Allotment #13: Louisa Drake Roseberry

Louisa Drake; Parsons Collection, Myaamia Heritage Museum & Archive


Louisa Drake Roseberry

Born: 17 May 1866  Died: 12 September 1955

The eldest of the children of Milton and Siipiihkwa (Jane) Drake, Louisa married Joseph Edward “Ed” Roseberry and had two children: Thomas and Jane.  Ed was a cattleman, and the family moved between 1910 and 1915 to Kansas City, where he worked for the Stockyards.  During the Depression, they went to Holly, Colorado, again to find work in the cattle industry.  Louisa remained in Colorado until her death in 1955.