Ella Rosenau

July 1894–
Waupaca, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Ella

When Ella Rosenau was born in July 1894, in Waupaca, Wisconsin, United States, her mother, Paulina, was 15 and her father, Gustav Fredrich Rosenau, was 28. She lived in Manawa, Waupaca, Wisconsin, United States in 1905.

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Gustav Fredrich Rosenau

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    Gustav Fredrich Rosenau


World Events (3)

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.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 4

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1907 · Law Passed for Child Employment

Age 13

The maximum hours for children to work were set to 55 per week.

Name Meaning

German: habitational name from any of numerous places so named, from Middle High German rōse ‘rose’ + ouw(e) ‘water meadow’.

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

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  • Ella Rosenau in household of Gust Rosenau, "Wisconsin State Census, 1905"

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