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Rosetta May (Wright) Hummel (1893 - 1960)

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Rosetta May "Rossetta" Hummel formerly Wright
Born in Clare County, Michigan, United Statesmap
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Wife of — married 24 Jul 1914 in Mount Pleasant, Allegan County, Michigan, United Statesmap
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Rosetta May Wright was born in Clare County, Michigan, on 14 March 1893.[1] She was the daughter of Allen Wright and Minnie (Hunt) Wright.

The 1900 U.S. Census recorded Allen A. Write, age 42 and a farmer, and wife Minnie Write, age 30, in Hayes Township (Harrison city), Clare County, Michigan, with their daughter Rossetta Write, age 7. Allen was born in July 1857, Minnie in November 1869, and Rossetta in March 1893. Allen was born in Michigan to a father born in Vermont and a mother born in New York; both Minnie and Rossetta were born in Michigan to parents born in Michigan. Allen and Minnie had been married 12 years; Minnie had had one child, still living (this is Rosetta).[2]

Her parents, Minnie Wright and Allen J. Wright, were divorced on 22 April 1905 in Hillsdale County, Michigan. Minnie had filed an application for divorce on 26 February 1904. There was just one child in the family (this is Rosetta).[3]

Rosetta Mae Wright, age 21, a resident of Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, married 27-year-old William John Hummel of Marlette, Michigan, on 24 July 1914 in Mt. Pleasant. Both were natives of Michigan. The marriage record indicates that Rosetta was a stenographer and William was in the meat market business. His parents were Wm. Hummel and Louise ____; her parents' names were not known. The couple was married by Joseph H. Green, clergyman; witnesses were Percy W. Saxton of Farwell and Sadie Harkins of Mt. Pleasant.[4]

The 1920 U.S. Census recorded Wm. J. Hummel, age 33, wife Rosetta M. Hummel, age 26, and daughter Lucille W. Hummel, age 4 years, 7 months, at 402 East Ann Street in Flint, Michigan. All were born in Michigan. The parents of Rosetta and Lucille also were born in Michigan, while Wm's parents were born in Germany. Wm. Hummel was proprietor of a meat market.[5]

The 1930 U.S. Census recorded William J. Hummel, age 43, wife Rosetta Hummel, 37, daughter Lucile Hummel, 14, and son Raymond Hummel, 4, at 813 Wolcott Street in Flint, Michigan. William owned their home, valued at $6,000. Also in the household was William J. Hummel's widowed father, 74-year-old William Hummel, a native of Germany who had arrived in the United States in 1869 and was a naturalized citizen. William J. Hummel was a native of Michigan, born to parents who were natives of Germany. Rosetta and the children were born in Michigan to parents born in Michigan. William J. Hummel was a merchant in the grocery business.[6]

The 1940 U.S. Census recorded William J. Hummel, age 52, wife Rosetta M. Hummel, 47, and sons Raymond W. Hummel, 14, and Robert J. Hummel, 9, at 813 Wolcott in Flint, Michigan. They had lived in the same place (i.e., Flint) in 1935. Both William and Rosetta had completed 4 years of high school; William was a meat cutter in a retail store.[7]

Rosetta May Hummel died in 1960 and is buried in Gracelawn Cemetery in Flint, Michigan. [8]


  1. "Michigan Births, 1867-1902," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 30 April 2019), 004207132 > image 313 of 1507; citing Department of Vital Records, Lansing. Note: Record page is damaged.
  2. "United States Census, 1900," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 5 August 2014), Michigan > Clare > ED 26 Hayes township Harrison city Ward 1-3 > image 17 of 18; citing NARA microfilm publication T623 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  3. Michigan Department of Community Health, Division for Vital Records and Health Statistics; Lansing, Michigan; Michigan. Divorce records, Roll 1905 Bay - 1906 Washtenaw. Accessed on at
  4. "Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 15 January 2019), 004209253 > image 588 of 748; citing Secretary of State, Department of Vital Records, Lansing.
  5. "United States Census, 1920," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 11 September 2019), Michigan > Genesee > Flint Ward 5 > ED 49 > image 49 of 68; citing NARA microfilm publication T625 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  6. "United States Census, 1930," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 8 December 2015), Michigan > Genesee > Flint > ED 46 > image 1 of 47; citing NARA microfilm publication T626 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2002).
  7. "United States Census, 1940," database with images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 10 February 2020), Michigan > Genesee > Flint City, Flint, Ward 6 > 85-103 Flint City Ward 6 (Tract 27 - part), Hurley Hospital, Hurley Hospital Nurse Home, Hurley Hospital Employees Home, Hurley Contagious Disease Hospital > image 27 of 32; citing Sixteenth Census of the United States, 1940, NARA digital publication T627. Records of the Bureau of the Census, 1790 - 2007, RG 29. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2012.
  8. Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed 12 February 2020), memorial page for Rosetta May Wright Hummel (11 Mar 1893–18 Mar 1960), Find A Grave: Memorial #127462924, citing Gracelawn Cemetery, Flint, Genesee County, Michigan, USA ; Maintained by Anonymous (contributor 46795196).

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