Rosanna Holcomb

Brief Life History of Rosanna

When Rosanna Holcomb was born about 1776, in Simsbury, Hartford, Connecticut, United States, her father, Timothy Holcomb, was 21 and her mother, Elizabeth Griffin, was 22. She had at least 3 sons and 4 daughters with Leonard Wade. She died in 1842, at the age of 67.

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Leonard Wade
Rosanna Holcomb
Elizabeth "Betsy" Wade
James Wade
George Wade
Leonard Wade Jr.
Susannah Wade
Mary Polly Holcomb Wade
Matilda Wade

Sources (8)

  • Rosana Holcom in entry for Lenard Wade, "Virginia, Vital Records, 1715-1901"
  • Rosana Holcom in entry for Lonard Wade, "Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940"
  • R. Wade in entry for Jas. C. Wade, "West Virginia Deaths, 1804-1999"

World Events (8)


Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

1781 · British Forces Capture Fort Griswold

The capture of Fort Griswold was the final act of treason that Benedict Arnold committed. This would be a British victory. On the American side 85 were killed, 35 wounded and paroled, 28 taken prisoner, 13 escaped, and 1 twelve year old was captured and released.

1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.

Name Meaning

English (Surrey and Sussex): habitational name from any of several places called Holcombe (Devon, Dorset, Gloucestershire, Lancashire, Oxfordshire, Somerset), from Old English hol ‘hollow’ + cumb ‘valley’.

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

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