Sophia Altman

1 June 1823–4 July 1898 (Age 75)
Unity, Columbiana, Ohio, United States

The Life of Sophia

When Sophia Altman was born on 1 June 1823, in Unity, Columbiana, Ohio, United States, her father, David Daniel Altman, was 33 and her mother, Margaretha T. Rumel, was 24. She married Benjamin Roush on 23 May 1839, in Meigs, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 9 daughters. She lived in Syracuse, Meigs, Ohio, United States in 1870 and Mason, West Virginia, United States in 1880. She died on 4 July 1898, in Nease Settlement, Meigs, Ohio, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in New Haven, Mason, West Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Benjamin Roush
1817–1897
Sophia Altman
1823–1898
Marriage: 23 May 1839
Nancy Roush
1840–1854
Moses B. "Mosey" Roush
1842–1925
Joseph E. Roush
1844–1892
Sarah Roush
1846–1927
Mary Livina Roush
1847–1926
Rosilla Roush
1849–1939
Joshua Roush
1851–1855
Margaret Roush
1853–1855
Hanna Catherine Roush
1856–1939
Maria Roush
1859–1944
Soupta Ann Roush
1862–1942
Virginia B Roush
1864–

Spouse and Children

    Benjamin Roush

    Male1817–1897Male

    Female1823–1898Female

MARRIAGE
23 May 1839
Meigs, Ohio, United States
children

(12)

    Nancy Roush

    Female1840–1854Female

    Male1842–1925Male

    Joseph E. Roush

    Male1844–1892Male

    Sarah Roush

    Female1846–1927Female

    Mary Livina Roush

    Female1847–1926Female

+7 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(10)

+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 2

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 7

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.
1846

Age 23

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

1 Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Altmann .2 Respelling of German Altmann .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Sophia Roush in household of Benjamin Roush, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Sophia Roush in household of Benjamin Roush, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Sophia Roush in household of Benjamin Roush, "United States Census, 1870"

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