Rosa Bell Flora

Brief Life History of Rosa Bell

When Rosa Bell Flora was born on 8 October 1881, in Paxton Township, Ross, Ohio, United States, her father, Zenith Flora, was 55 and her mother, Sarah C Yoakum, was 31. She married John Lewis Strouse on 11 October 1899, in Ross, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Paint Township, Ross, Ohio, United States for about 40 years.

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John Lewis Strouse
Rosa Bell Flora
Marriage: 11 October 1899
Gracie M Strouse
Charley L Strouse
Harold M Strouse
Flora Ernestine Strouse
Alfred Strouse

Sources (18)

  • Rosie Strouse in household of Jack Strouse, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Rosa Bell Flora, "Ohio, County Births, 1841-2003"
  • Rosa B. Flora, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2016"

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1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

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Name Meaning

Spanish, Portuguese, and Italian; Hungarian (Flóra): from the female personal name Flora, Flóra, from Latin flos, genitive floris ‘flower’.

Americanized form of French Fleury or German Flory .

Czech and Polish: from a vernacular short form of the Latin personal name Florianus (see Florian ).

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

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