Rosetta Traylor

Female7 October 1880–9 September 1960

Brief Life History of Rosetta

When Rosetta Traylor was born on 7 October 1880, in Texas, United States, her father, Washington K Trayler, was 29 and her mother, Margaret E. Hinkle, was 30. She married George William Smith on 23 October 1898, in Clatskanie, Columbia, Oregon, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 7 daughters. She lived in Hillsboro, Washington, Oregon, United States in 1900 and Election Precinct 10 North Dayton, Yamhill, Oregon, United States in 1930. She died on 9 September 1960, in Dayton, Yamhill, Oregon, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Dayton, Yamhill, Oregon, United States.

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Family Time Line

George William Smith
Rosetta Traylor
Marriage: 23 October 1898
Agnes Flossie Smith
Alta May Smith
Cora Velma Smith
Ruth Doris Smith
Rosetta Smith Allen
Hallie Estella Smith
George William Smith Jr.
Gertrude June Smith

Sources (18)

  • Rosetta Trayler Smith in entry for Rosetta Smith, "Oregon, Center for Health Statistics, Birth Records, 1903-1918"
  • Rosetta Smith in household of George W Smith, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Rosetta Taylor in entry for Lowell E Dunn and Hallie Smith Singree, "Washington, County Marriages, 1855-2008"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    23 October 1898Clatskanie, Columbia, Oregon, United States
  • Children (8)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (5)

    World Events (8)

    1881 · Construction of the Fort Worth & Denver Railway

    Age 1

    Grenville M. Dodge oversaw the construction of the Fort Worth & Denver Railway. Work began at Hodge Junction, and eventually extended to the New Mexico border by 1888. Service began on April 1, 1888, with trains travelling between Fort Worth and Denver.

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

    Age 1

    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

    1901 · Spindletop Oilfield Discovered

    Age 21

    "Spindletop, located south of Beaumont, becomes the first major oil well to be discovered in Texas. Other fields were discovered in shortly after, which ultimately led to the highly impactful ""oil boom""."

    Name Meaning

    English (Essex, Herefordshire and Shropshire): unexplained.

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

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