Fred Rosling

March 1886–1953 (Age 66)
Nebraska, United States

The Life of Fred

When Fred Rosling was born in March 1886, in Nebraska, United States, his father, Edward Rosling, was 26 and his mother, Francis Briggs, was 16. He married Orpha Ardella Hall on 1 December 1914, in Grant, Montgomery, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Weld, Colorado, United States in 1930 and Greeley, Weld, Colorado, United States in 1940. He died in 1953, in Colorado, United States, at the age of 67.

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Family Time Line

Fred Rosling
Orpha Ardella Hall
Marriage: 1 December 1914
Gale W Rosling

Spouse and Children

1 December 1914
Grant, Montgomery, Iowa, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Edward Rosling


    Francis Briggs





    Stella Rosling


World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 4

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1890 · Gold is Discovered

Age 4

In 1890, Robert Miller Womack discovers a rich gold deposit along Cripple Creek, near the western slope of Pikes Peak. This would become the richest gold strike in the Rocky Mountin area.

Age 18

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Name Meaning

German (Rössing): habitational name from a place so named south of Hannover. This name is also established in Denmark and Sweden.

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

Sources (3)

  • Fred Rosling, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Fred Rosling, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Fred Rosling, "United States Census, 1940"

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