Rose McDonough

9 May 1891–7 September 1965 (Age 74)
Bessemer, Lawrence, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Rose

When Rose McDonough was born on 9 May 1891, in Bessemer, Lawrence, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, John P McDonough, was 51 and her mother, Ruhanna McNutt, was 36. She married Albert Morris on 8 December 1908, in Greensburg, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Bullskin Township, Fayette, Pennsylvania, United States in 1900 and Franklin Township, Fayette, Pennsylvania, United States for about 20 years. She died on 7 September 1965, in Uniontown, Fayette, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Walnut Hill, Upper Tyrone Township, Fayette, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Albert Morris
Rose McDonough
Marriage: 8 December 1908
Wilbert Morris
Harry Edward Morris
David Allison Morris
Helen Mary Margaret Morris
Catherine Josephine Morris
Blanche Morris
James Albert Morris

Spouse and Children

8 December 1908
Greensburg, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, United States


+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings


    Ruhanna McNutt




    John William McDonough



    Mary McDonough


    James Albert McDonough



World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 5

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 14

The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 21

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.

Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Donnchadha, patronymic from the personal name Donnchadh, a personal name composed of the elements donn ‘brown’, possibly ‘chieftain’ + cath ‘battle’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Rosa Mcdonna in household of Ruham Mcdonna, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Rosy Morris in household of Albert Morris, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Rose Morris in household of Albert Morris, "United States Census, 1940"

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