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