Rose Rasmussen

10 January 1905–June 1978 (Age 73)
Oconto, Oconto, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Rose

When Rose Rasmussen was born on 10 January 1905, in Oconto, Oconto, Wisconsin, United States, her father, Nels Peter Rasmussen, was 26 and her mother, Emily Deno, was 20. She married Ernest Henry Sylvester on 30 March 1922, in Menominee, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Morgan, Oconto, Wisconsin, United States in 1920 and Oconto Falls, Oconto, Wisconsin, United States for about 10 years. She died in June 1978, in Oconto, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 73.

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Ernest Henry Sylvester
Rose Rasmussen
Marriage: 30 March 1922
Ardella Sylvester
Lester Sylvester

Spouse and Children

    Ernest Henry Sylvester



30 March 1922
Menominee, Michigan, United States


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World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 1

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1907 · Law Passed for Child Employment

Age 2

The maximum hours for children to work were set to 55 per week.

Age 22

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

Danish, Norwegian, German, and Dutch: patronymic from the personal name Erasmus ( see Rasmus ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Rose Sylvester in household of Ernest Sylvester, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Rose Sylvester in household of Ernest Sylvester, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Rosie Rasmussen in household of Peter Rasmussen, "United States Census, 1920"

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