Rosina Grimmett

20 February 1852–22 May 1930 (Age 78)
Pershore, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Rosina

When Rosina Grimmett was born on 20 February 1852, in Pershore, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom, her father, John Grimmett, was 26 and her mother, Sarah Passey, was 33. She married James William O'Neal on 15 December 1880. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Dallas, Fremont, Wyoming, United States in 1900 and Lander, Sweetwater, Wyoming, United States in 1920. She died on 22 May 1930, in Fremont, Wyoming, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Lander, Sweetwater, Wyoming, United States.

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Family Time Line

James William O'Neal
Rosina Grimmett
Marriage: 15 December 1880
Orson Henry O'Neal
George E O'Neal
Rose Nathalia O'Neal
Edna Susie O'Neal
Orpha O'NEAL

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    15 December 1880
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    World Events (8)

    1854 · The Crimean War
    Age 2
    The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.
    Age 15
    Historical Boundaries - 1867: Carter, Dakota Territory, United States; 1869: Sweetwater, Wyoming Territory, United States; 1890: Sweetwater, Wyoming, United States
    Age 23
    Historical Boundaries 1875: Sweetwater, Wyoming Territory, United States 1884: Fremont, Wyoming Territory, United States 1890: Fremont, Wyoming, United States

    Name Meaning

    English:(West Midlands): from the Middle English male personal name Grimbald (see Grimble ) becoming, through French, Grimaud, Grimet. Alternatively, from a diminutive of Grim, a pet form of Grimbald (see Grimble ).from a Middle English personal name Grimwald representing Old Norse Grímólfr ‘fierce’ + ‘wolf’ through the substitution of the French suffix -aud.

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

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    Story Highlight

    Autobiography of Hyrum Grimmett

    Autobiography of Hyrum Grimmett (unedited) Everyone has ancestors and it may be reasonably presumed that each of us has approximately an equal number of them. And if each of us could trace back his fo …

    Sources (14)

    • Rosina O'Neal in household of Geo E O'Neal, "United States Census, 1920"
    • Rose Grimmett in entry for Orson Henry O'Neal and Mary Helen Quigley, "Washington, County Marriages, 1855-2008"
    • Rosiner Grummer in household of John Grummer, "United States Census, 1870"

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