Christiana Kelly

Groveland, Groveland, Livingston, New York, United States

The Life Summary of Christiana

When Christiana Kelly was born in 1810, in Groveland, Groveland, Livingston, New York, United States, her father, Daniel A. Kelly Jr., was 28 and her mother, Mary Ann Roup, was 30. She married James Ralston Rosebrugh on 16 February 1831, in Groveland, Groveland, Livingston, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter.

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James Ralston Rosebrugh
Christiana Kelly
Marriage: 16 February 1831
Moses Kelly Rosebrugh
James K. Rosebrough
Benjamin F Rosebrugh
David Kelly Rosebrough
Christiana H. Rosebrough

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    16 February 1831Groveland, Groveland, Livingston, New York, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 2
    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
    Age 11
    On 23 February 1821, Livingston County, New York was formed from Ontario and Genesee Counties. The county was named in honor of Chancellor Robert R. Livingston, who helped draft the Declaration of Independence and negotiated the Louisiana Purchase.
    Age 36
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Irish Brendan, Kieran, Aileen, John Patrick, Siobhan, Liam, Brigid, Donovan, Eamon, Parnell, Aidan, Clancy.Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Ceallaigh, or, in some areas, Mac Ceallaigh ‘descendant (or son) of Ceallach’, an ancient Irish personal name, originally a byname meaning ‘bright-headed’, later understood as ‘frequenting churches’ (Irish ceall). There are several early Irish saints who bore this name. Kelly is now the most common of all surnames in Ireland.Scottish: habitational name from either the lands of Kelly, near Arbroath (Angus), Kellie in Carnbee (Fife), or Kelly in Methlick (Aberdeenshire). Each of these placenames is from Pictish celli or Gaelic coille ‘wood’ + the placename forming suffix -in. Alternatively, from the lands of Kelloe in the barony of Hume (Berwickshire), whose name is of uncertain origin.

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

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    Sources (3)

    • Christiana Rosebrugh in household of James R Rosebrugh, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Christiana Rosebrugh in household of James R Rosebrugh, "United States Census, 1860"

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