John Carl Rosander

April 1872–1955 (Age 82)

The Life of John Carl

John Carl Rosander was born in April 1872, in Sweden. He married Nellie May Palmer on 28 March 1898, in Rock, Wisconsin, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. He lived in Roscoe Township, Winnebago, Illinois, United States in 1900 and Custer, Mason, Michigan, United States for about 10 years. He died in 1955, at the age of 83, and was buried in Brookside Cemetery, Scottville, Mason, Michigan, United States.

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John Carl Rosander
Nellie May Palmer
Marriage: 28 March 1898
Carl Edward Rosander
Emil A Rosander
Arlyn Custer Rosander

Spouse and Children


    Nellie May Palmer


28 March 1898
Rock, Wisconsin, United States


World Events (8)

1873 · The Swedish Krona Becomes National Currency

Age 1

The Swedish krona replaced the Swedish riksdaler as the national currency in 1873.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 3

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 24

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

Swedish: ornamental name from ros ‘rose’ + the suffix -ander (from ancient Greek anēr ‘man’, genitive andros).

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

Sources (3)

  • John C Rosander, "United States Census, 1920"
  • John C Rosander, "United States Census, 1900"
  • John C Rosander, "United States Census, 1910"

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