Rosanna "Rose" Craig

Female22 February 1850–6 September 1931

Brief Life History of Rosanna "Rose"

When Rosanna "Rose" Craig was born on 22 February 1850, in Paris, Edgar, Illinois, United States, her father, Isaac Nickels Craig, was 19 and her mother, Elizabeth Schrader, was 19. She married George Washington Parrish on 4 March 1869. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. She lived in Bowdre Township, Douglas, Illinois, United States for about 10 years and Mattoon, Coles, Illinois, United States in 1900. She died on 6 September 1931, in Decatur, Macon, Illinois, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Decatur, Macon, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Washington Parrish
Rosanna "Rose" Craig
Marriage: 4 March 1869
Lydia Florence Parrish
Nora Ellen Parrish
Mary Elizabeth Parrish
John Hershel "Jack" Parrish

Sources (22)

  • Rosamond Parish in household of G W Parish, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Rosanna C. Parrish, "Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947"
  • Rosanna Gray, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1934"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    4 March 1869
  • Children (4)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (10)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 9

    Historical Boundaries: 1859: Douglas, Illinois, United States


    Age 13

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    1872 · The First National Park

    Age 22

    Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish: topographic name for someone who lived near a steep or precipitous rock, Older Scots crag, craig. Compare the synonymous English Cragg .

    Manx: either a shortened form of Gaelic Mac Concharraige ‘son of Cu Charraige (‘hound of the rock’) or possibly of Mac Thorveig ‘son of Thorveig’, from the Old Norse personal name Thórveig (from the god's name Thórr + veig ‘pith, strength’).

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

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