Elizabeth Roser

Brief Life History of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Roser was born on 11 July 1803, in York, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Adam Roser, was 45 and her mother, Anna Maria, was 42. She married Adam Lentz in 1827, in Shrewsbury Township, York, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 12 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Shrewsbury Township, York, Pennsylvania, United States for about 10 years. She died on 21 December 1890, in Shrewsbury, York, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Winter Cemetery, Springfield Township, York, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Adam Lentz
Elizabeth Roser
Marriage: 1827
Dietrich Lentz
Henry Lentz
Adam Lentz
Henrietta Harriet Lentz
Julia Ann Lentz
Lydia Lentz
Ephriam Lentz
Jesse Rosser Lentz
William Lentz
Edward Rosser Lentz
Rebecca Lentz
Levi Lentz
Emanuel Lentz
Cornelius Lentz
Lewis R Lentz

Sources (12)

  • Elisabeth Lentz, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Elizabeth Roser Lentz, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Elizabeth Lentz, "Pennsylvania Cemetery Records, ca. 1700-ca. 1950"

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Name Meaning

German: topographic name for someone who lived at a place where wild roses grew (see Rose 1), with the suffix -er denoting an inhabitant, or an occupational name for a rose grower, or a nickname for a lover of roses.

German (Röser): habitational name for someone from any of the places called Rös, Roes, or Rösa in Bavaria, Rhineland, and Saxony.

German (Röser): variant of Rösser (see Rosser 3).

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

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