Bishop Sylvester Horton Rosecrans

Male5 February 1827–21 October 1878

Brief Life History of Sylvester Horton

When Bishop Sylvester Horton Rosecrans was born on 5 February 1827, in Homer, Licking, Ohio, United States, his father, Crandall Rosecrans, was 32 and his mother, Jemima Hopkins, was 33. He lived in Unión, Córdoba, Argentina in 1878. He died on 21 October 1878, in Columbus, Franklin, Ohio, United States, at the age of 51, and was buried in Columbus, Franklin, Ohio, United States.

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Crandall Rosecrans
Jemima Hopkins
Chester Rosecrans
Chauncey Rosecrans
Major General William Starke Rosecrans
Catherine Rosecrans
Charles Wesley Rosecrans
Henry Crandall Rosecrans
Bishop Sylvester Horton Rosecrans
Mary Rosecrans

Sources (7)

  • Sylvester Rosecrans, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Sylvester Horton Rosecrans, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Rt Rev Salvester H Rosecrans, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"

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World Events (8)

1828 · Michigan Capitol Building Constructed

Age 1

The first building to serve as the State Capitol was originally built as the Territorial Courthouse. The brick structure was one of Michigan's earliest Greek revival buildings. The building housed the territorial government and state legislatures until 1848, when the capital moved from Detroit to Lansing. The building then became a public school and library until it burned down in 1893.

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 3

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.


Age 19

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

Variant of Rosencrans , a surname of German, Danish, Dutch (ultimately Danish), or Jewish origin.

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

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