Rosannah Rushing

1809–1870 (Age 61)
North Carolina, United States

The Life of Rosannah

When Rosannah Rushing was born in 1809, in North Carolina, United States, her father, Matthew Malachi Rushing, was 47 and her mother, Elizabeth Thornhill, was 39. She married Jesse Levi Harrell on 30 January 1831, in Montgomery, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 11 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Eastern Division, Walker, Alabama, United States in 1860. She died in 1870, in Union, Louisiana, United States, at the age of 61, and was buried in Linville, Union, Louisiana, United States.

Photos & Memories (0)

Photos & Memories

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about her you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Jesse Levi Harrell
1804–1869
Rosannah Rushing
1809–1870
Marriage: 30 January 1831
Levi Thomas Harrell
1832–1860
Matthew E Harrell
1834–1864
John Pleasant Harrell
1836–1907
Soloman R Harrell
1838–
Phebe E Harrell
1840–
James H Harrell
1841–
Eli Harrell
1842–
Rosannah Harrell
1845–
George E Harrell
1846–
Samuel W Harrell
1849–
Lewis Jackson Harrell
1851–1932
Francis Marion Harrell
1854–
Jesse William Harrell
1844–1906
Emeliza Harrell
1845–1931

Spouse and Children

    Jesse Levi Harrell

    Male1804–1869Male

    Female1809–1870Female

MARRIAGE
30 January 1831
Montgomery, Alabama, United States
children

(14)

    Levi Thomas Harrell

    Male1832–1860Male

    Matthew E Harrell

    Male1834–1864Male

    Male1836–1907Male

    Soloman R Harrell

    Male1838–Male

    Female1840–Female

+9 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(7)

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1812

Age 3

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1819 · Constitution of 1819

Age 10

The Alabama Enabling Act was signed on March 2, 1819, by President James Monroe. This enabled the people to form a constitution and state government which paved the way for Alabama to enter the union.
1826 · Tuscaloosa Becomes Capital

Age 17

In 1826, the capital of Alabama moved from Cahaba to Tuscaloosa. 

Name Meaning

Probably an altered spelling of the eastern German family name Rusching, a variant of Rusche 2.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Rosanna Harrell in household of Jesse Harrell, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Rosana Harrell in entry for Emma Lizer, "Louisiana Tombstone Inscriptions, 1812-1970"
  • Rosa Russian in entry for L J Harrell, "Louisiana Deaths, 1850-1875, 1894-1960"

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account to view more about your family.
Create a free account
Share this with your family and friends.