George Washington Roseberry

about 1816–before 1860 (Age 44)
Virginia, United States

The Life Summary of George Washington

When George Washington Roseberry was born about 1816, in Virginia, United States, his father, Absalom Roseberry, was 48 and his mother, Ann Dykes, was 36. He married Martha Thurman about 1837, in Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 2 daughters. He died before 1860, in Newton, Missouri, United States, at the age of 43, and was buried in Missouri, United States.

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George Washington Roseberry
Martha Thurman
Marriage: about 1837
Carolyn Roseberry
Washington Roseberry
Arrington Roseberry
Elzy Dickson Roseberry
Wilson Roseberry
Ann Roseberry
Andrew P. Roseberry
Milton Roseburry

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1837Missouri, United States
  • Children


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    +5 More Children

    World Events (6)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 3
    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
    Age 5
    Missouri is the 24th state
    1829 · Missouri State Library
    Age 13
    The first Missouri State Library was established by law on January 22, 1829. This law was created due to the large amount of public documents which had been collected in the office of Missouri's secretary of state. The library included documentation of the actions of the Missouri senate and house. The documents were cataloged and made available to the public. The public had access to any of the books in the library from sunup to sundown on any day except Sunday.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish and English (Durham): habitational name from Roxburgh (Roxburghshire), from the Old English personal name Hrōc (genitive Hrōces) + Old English burg ‘fortified place’ (see Bury ). This name has been established in Ulster (Ireland) since the 17th century and is now more common in Ireland than in Scotland or England.Americanized form of Swedish Rosberg .

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

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    Sources (1)

    • George Roseberry, "United States Census, 1850"

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