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.

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Family Time Line

John R. Leathers
1802–1871
Rosa A. Burgan
1802–1884
Marriage: 17 September 1824
Frances Leathers
1825–
James A Leathers
1827–1865
John Leathers Jr.
Valois Leathers
1828–1879
Nicholas Lewis Leathers
1830–1900
Janetta Leathers
1831–1900
William Robert Leathers
1832–1853
Granville Leathers
1833–1894
Nancy Leathers
1835–1853
Jordan H Leathers
1837–1911
Sally Leathers
1839–1853
Jane Ellen Leathers
1846–1912
Jim Leathers
1880–

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)

1803

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.

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