Rosanna A. Fuller

10 November 1828–26 February 1900 (Age 71)
Vermont, Howard, Indiana, United States

The Life of Rosanna A.

Rosanna A. Fuller was born on 10 November 1828, in Vermont, Howard, Indiana, United States. She had at least 2 sons with G. N. D. Franklin Coursey. She died on 26 February 1900, in Bridgeport, Wise, Texas, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Bridgeport, Wise, Texas, United States.

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G. N. D. Franklin Coursey
1833–1891
Rosanna A. Fuller
1828–1900
Thomas L. Coursey
1848–1925
Joseph Marion Coursey
1859–1941

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World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 2

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1836 · The Massive Internal Improvements Act

Age 8

The Massive Internal Improvements Act of 1836 loaned Indiana $10,000,000 to create infrastructure such as canals, railroads, and roads across the state. The act was signed by Whig Governor Noah Noble and passed by the Indiana General Assembly. However, the financial crisis known as the Panic of 1837 thwarted these plans as costs ballooned. Construction on the infrastructure was not completed and the state debt rapidly increased.
1850 · Compromise of 1850

Age 22

The United States Congress passed a package of five separate bills in an attempt to decrease tensions between the slave states and free states. The compromise itself was received gratefully, but both sides disapproved of certain components contained in the laws. Texas was impacted in several ways; mainly, the state surrendered its claim to New Mexico (and other claims north of 36°30′) but retained the Texas Panhandle. The federal government also took over the public debt for Texas.

Name Meaning

1 English: occupational name for a dresser of cloth, Old English fullere (from Latin fullo, with the addition of the English agent suffix). The Middle English successor of this word had also been reinforced by Old French fouleor, foleur, of similar origin. The work of the fuller was to scour and thicken the raw cloth by beating and trampling it in water. This surname is found mostly in southeast England and East Anglia. See also Tucker and Walker .2 In a few cases the name may be of German origin with the same form and meaning as 1 (from Latin fullare).3 Americanized version of French Fournier .

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

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