Rosetta Stringer

23 November 1836–1 March 1920 (Age 83)
Standon, Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Rosetta

When Rosetta Stringer was born on 23 November 1836, in Standon, Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, William Stringer, was 37 and her mother, Elizabeth Stringer, was 28. She married John Pickett on 17 April 1855, in Chimborazo, Ecuador. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. She died on 1 March 1920, in Gunnison, Sanpete, Utah, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Gunnison, Sanpete, Utah, United States.

Photos and Memories (30)

Do you know Rosetta? Do you have a story about her that you would like to share? Sign In or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

John Pickett
Rosetta Stringer
Marriage: 17 April 1855
John Jeremiah Pickett
Brigham Franklin Pickett
Charles Henry Pickett
Frederick George Pickett
Rosetta Pickett
Mary Rosetta Pickett
George William Pickett
Nora Physella Pickett
Parley Jensen

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    17 April 1855Chimborazo, Ecuador
  • Children


    +4 More Children

    Parents and Siblings



    +4 More Children

    World Events (8)

    Age 7
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
    Age 10
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    Age 27
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    English:occupational name from Middle English strenger, stringer ‘man who worked at a string-hearth or furnace’, synonymous with Stringfellow . The name occurs frequently in districts where iron was smelted in medieval times.occupational name for someone who made or worked with string, from Middle English strenger, stringer, an agent derivative of Middle English streng(e), string(e) ‘string, cord’ (Old English streng). The term was also used of someone who made strings for bows in 1420.

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

    Possible Related Names


    Story Highlight

    The Life History of Rosetta Stringer

    Rosetta Stringer was born on 23 November, 1836 at Standon, Hertfordshire, England. She was the daughter of William and Elizabeth Stringer. Rosetta's grandfather, Joseph Stringer had a fine industry of …

    Sources (38)

    • Rosetta Stringer in household of William Stringer, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
    • Rositta Stringey in entry for George William Pickett, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Rosetta Stringer in household of William Stringer, "England and Wales Census, 1841"

    Discover Even More

    As a nonprofit, we offer free help to those looking to learn the details of their family story.

    Create a free account to view more about your family.
    Create a FREE Account
    Search for Another Deceased Ancestor
    Share this with your family and friends.