Roselia Millard

1849–1927 (Age 78)
Town Hill, Huntington Township, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Roselia

When Roselia Millard was born on 25 January 1849, in Town Hill, Huntington Township, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Charles T Millard, was 41 and her mother, Elizabeth Dodson, was 39. She married William W. Achenbach on 9 November 1872, in Columbia, Pennsylvania, United States. She lived in Huntington Township, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States in 1850 and Hughesville, Lycoming, Pennsylvania, United States in 1880. She died on 10 June 1927, in Bloomsburg, Columbia, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in New Rosemont Cemetery, Scott Township, Columbia, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Roselia Millard
William W. Achenbach
Marriage: 9 November 1872

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9 November 1872
Columbia, Pennsylvania, United States

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World Events (8)


Age 14

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · Battle of Gettysburg

Age 14

The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.
1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 21

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

Name Meaning

1 English (chiefly Gloucestershire and Worcestershire): variant of Millward .2 French (northern): from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements mil ‘good’, ‘gracious’ + hard ‘hardy’, ‘brave’, ‘strong’.3 Southern French: from a variant spelling of Occitan milhar ‘millet field’ (from mil ‘millet’).

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Rosa Achenbach in household of W W Achenbach, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Rosa Achenbach in household of William W Achenbach, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Rosa Achenbach in household of William Achenbach, "United States Census, 1880"

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