Rosa Leona Loper

1894–1980 (Age 86)
Elizabeth Township, Lawrence, Ohio, United States

The Life of Rosa Leona

When Rosa Leona Loper was born on 30 August 1894, in Elizabeth Township, Lawrence, Ohio, United States, her father, George Henry Loper, was 33 and her mother, Martha Ellen Aldridge, was 31. She married John Franklin Kelley on 4 November 1911. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 7 daughters. She died on 30 August 1980, in Ironton, Lawrence, Ohio, United States, at the age of 86.

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Family Time Line

Rosa Leona Loper
John Franklin Kelley
Marriage: 4 November 1911
Thelma Kelley
Hazel Kelley
Margery Geraldine Kelley
Erma Avanelle Kelley
Opal Kelley
Garnet Lousie Kelley
Mescal Eileen Kelley
George Herman Kelley

Spouse & Children

4 November 1911


  • Thelma Kelley


  • Hazel Kelley


  • Margery Geraldine Kelley


  • Female1917–1996Female

  • Opal Kelley


+3 More Children

Parents & Siblings

  • George Henry Loper


  • Martha Ellen Aldridge




+6 More Children

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.
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.

Age 23

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

Name Meaning

Dutch and North German (Löper): occupational name for a messenger or for someone who made excursions into the woods ( see Looper ).

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Rosa Kelly in household of John Kelly, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Rosa Kelly in household of John F Kelly, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Rosa Kelley in household of John F Kelley, "United States Census, 1940"

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