Rosannah Elvira Winters

6 December 1825–13 April 1896 (Age 70)
Columbus Township, Bartholomew, Indiana, United States

The Life Summary of Rosannah Elvira

When Rosannah Elvira Winters was born on 6 December 1825, in Columbus Township, Bartholomew, Indiana, United States, her father, David Winters, was 34 and her mother, Jane A. Rosbrough, was 28. She married Chester Loveland on 15 January 1846, in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Brigham City, Box Elder, Utah, United States in 1870 and Calls Fort, Box Elder, Utah, United States in 1880. She died on 13 April 1896, in Albion, Cassia, Idaho, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Harper Ward Cemetery, Honeyville, Box Elder, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Chester Loveland
Rosannah Elvira Winters
Marriage: 15 January 1846
Sarah Sophia Loveland
Don Carlos Loveland
Seth Loveland
Nancy Jane Loveland
David Loveland
Fannie Rosannah Loveland
Eldorus Bertrum Loveland

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    15 January 1846Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 5
    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
    1836 · The Massive Internal Improvements Act
    Age 11
    The Massive Internal Improvements Act of 1836 loaned Indiana $10,000,000 to create infrastructure such as canals, railroads, and roads across the state. The act was signed by Whig Governor Noah Noble and passed by the Indiana General Assembly. However, the financial crisis known as the Panic of 1837 thwarted these plans as costs ballooned. Construction on the infrastructure was not completed and the state debt rapidly increased.
    Age 21
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    Dutch and German: patronymic from Winter .English: variant of Winter , with post-medieval excrescent -s.Irish: adopted for Mac Giolla Gheimhridh ‘son of the lad of winter’, from geimhreadh ‘winter’. Compare Winter 4.

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

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    Story Highlight

    Rosannah Elvira Winters Loveland

    This story was found in "Pioneer Women of Faith and Fortitude" by the International Society Daughters of Utah Pioneers copyright 1998 Rosannah Elvira was born on December 6, 1825 in Columbus, Indian …

    Sources (42)

    • Rosana Loveland in household of Chester Loveland, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Rosane Winter in entry for Eldorus Bartrum Loveland and Hulda Gibbs, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
    • Rosana Winter in entry for Sarah S. L. Valentine, "Idaho Death Certificates, 1911-1937"

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