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ROSA, Garrett

Male 1790 - 1869  (78 years)


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  • Name ROSA, Garrett 
    Born 5 Aug 1790  Coxsackie, Greene County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • birth given as 1791 on death record
    Gender Male 
    Census Details of 1820 census, Leyden, Lewis County, New York[?] formed in 1805 from Oneida County [Settlement began in 1794, Leyden officially a town in 1797 from Town of Steuben]:
    Garret Ros[a]ey males 2 (-10), 1 (26-44)<—[30 Garret]
    females 1 (-10), 1 (16-18), 1 (16-26)<—Clarissa

    NOTE: The Town of Leyden was partitioned to form the Towns of Brownville (Jefferson County in 1802) and Boonville (Oneida County in 1805).

    Details of 1830 census, Boonville, Oneida County, New York [split off from Herkimer in 1798, Herkimer formed from Montgomery in 1791]:
    (ancestry.com image 7 of 34)
    Cross, Burza P. males 1 (-5), 1 (30-40)
    females 2 (5-10), 2 (10-15), 1 (30-40)
    Rose, Garret males 2 (-5), 2 (5-10), 2 (10-15), 1 (20-30)<—[40 Garret]
    females 1 (5-10), 1 (10-15), 1 (30-40)<—Clarissa
    Cross, Willis males 1 (-5), 1 (5-10), 1 (30-40)
    females 1 (-5), 1 (5-10), 1 (10-15), 1 (30-40)

    NOTE: The town was first settled around 1795. The Town of Boonville was created in 1805 from the Town of Leyden.

    Tax Roll Assessment 1830 Boonville, Oneida County, New York:
    Assessment roll of the real and personal estates in the town of Boonville, County of Oneida made this twenty third day of June in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and thirty by Isaac Knight, Harvey Phillips and Caleb Goodrich, Assessors of said town. Typed as written.
    Barzo P. Cross
    Willis Cross
    Garrit Rosa

    1831/2 - son Joseph was born in Hickory Corners, Niagara County, NY <—according to pension record testimony
    1833 - son Abram was born in Hickory Corners, Niagara County, NY

    1837 census for Cooper Township, Kalamazoo County, Michigan:
    Head of Family
    Garet Rosd/Bord [Rosa] (*36) MALES: 1(5)
    *36. Garret Rosa was a highway commissioner in Alamo in 1838. Lorenda was born in 1836 in New York.
    The family moved to Michigan sometime from 1836 and 1837.


    Details of 1840 census, Alamo, Kalamazoo Co., MI:
    pg. 1, line 18, no date
    Nyllis[Willis?] Cross
    males 1(10-15) 2(15-20) 1(40-50)
    females 1(-5) 1(10-15) 1(15-20) 1(40-50)<—Lucinda

    pg. 1, line, 20 no date
    Garret Rosa
    males 1(-5) 3(5-10) 2(10-15) 1(20-30) 1(40-50)<—[50 Garret]
    females 2(-5) 1(20-30) <—Lucinda

    Summary of 1840 census:
    -5: Lorenda, Emily, unknown male
    5-10: Abram, Joseph, unknown male
    10-15: Wallace, Nelson[?]
    20-30: Lucinda [wife], Hempstead[?]
    40-50: Garret

    Details of 1850 census, Comstock, Kalamazoo Co., MI:
    p. 285, 10th of Nov., lines 22-27, 2043/3059
    Garret Rosa , 54<—[60], m, farmer, 500, NY
    Lucinda Rosa, 33, f, NY
    Lorenda Rosa, 14, f, NY, attended school
    Emily Rosa, 11, f, MI, attended school
    Roo? Rosa, 6, ?, MI
    Clarrissa Rosa, 1, f, MI

    Details of 1860 census, Pavillion, Kalamazoo Co., MI:
    pg. 304-305 (Ancestry.com pg. 10&11), 858/864, July 14
    Garrett Rosa, 67[70], b.NY, farmer, 1000/250
    Lucinda Rosa, 47, b.NY
    Clarisa Rosa, 12, b.MI
    Abigail W., 8, b.MI
    Delana, 5, b.MI 
    Census 1820  Leyden, Lewis County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • see census notes for details
    Census 1830  Boonville, Oneida County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • see census notes for details
    Census 1840  Alamo, Kalamazoo County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • see census notes for details
    Census 1850  Comstock, Kalamazoo County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • see census notes for details
    Census 1860  Pavilion, Kalamazoo County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • see census notes for details
    Died 16 Jul 1869  Pavilion, Kalamazoo County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    • No obituary was found in newspaper per Kalamazoo Public Library 4 May 2004.
    Buried Pavilion, Kalamazoo County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • Cook Cemetery. Location: Section 12, North side of OP Avenue.
    Person ID I2226  Shepard and John Tree
    Last Modified 19 Oct 2016 

    Father ROSA, Abraham,   b. 1759, Coxsackie, Greene County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1844  (Age 85 years) 
    Mother VAN LOON, Lena / Helena?,   b. 2 Feb 1764, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1802  (Age 37 years) 
    Married Bef 1790  Greene County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F1847  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 CROSS, Clarisa,   b. Aft 1794, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1836, Niagara County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 40 years) 
    Married Abt 1814  Lewis County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • using census records of children ages to guess time, timeline of Garrett suggest place of marriage
    Children 
     1. ROSA, Sophia,   b. Sep 1815, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Aug 1901, Climax, Kalamazoo County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 85 years)
     2. ROSA, Matilda
     3. ROSA, Horatio?,   b. Abt 1820, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Aug 1878, Cooper, Kalamazoo County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 58 years)
     4. ROSA, Hempstead
     5. ROSA, Nelson
     6. ROSA, Wallace,   b. Abt 1827, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Oct 1864, Andersonville, Sumter County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 37 years)
     7. ROSA, Joseph,   b. Abt 1832, Hickory Corners, Niagara County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jan 1905, Covert, Van Buren County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 73 years)
     8. ROSA, Abram (Abe),   b. 24 Jul 1833, Niagara County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Sep 1910, Hagar, Berrien County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
    Last Modified 30 Dec 2016 
    Family ID F1780  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 HAWKINS, Lucinda M.,   b. Aft 1805, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Apr 1883, Climax, Kalamazoo County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 76 years) 
    Married Aft 1833  Lockport, Niagara County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • Pension records say 1819, but wrong. Lucinda lied.
    Children 
     1. ROSA, Lorenda,   b. Abt 1836, New York Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. ROSA, Emily,   b. Abt 1839, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 May 1915, Pavilion, Kalamazoo County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 76 years)
     3. ROSA, Room?,   b. Abt 1844, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. ROSA, Clarissa (Carrie),   b. Abt 1849, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Sep 1872, Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 23 years)
     5. ROSA, Abigail,   b. 6 Feb 1853, Climax, Kalamazoo County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Sep 1917, Climax, Kalamazoo County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
     6. ROSA, Delana,   b. Abt 1855, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 30 Dec 2016 
    Family ID F1850  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Headstones
    Garret Rosa headstone
    Garret Rosa headstone
    Pavilion, Kalamazoo County, Michigan, Cook Cemetery. Location: Section 12, North side of OP Avenue.

  • Sources 
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