Rosena Dorothy Gaylor

Rosena Dorothy Gaylor

Female 1875 - 1953  (78 years)

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  • Name Rosena Dorothy Gaylor 
    Nickname P"Rosa D" "Mamma Billings" 
    Born 01 Jan 1875  Jefferson, Mississii Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Birth: Charles' and Rosa's birth dates fluctuate on each census. According to the 1880 Census, Rosa was probably born in 1873. Interestingly, Rosa and Charles aear to be between 4 and 5 years apart on each census even though the actual birth years keep changing.
    Gender Female 
    Died 30 Aug 1953  Chicago, Cook, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried 05 Sep 1953  Burr Oak Cemetery, Chicago, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I68  Our Extended Family and History
    Last Modified 19 Aug 2019 

    Family ID F184  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Children 
     1. Hezekiah Edward Billings,   b. 29 Nov 1898, Mississii Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1951  (Age 52 years)
     2. Odelia C. Billings,   b. 17 Feb 1912, New Orleans, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jan 2002, Chicago, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)
     3. Bertha C. Billings,   b. Nov 1895, Mississii Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Dec 1961, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 66 years)
     4. Marie V. Billings
     5. Vergie Lee Billings,   b. 28 Aug 1909, Mississii Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jun 1981, Chicago, Cook, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
     6. Elsie Anne Billings,   b. 11 Nov 1901, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Oct 1989, Homewood, Cook, Illinois, United Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
    Photos
    The Billings Family, abt 1938
    The Billings Family, abt 1938
    A Billings Family Photo abt 1938. We are currently sending this photo off for digital photo restoration. Please donate from the front page to help offset costs.

    From Left to Right:

    Odelia, Marie, Hezekiah, Virgie Lee, Elsie
    Bertha, Rosena Gaylor, Rev. Charles F. Billings
    The Billings Family, abt 1938
    The Billings Family, abt 1938
    A Billings Family Photo abt 1938. We are currently sending this photo off for digital photo restoration. Please donate from the front page to help offset costs.

    From Left to Right:

    Odelia, Marie, Hezekiah, Virgie Lee, Elsie
    Bertha, Rosena Gaylor, Rev. Charles F. Billings
    Family ID F28  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsDied - 30 Aug 1953 - Chicago, Cook, Illinois Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 05 Sep 1953 - Burr Oak Cemetery, Chicago, Illinois Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Photos
    Rosena Dorothy Gaylor abt. 79
    Rosena Dorothy Gaylor abt. 79
    Rosena Gaylor in her 70's.
    Rosena Gaylor in her 70's.
    Rosena Dorothy Gaylor abt. 79
    Rosena Dorothy Gaylor abt. 79
    Rosena Gaylor in her 70's.
    Rosena Gaylor in her 70's.

    Documents
    Proof of Marriage Date and Actual Name of Charles' Wife, Rosa Dorothy.
    Proof of Marriage Date and Actual Name of Charles' Wife, Rosa Dorothy.
    The traditional date of marriage states early 1900's, but this documents clearly shows, much earlier.

    It appears that Dorothy's Real name is:
    ROSENA DOROTHY GAYLOR
    Proof of Marriage Date and Actual Name of Charles' Wife, Rosa Dorothy.
    Proof of Marriage Date and Actual Name of Charles' Wife, Rosa Dorothy.
    The traditional date of marriage states early 1900's, but this documents clearly shows, much earlier.

    It appears that Dorothy's Real name is:
    ROSENA DOROTHY GAYLOR
    Rosena D. Gaylor Billings Death Cert.
    Rosena D. Gaylor Billings Death Cert.
    Rosena D. Gaylor Billings Death Cert.
    Rosena D. Gaylor Billings Death Cert.

  • Notes 
    • Rosena is remembered as beautiful, very light skinned with long dark wavy hair.

  • Sources 
    1. [S31] .
      Name: Rosa D Billings
      Death Date: 30 Aug 1953
      Death Location: Cook County, IL
      File Number: 6058647
      Archive collection name: Cook County Genealogy Records (Deaths)
      Archive repository location: Chicago, IL
      Archive repository name: Cook County Clerk