Lillian McMannus

15 October 1862–5 July 1941 (Age 78)
Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Lillian

Lillian McMannus was born on 15 October 1862, in Wisconsin, United States as the daughter of McMannan. She married Carl Frederick Rosecrans about 1883, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in La Ballona Township, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1900. She died on 5 July 1941, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Calvary Cemetery, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Carl Frederick Rosecrans
Lillian McMannus
Marriage: about 1883
William Starke Rosecrans
Carmelita Edith Rosecrans
William Stark Rosecrans III
Carmelita Rosecrans

Spouse and Children

about 1883
Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States


Parents and Siblings





World Events (8)


Age 1

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1867 · Gas Street Lamps Installed

Age 5

The Los Angeles Gas Company installed 43 gas street lamps on Main Street. A lamplighter rode on horseback at dusk to light the streetlights. By 1873, 136 gas lamps had been installed in Los Angeles. 
1883 · The Newhall House Hotel Fire

Age 21

A fire erupted on January 10, 1883, at the Newhall Hotel in Milwaukee. The fire began at 4:00 am in an elevator shaft and raced up through the building. The fire spread so quickly that many could not escape. General and Mrs. Tom Thumb, stars of P.T. Barnum's circus, were guests in the hotel at the time of the fire. A firefighter reached them by ladder and they were able to escape safely. The exact number of deaths remains unknown as the hotel register was destroyed in the fire, however, the death toll is estimated between 75-90.

Name Meaning

Irish and Scottish: variant of McManus .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Lillian Rosecrans, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Lillian T Rosecraus in household of Carl F Rosecraus, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Lillian T Rosecrans in household of Carl F Rosecrans, "United States Census, 1910"

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