Rosann Fritz

7 May 1808–13 April 1853 (Age 44)
Brothersvalley Township, Somerset, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Rosann

When Rosann Fritz was born on 7 May 1808, in Brothersvalley Township, Somerset, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, William Henry Fritz, was 34 and her mother, Elizabeth Palm, was 29. She married Johann Michael Faust on 18 June 1826, in Brothersvalley Township, Somerset, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 6 daughters. She died on 13 April 1853, in Brothersvalley Township, Somerset, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 44, and was buried in Berlin, Somerset, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Johann Michael Faust
Rosann Fritz
Marriage: 18 June 1826
William J. Faust
Jacob Faust
Elizabeth Faust
Sally Faust
Eva Foust
Susan Foust
Mary Faust
Lydia Faust
John A. Foust

Spouse and Children

18 June 1826
Brothersvalley Township, Somerset, Pennsylvania, United States


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World Events (6)


Age 4

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1812 · Harrisburg Becomes the State Capital

Age 4

Harrisburg had important parts with migration, the Civil War, and the Industrial Revolution. 
1821 · Financial Relief for Public Land

Age 13

A United States law to provide financial relief for the purchasers of Public Lands. It permitted the earlier buyers, that couldn't pay completely for the land, to return the land back to the government. This granted them a credit towards the debt they had on land. Congress, also, extended credit to buyer for eight more years. Still while being in economic panic and the shortage of currency made by citizens, the government hoped that with the time extension, the economy would improve.

Name Meaning

German: from a pet form of Friedrich . It is also found as a surname in Denmark, Sweden, and elsewhere.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Rosanna Foust in household of John Foust, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Foust in entry for John, Jr. Brant and Elisabeth Foust, "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950"
  • Rosina Foust in entry for John Brant Jr., "Pennsylvania Marriages, 1709-1940"

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