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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Family Time Line

Pvt. Franciszek Theodore Riska
1856–1930
Lucy Bruski
1868–1947
Clemens Hubert Riska
1887–1966
Felix Reska
1889–1912
Stala Reska
1892–
Amelia Rashka
1895–1903
Rosie Reska
1899–
Francy Reska
1899–
Rozmiera Rerzka
1902–
Frank Theodore Riska
1906–1977
Florance Rerzka
1908–
Lillia Rerzka
1910–

Parents and Siblings

    Pvt. Franciszek Theodore Riska

    Male1856–1930Male

    Female1868–1947Female

siblings

(10)

+5 More Children

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.
1931

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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