Rosa Zella Barnhisel1,2

#6884, b. 14 Feb 1883, d. 21 Jan 1981
Last Edited:7 Sep 2017
FatherJacob C. Barnhisel1 b. 12 Nov 1845, d. 29 Aug 1927
MotherElizabeth Sommers1 b. 15 Aug 1855, d. 8 Jan 1942
Relationship3rd great-granddaughter of Valentine Berndheisell

Children of Rosa Zella Barnhisel and Martin Luther King

Outline of Life Events:

EventDescription
BirthRosa Zella Barnhisel was born on 14 Feb 1883 at Perry Township, Miami County, IN.3,4,5
Census1900, daughterShe was enumerated as the daughter of Jacob Barnhisel (given age 54) on the 1900 Census at Perry Township, Miami County, IN.3
MarriageRosa Zella Barnhisel married Martin Luther King on 28 Dec 1901 at Miami County, IN. David Surhart, V.D.M., officiated.4
ResidenceAt the time of her father's death in 1927, Rosa Zella Barnhisel lived in Gilead, Miami County, IN.1
Death, InformantShe was the informant on the death certificate ofElizabeth Barnhisel, who died on 8 Jan 1942 at Miami County, IN.6,7
Death, WidowShe was left a widow at age 76, when her husband, Martin Luther, died after an illness of two years, on 12 Feb 1960 at Macy, Miami County, IN.8
DeathRosa Zella King died at age 97 of heart failure on 21 Jan 1981 at the home of her daughter, Vada, in Macy, Miami County, IN.5,9
BurialShe was buried at Gilead Cemetery in Perry Township, Miami County, IN.9,5

Citations:

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  2. [S525] Jean C. Tombaugh and Wendell C. Tombaugh. Fulton County Indiana Obituaries, The Rochester Sentinel. Tombaugh House : 700 Pontiac Street, Rochester, Indiana 46975-1538, 2001.
  3. [S843] 1900 U.S. Census. IN. Miami County. population schedule.
  4. [S1405] FamilySearch.org. Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007. Miami Co, IN. Online https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1410397
  5. [S521] Jean C. Tombaugh and Wendell C. Tombaugh. Fulton County Indiana Obituaries, The Rochester Sentinel. Tombaugh House : 700 Pontiac Street, Rochester, Indiana 46975-1538, 2002.
  6. [S1773] Ancestry.com. Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899-2011. Online http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=60716
  7. [S514] Jean C. Tombaugh and Wendell C. Tombaugh. Fulton County Indiana Obituaries, The News-Sentinel. Tombaugh House : 700 Pontiac Street, Rochester, Indiana 46975-1538, 1995.
  8. [S517] Jean C. Tombaugh and Wendell C. Tombaugh. Fulton County Indiana Obituaries, The News-Sentinel. Tombaugh House : 700 Pontiac Street, Rochester, Indiana 46975-1538, 2001.
  9. [S1790] Ancestry.com. Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899-2011. Online http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=60716
  10. [S1413] FamilySearch.org. Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007. Miami Co., Indiana. Online https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1410397