Theda Louise Coolidge

July 1894–
Plattsmouth, Cass, Nebraska, United States

The Life of Theda Louise

When Theda Louise Coolidge was born in July 1894, in Plattsmouth, Cass, Nebraska, United States, her father, William E Coolidge, was 22 and her mother, Martha Lois Smith, was 20. She married John Mawson Rose on 6 September 1911, in Lyons, Burt, Nebraska, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in South Sioux City, Dakota, Nebraska, United States in 1930 and Sioux City, Woodbury, Iowa, United States in 1940.

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John Mawson Rose
Theda Louise Coolidge
Marriage: 6 September 1911
William G Rose
Lois Isobel Rose
Alice E Rose
Calvin Coolidge Rose
Paula L Rose
John M Rose

Spouse and Children

6 September 1911
Lyons, Burt, Nebraska, United States


    William G Rose


    Lois Isobel Rose


    Alice E Rose


    Calvin Coolidge Rose


    Paula L Rose


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 2

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.
1913 · The Completion of the Keokuk Dam

Age 19

The Keokuk Dam was completed in 1913 and began to power the surrounding area. It was the largest single capacity powerhouse in the world at the time. After World War II, the powerhouse was modernized and all the units were converted in 2002. It remains the largest privately owned and operated dam on the Mississippi River.
1926 · Iowa becomes a provider of food to the world

Age 32

Pioneer Hi-Bred International was the leader company experimenting with hybridization of corn and other seeds for agriculture in the world. It helped make different kinds of crop able to grow in harsh conditions so that other parts of the world would be able to farm and become self-sufficient. It was bought out by DuPont in 1999 and has continued to help struggling countries around the world.

Name Meaning

English (Cambridgeshire):1. probably an occupational name for a college servant or someone with some other association with a university college, for example a tenant farmer who farmed one of the many farms in England known as College Farm, most of which are or were owned by university colleges. 2. See Colledge .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Theda L Rose in household of John M Rose, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Theda C Rese in household of John M Rese, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Theda L Rose in household of John M Rose, "United States Census, 1920"

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