Rosa Belle Simpson

31 March 1881–March 1978 (Age 96)
Missouri, United States

The Life of Rosa Belle

Rosa Belle Simpson was born on 31 March 1881, in Missouri, United States. She married Edward L. Covert about 1897. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 11 daughters. She lived in La Prairie, Adams, Illinois, United States in 1930. She died in March 1978, at the age of 97, and was buried in Woodlawn Cemetery, Augusta, Hancock, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Edward L. Covert
1872–1930
Rosa Belle Simpson
1881–1978
Marriage: about 1897
Pearl May Covert
1897–1922
Cornelia L. Covert
1899–1970
Cecelia L. Covert
1899–1994
Marie E. Covert
1903–1936
Walter Lee Covert
1905–1990
Margaret Melvenia Covert
1906–2001
Mildred Louise Covert
1908–1991
Ruby Frances Covert
1910–1992
Alma Rosabelle Covert
1912–2006
Alyce Goldie Covert
1914–2000
Blanche Geraldine Covert
1918–1998
Doris Carolyn Covert
1920–1991

Spouse and Children

    Edward L. Covert

    Male1872–1930Male

    Female1881–1978Female

MARRIAGE
about 1897
children

(12)

    Pearl May Covert

    Female1897–1922Female

    Female1899–1970Female

    Female1899–1994Female

    Marie E. Covert

    Female1903–1936Female

    Walter Lee Covert

    Male1905–1990Male

+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1885 · The First Skyscraper

Age 4

The Home Insurance Building is considered to be the first skyscraper in the world. It was supported both inside and outside by steel and metal that were deemed fireproof and also it was reinforced with concrete. It originally had ten stories but in 1891 two more were added.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 23

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.
1910 · Boy Scouts of America

Age 29

When W. D. Boyce was visiting London, he encountered a boy that helped him find his destination. The boy refused the tip that Boyce offered to him and told him that he was just doing his daily good turn. Being inspired, Boyce incorporated the Boy Scouts of America to help teach young men how to have an attitude of service always. Since its foundation, The Boy Scouts of America has become one of the largest Scouting organizations in the United States. Around 110 million people have been participants at some time in their life. The BSA was established to help young people make better choices in life and showing selflessness by serving the community.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish and northern English: patronymic from Sim .2 English: habitational name from any of three places in Devon, so named from Old English personal name Sigewine + tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Rosa Covert, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Rosa B Covert in household of Edward L Covert, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Rosa B Covert in household of Edward L Covert, "United States Census, 1910"

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