in household of John B Archer, "United States Census, 1880"
  • William Rozsa, "United States Census, 1940"
  • William Rozsa, "United States Census, 1910"

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