Rosetta Andrus

Brief Life History of Rosetta

When Rosetta Andrus was born on 17 September 1852, in Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States, her father, Edwin Andrus, was 46 and her mother, Macena Moore Moore, was 42. She married Henry William Sorge on 4 March 1874, in Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Wisconsin, United States in 1870. She died on 18 February 1881, in Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 28, and was buried in Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin, United States.

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Henry William Sorge
Rosetta Andrus
Marriage: 4 March 1874
Mary Estella Sorge
Albert Owen Sorge

Sources (7)

  • Rosetta Andrus in household of E Andrus, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Rosetta Andrus Sorge, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Andrus in entry for Louis M. Hyzer and Estelle Sorge, "Wisconsin, County Marriages, 1836-1911"

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1854 · The Creation of the Republican Party

A debate continues over the location of the creation of the Republican Party. Some sources claim that the party was formed in Ripon, Wisconsin, on February 28, 1854. Others claim the first meeting of the Republican Party took place in Jackson, Michigan, on July 6, 1854, where the Republican Party was officially organized. Over 1,000 people were present and candidates were selected for the party, thus making it the first Republican convention.

1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.


Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Andrews .

History: William Andrus came to Boston in 1635 and moved to New Haven in 1639, where he died in 1676.

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

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