Rosie Reska

July 1899–
Minnesota, United States

The Life of Rosie

When Rosie Reska was born in July 1899, in Minnesota, United States, her father, Pvt. Franciszek Theodore Riska, was 43 and her mother, Lucy Bruski, was 30. She lived in Winona, Winona, Minnesota, United States for about 10 years.

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Pvt. Franciszek Theodore Riska
Lucy Bruski
Clemens Hubert Riska
Felix Reska
Stala Reska
Amelia Rashka
Rosie Reska
Francy Reska
Rozmiera Rerzka
Frank Theodore Riska
Florance Rerzka
Lillia Rerzka

Parents and Siblings

    Pvt. Franciszek Theodore Riska





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World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 1

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1906 · The End of Capital Punishment

Age 7

Between the state's entry into the Union and 1906, 27 people were executed by hanging in Minnesota. Public opinion soon shifted against the death penalty in the state and was formally abolished in 1911. Since its abolishment, there have been 23 attempts to reinstate the death penalty, but none of these bills passed the state legislature.

Age 32

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

Name Meaning

Czech (Riška): variant of Ryška, nickname for someone with red hair, a derivative of Old Czech ryzí ‘red’.

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

Sources (2)

  • Rossei Rerzka in household of Frank Rerzka, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Rosie Reska - в семье человека по имени Frank Reska, "United States Census, 1900"

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