Rosannah Monk

1 February 1842–23 February 1920 (Age 78)
Mulberry Gap, Hancock, Tennessee, United States

The Life Summary of Rosannah

When Rosannah Monk was born on 1 February 1842, in Mulberry Gap, Hancock, Tennessee, United States, her father, John Jackson Monk, was 25 and her mother, Sarah Elizabeth Hatfield, was 28. She married James William Howell on 29 January 1857, in Decatur, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. She died on 23 February 1920, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Portage Cemetery, Portage, Box Elder, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

James William Howell
1828–1906
Rosannah Monk
1842–1920
Marriage: 29 January 1857
Sarah Jane Howell
1858–1899
Thomas Jefferson Howell
1860–1945
Nancy Melvina Howell
1862–1946
James William Howell
1865–1945
Mahonri Moriancumer Howell
1869–1898
John Cromwell Howell
1874–1951
Leroy Howell
1875–1913
Anna Rose Howell
1879–1965

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    29 January 1857Decatur, Iowa, United States
  • Children

    (8)

    +3 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (5)

    World Events (8)

    1846
    Age 4
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1859 · Logan is Founded
    Age 17
    "\""During the end of April, David Reese and his company settled the land north of the Logan River. That area was the second permanent settlement in Cache Valley and the future location of Logan. The city's boundary was drawn by Logan's first bishop, Jesse W. Fox, a government engineer. The name \""\""Logan\""\"" comes from a trapper that used to frequent the area before the pioneers came to the valley.\"""
    1863
    Age 21
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    English: nickname for someone of monkish habits or appearance from Middle English munk, monk ‘monk’.Irish (Dublin): adopted for Gaelic Ó Muineaog (see Minogue ) or Ó Manacháin (see Monahan ).North German (Mönk) and Dutch: equivalent of 1, from Middle Low German monik, Middle Dutch moni(n)c, mun(i)c.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Minogue
    Monahan
    Monck
    Monks
    Minnich

    Story Highlight

    LIFE HISTORY OF JAMES AND ROSANNAH MONK HOWELL

    There are several versions as to why James Howell and his wife, Rosannah Monk, came west. All seem plausible and each may have added its influence in favor of such a journey. In the early 1860's tro …

    Sources (27)

    • Rosanna Howell in household of Nancy M Cobbledick, "United States Census, 1920"
    • Rosana Menck in entry for Thomas J Howell and Huldah F Christensen, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • Rosanna Monk in entry for Anna Rose Bigler, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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