Rosannah Dukes

13 October 1854–28 December 1875 (Age 21)
Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Rosannah

When Rosannah Dukes was born on 13 October 1854, in Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States, her father, John Finis Dukes, was 29 and her mother, Sarah Ann Crabtree, was 29. She married Joseph S Allen on 3 January 1875, in Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She died on 28 December 1875, at the age of 21, and was buried in Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States.

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Joseph S Allen
Rosannah Dukes
Marriage: 3 January 1875
Allen Dukes

Spouse and Children

3 January 1875
Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States


Parents and Siblings



    Luraine Dukes


    Francis Marion Dukes


    Myrel Ellis Dukes


    Louisa Dukes



+7 More Children

World Events (6)


Age 7

Kentucky sided with the Union during the Civil War, even though it is a southern state.

Age 9

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

Age 13

This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Duke 1 or 2.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Rosannah Dukes in household of J F Dukes, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Rosana Dukes in household of John S Dukes, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Roseann Dukes, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"

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