Rosa A. Burgan

Brief Life History of Rosa A.

When Rosa A. Burgan was born on 18 December 1802, in Anderson, Kentucky, United States, her father, William G Burgin, was 42 and her mother, Barbara Graves, was 27. She married John R. Leathers on 17 September 1824, in Washington, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 5 daughters. She died on 5 August 1884, in her hometown, at the age of 81, and was buried in Anderson, Todd, Kentucky, United States.

Photos and Memories (1)

Do you know Rosa A.? Do you have a story about her that you would like to share? Sign In or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

John R. Leathers
Rosa A. Burgan
Marriage: 17 September 1824
Frances Leathers
James A Leathers
John Leathers Jr.
Valois Leathers
Nicholas Lewis Leathers
Janetta Leathers
William Robert Leathers
Granville Leathers
Nancy Leathers
Jordan H Leathers
Sally Leathers
Jane Ellen Leathers
Jim Leathers

Sources (13)

  • Rosa Leathers in household of Jno R Leathers, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Rosey Burgine, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
  • Rosa A Leathers, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (8)


France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

1812 · Kentucky Bend Created

During the New Madrid earthquakes of 1811-1812, the Kentucky Bend or New Madrid Bend was created. It is located in the southwestern corner of Kentucky on the banks of the Mississippi River.

1825 · The Crimes Act

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.

Name Meaning

English (of Norman origin): variant of Burgin .

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

Possible Related Names

Discover Even More

As a nonprofit, we offer free help to those looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a FREE Account

Search for Another Deceased Ancestor

Share this with your family and friends.