Rosa Lucinda Waples

22 September 1887–21 November 1969 (Age 82)
Lafayette, Tippecanoe, Indiana, United States

The Life of Rosa Lucinda

When Rosa Lucinda Waples was born on 22 September 1887, in Lafayette, Tippecanoe, Indiana, United States, her father, Elias Waples, was 33 and her mother, Alice Maria McBroom, was 32. She married Albert Frank Knaur on 28 October 1909, in Tippecanoe, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She died on 21 November 1969, in Santa Ana, Orange, California, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in North Hollywood, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Albert Frank Knaur
Rosa Lucinda Waples
Marriage: 28 October 1909
Earl Knaur
Ernest Morley Knaur
Florence Kathryn Knaur

Spouse and Children

28 October 1909
Tippecanoe, Indiana, United States


    Earl Knaur


    Ernest Morley Knaur


    Florence Kathryn Knaur


Parents and Siblings

    Elias Waples


    Alice Maria McBroom




World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 3

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded

Age 19

The town of Gary, Indiana, was founded by the United States Steel Corporation in 1906. The Gary Works steel mill was the largest integrated mill in North America. The city of Gary was named after Elbert Henry Gary who was the founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and American lawyer and county judge. Gary partnered with J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab to found the United States Steel Corporation.
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 22

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

Name Meaning

English: derivative of Waple (a variant of Walpole ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Rose Knaur in household of Frank Knaur, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Rose Knaur in household of Earl Knaur, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Rosa Waples in household of Eli Waples, "United States Census, 1900"

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