Peter Roossien

10 February 1884–6 March 1935 (Age 51)
Grand Haven, Ottawa, Michigan, United States

The Life of Peter

When Peter Roossien was born on 10 February 1884, in Grand Haven, Ottawa, Michigan, United States, his father, Pieter Roossien, was 42 and his mother, Grietje Redeker, was 42. He died on 6 March 1935, in his hometown, at the age of 51, and was buried in Lake Forest Cemetery, Grand Haven, Ottawa, Michigan, United States.

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Pieter Roossien
Grietje Redeker
Albertje Roossien
Alberdina, "Dena" Roossien
Annigje Anna Roossien
Peter Roossien
Jennie Roossien

Parents and Siblings

    Pieter Roossien


    Grietje Redeker




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World Events (8)


Age 2

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1887 · The Bagley Memorial Fountain

Age 3

"The Bagley Memorial Fountain was erected in 1887 with funds from the estate of John Judson Bagley. Bagley's will ordered the construction of the drinking fountain which would provide the people of Detroit ""water cold and pure as the coldest mountain stream."" H.H. Richards was the architect for the Romanesque-style, pink granite, lionhead fountain. It is engraved with the words, ""TESTAMENTARY GIFT FOR THE PEOPLE FROM JOHN JUDSON BAGLEY A.D. MDCCCLXXXVII""."
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 14

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

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  • Peter Roosien, "Michigan, Births and Christenings, 1775-1995"

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