Rosanna Young

Female13 December 1818–11 August 1872

Brief Life History of Rosanna

When Rosanna Young was born on 13 December 1818, in Butler, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Jonathan Young, was 23 and her mother, Jane McGary, was 25. She married Thomas Patton Reddick Sr on 28 March 1839. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Wapello, Iowa, United States in 1850 and Pleasant Township, Wapello, Iowa, United States for about 10 years. She died on 11 August 1872, in Bladensburg, Wapello, Iowa, United States, at the age of 53, and was buried in Bladensburg, Wapello, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Patton Reddick Sr
1816–1888
Rosanna Young
1818–1872
Marriage: 28 March 1839
Margaret Jane Reddick
1840–1904
Martha Caroline Reddick
1842–1924
Thomas Patton Reddick Jr
1844–1916
John James Reddick
1847–1913
William Reed Reddick
1851–1925
Simon Boliver Reddick
1853–1875
Rose Ann Reddick
1855–1861
Itasca Iona Reddick
1858–1885
Mary Reddick
1858–1893

Sources (10)

  • Rosa Redrick in household of T P Redrick, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Roseanne Young Reddick, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Rose Ann Young in entry for Martha Caroline Van Sickle, "Iowa, Death Records, 1904-1951"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    28 March 1839
  • Children (9)

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    Siblings (12)

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    World Events (8)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819

    Age 1

    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. 

    1820 · Making States Equal

    Age 2

    The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.

    1836 · Remember the Alamo

    Age 18

    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

    Name Meaning

    English, Scottish, and northern Irish: nickname from Middle English yong ‘young’ (Old English geong), used to distinguish a younger man from an older man bearing the same personal name (typically, father and son). In Middle English this name is often found with the Anglo-Norman French definite article, for example Robert le Yunge. In Gaelic-speaking areas of Scotland this was widely used as an English equivalent of the Gaelic nickname Og ‘young’; see Ogg . This surname is also very common among African Americans.

    Americanized form (translation into English) of various European surnames meaning ‘young’ or similar, notably German Jung , Dutch Jong and De Jong , and French Lejeune and Lajeunesse .

    Americanized form of Swedish Ljung: topographic or an ornamental name from ljung ‘(field of) heather’, or a habitational name from a placename containing this word, e.g. Ljungby.

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

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