Rosannah Monk

1735–1779 (Age 44)
Somerset, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Rosannah

Rosannah Monk was born in 1735, in Somerset, Pennsylvania, United States as the daughter of William Monk and Ruckle. She married Johannes W "John" Shorts in 1759, in Hilton, Brighton, Northumberland, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. She died in 1779, in Canada, at the age of 44.

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Family Time Line

Johannes W "John" Shorts
1726–1778
Rosannah Monk
1735–1779
Marriage: 1759
Fanny Shorts
1762–
Hannah Mary Shorts
1766–1862
Frances Shorts
1771–1844
Catherine Shorts
1774–1861
Philip Shorts
1775–
Rev Augustus Shorts
1777–1869

Spouse and Children

    Johannes W "John" Shorts

    Male1726–1778Male

    Female1735–1779Female

MARRIAGE
1759
Hilton, Brighton, Northumberland, Ontario, Canada
children

(6)

    Fanny Shorts

    Female1762–Female

    Hannah Mary Shorts

    Female1766–1862Female

    Frances Shorts

    Female1771–1844Female

    Catherine Shorts

    Female1774–1861Female

    Philip Shorts

    Male1775–Male

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    William Monk

    Male1700–Male

    Ruckle

    FemaleFemale

siblings

(2)

World Events (2)

1776

Age 41

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776

Age 41

The Declaration of Independence was signed in Philadelphia on July 4, 1776. The liberty bell was first rung here to Celebrate this important document.

Name Meaning

1 English: nickname for someone of monkish habits or appearance, or an occupational name for a servant employed at a monastery, from Middle English munk, monk ‘monk’ (Old English munuc, munec, from Late Latin monachus, Greek monakhos ‘solitary’, a derivative of monos ‘alone’).2 North German (Mönk) and Dutch: equivalent of 1, from Middle Low German monik, Middle Dutch moni(n)c, mun(i)c.3 Irish: translation of Gaelic Ó Muineaog ( see Minogue ) or Ó Manacháin ( see Monahan ).

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

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