Alexander Roseborough

about 1784–
Fairfield, South Carolina, United States

The Life of Alexander

When Alexander Roseborough was born about 1784, in Fairfield, South Carolina, United States, his father, Alexander Rosborough, was 44 and his mother, Nancy Jane Faris, was 31.

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Family Time Line

Alexander Rosborough
1740–1814
Nancy Jane Faris
1753–1811
John Rosebrough
1770–1842
Thomas Rosebrough
1770–
Janet Roseborough
1780–1850
Jean Roseborough
1782–
Alexander Roseborough
1784–
James Roseborough
1790–
Jane Roseborough
1771–
John Alexander Rosborough
1774–1842
Thomas Roseborough
1778–
Jennett Rosebrough
1792–1860

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World Events (8)

1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 2

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.
1788 · South Carolina becomes the 8th state in the Union

Age 4

On May 23, 1788, South Carolina ratifies the Constitution of the United States making it the 8th State of the Union.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 35

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

Name Meaning

1 Northern Irish: variant of Rosborough .2 Probably also an altered spelling of Swedish Rosberg or German Rossburg ( see Rosburg ).

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

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Sources (1)

  • Alexander Roseborough, "United States Census, 1810"

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