Francois Joseph Rossommee

Male30 January 1874–14 October 1952

Brief Life History of Francois Joseph

When Francois Joseph Rossommee was born on 30 January 1874, in Fosses-la-Ville, Namur, Belgium, his father, Maximilien Rossomme, was 35 and his mother, Sarah Celestine Merrill, was 33. He married Clara Frocheur on 28 January 1899, in Washington, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. He died on 14 October 1952, in Charleroi, Washington, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 78.

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Francois Joseph Rossommee
1874–1952
Clara Frocheur
1877–1960
Marriage: 28 January 1899
Jamine Frocheur
1900–
Henry Felix Rossomme
1900–1986
Raymond H. Rossomme
1903–

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  • Marriage
    28 January 1899Washington, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Children (3)

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    Siblings (9)

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    World Events (8)

    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

    Age 1

    In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

    1877 · First National Strike in U.S. Begins In Pittsburgh Against Pennsylvania Railroad

    Age 3

    Coming out of an economic crisis, everyone was worried when cuts started happening in the railroad. They went on what would the great railroad strike of 1877.

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

    Age 22

    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.

    Name Meaning

    Medieval name meaning ‘French’. See Francis . Its popularity in France has been greatly influenced by Italian Francesco and the fame of St Francis of Assisi.

    Dictionary of First Names © Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges 1990, 2003, 2006.

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