Nehemiah Roselle

Brief Life History of Nehemiah

Nehemiah Roselle was born about 1785, in Moreau, Saratoga, New York, United States as the son of Rozelle and ?. He married Polly Andrews about 1807, in Moreau, Saratoga, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He died on 16 June 1824, in his hometown, at the age of 40, and was buried in Reynolds Corners Cemetery, Moreau, Saratoga, New York, United States.

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Nehemiah Roselle
Polly Andrews
Marriage: about 1807
Maria Rosell
Charles Rosell

Sources (2)

  • Nehemiah Rosell, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Nehemiah Rosell in entry for Maria Rosell Kiter, "Massachusetts Deaths, 1841-1915"

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World Events (8)

1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.


Historical Boundaries 1791: Saratoga, New York, United States

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of Swedish Rosell .

French (mainly Nord): variant of Rousselle . Compare Rozelle .

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

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