Jeremiah Rosenkrans

Brief Life History of Jeremiah

When Jeremiah Rosenkrans was born about 1737, in New York, United States, his father, Herman Hendriksen Rosenkrans, was 11735 and his mother, Antje Antjen Schoonmaker, was 11735.

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Herman Hendriksen Rosenkrans
Antje Antjen Schoonmaker
Jeremiah Rosenkrans
about 1737–
Harmon Rosenkrans
Elisa Rosekrans
Hendrick H. Rosenkrans
Sarah Rosenkrants
James Rosecranse
Frederick Rosecrans
Johannes Rosecrans
Zacharias Rosecrans

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    New York is the 11th state.

    1776 · The Declaration to the King

    """At the end of the Second Continental Congress the 13 colonies came together to petition independence from King George III. With no opposing votes, the Declaration of Independence was drafted and ready for all delegates to sign on the Fourth of July 1776. While many think the Declaration was to tell the King that they were becoming independent, its true purpose was to be a formal explanation of why the Congress voted together to declare their independence from Britain. The Declaration also is home to one of the best-known sentences in the English language, stating, “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness."""""""

    Name Meaning

    Variant or an altered form of German, Danish, Dutch (ultimately Danish), or Jewish Rosenkranz and Rosenkrantz .

    History: Harmon Hendrick Rosenkrans, a merchant of Dutch (ultimately Danish) origin, came to New Amsterdam in New Netherland (now New York City, NY) from Bergen in Norway before 1657, the year in which he was married. Bergen was a Hanseatic port in which there were many Dutch and German traders.

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

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