Rosena Jeanette Weed

3 June 1852–20 February 1923 (Age 70)
New York, United States

The Life of Rosena Jeanette

When Rosena Jeanette Weed was born on 3 June 1852, in New York, United States, her father, Levi Stevens Weed, was 28 and her mother, Mary Catherine Mance, was 20. She married Myron H Thomas in 1875, in New York, United States. She lived in Shawangunk, Ulster, New York, United States for about 10 years and Ithaca, Tompkins, New York, United States in 1875. She died on 20 February 1923, in Pine Bush, Crawford, Orange, New York, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in New Prospect Dutch Reformed Church Cemetery, Pine Bush, Rochester, Ulster, New York, United States.

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Myron H Thomas
Rosena Jeanette Weed
Marriage: 1875

Spouse and Children

New York, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Levi Stevens Weed


    Mary Catherine Mance





    James Marshall Weed


    George E. Weed


    Ida Jane Weed


World Events (8)


Age 11

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 11

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
1872 · The First National Park

Age 20

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

1 English: nickname for an irascible person, from Old English wēd ‘fury’, ‘rage’.2 Americanized form of Dutch Weeda .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Janet Thomas in household of Myron Thomas, "New York State Census, 1875"
  • Rosani J Weed in household of Levi Weed, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Genette Thomas in household of Myron Thomas, "United States Census, 1880"

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