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ROSA, Abram (Abe)

Male 1833 - 1910  (77 years)


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  • Name ROSA, Abram (Abe) 
    Born 24 Jul 1833  Niagara County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • GAR Membership Roster for Michigan says he was born in Hamilton, New York, which is in Madison County.
    Gender Male 
    Census Details for 1860 Census, Benton Twp., Berrien County, Michigan:
    Rosa, Abram age 30 born in NY farmer
    Rosa, Janet age 23 born in NY
    Rosa, Clarissa age 3 born in MI
    Rosa, Janet age 4/12 born in MI
    Rosa, Joseph age 25 born in NY farmer
    (Note: received online through email from a volunteer who looked it up for me.)

    Details for 1870 Census, Hagar, Berrien County, Michigan
    pg. 13, 6th of July, line 26-27, 112/112
    Abraham Rosa, 36, m, w, farm laborer, b. NY,
    Harriet Rosa, 20, f, w, keeps house, b. NY, married Oct. 1869

    Details for 1880 Census, Hagar Twp., Berrien County, Michigan
    pg. 15, 128/145 (Ancestry.com image pg. 15), June 10-12
    Rosa, Abram, 45, b. NY father b. NY, mother b. NY, farmer
    Rosa, Harriet, 30, b. IN, father b. NY, mother b. NY
    Rosa, Alby, 9, b. MI, father b. NY, mother b. IN
    Rosa, John, 5, b. MI, father b. NY, mother b. IN
    (Note: information sent by Bonnie Hartmann via email, Feb. 15, 2002)

    Details for 1890 Veterans census, Hagar, Berrien County, Michigan:
    page 3 of 3 for Hagar, line 28, house 128, family 171, SD 4, ED 56
    Abram Rosa private, Co. L, Regiment 3, calv., 7 oct 1861, 17 apr 1864, length of service 4 years, 6 months, 10 days

    Berrien County, Michigan Diretory, 1892
    p. 519
    Abram Rosa-Township:Hagar, Post Office:Coloma, Business:f[arming], Section:12, Acres:19, Value:$280

    Details for 1900 Census, Hagar, Berrien County, Michigan:
    228/230 June 28th & 29
    Rosa, Abram b. July 1835, 66 yr., married 31yrs., b. NY, parents born: NY, farmer, own mortgaged farm
    Rosa, Harriet b. April 1850, 40 yr., 2 children, 2 living
    (Note: information sent by Bonnie Hartmann via email, Feb. 17, 2002)

    NEED TO CHECK VETERANS CENSUS 1894, Michigan  [2
    Census 1860  Benton Township, Berrien County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • see notes for details
    Census 1870  Hagar, Berrien County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • see notes for details
    Census 1880  Hagar, Berrien County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location 
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    Census 1900  Hagar, Berrien County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location 
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    Died 13 Sep 1910  Hagar, Berrien County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 4
    • Died in the Michigan Soldiers Home Hospital.
    Buried Hagar, Berrien County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    • Clymer-Harris Cemetery
    Person ID I2449  Shepard and John Tree
    Last Modified 19 Apr 2016 

    Father ROSA, Garrett,   b. 5 Aug 1790, Coxsackie, Greene County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jul 1869, Pavilion, Kalamazoo County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Mother 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
    Family ID F1780  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 SMITH, Janett (Jennie),   b. 18 Aug 1839, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1877, Oconto County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 37 years) 
    Married 24 Feb 1854  Hagar, Berrien County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Children 
     1. ROSA, Clarissa (Carrie) Ann,   b. 16 Apr 1858, St. Joseph, Berrien County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jul 1952, Oconto, Oconto County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 94 years)
     2. ROSA, Janet (Ida),   b. 1860, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Dec 1885, Oconto County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 25 years)
    Last Modified 30 Dec 2016 
    Family ID F1955  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 EMERSON, Harriet (Hata) Ann,   b. 23 Apr 1850, LaGrange County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Feb 1909, Kent County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years) 
    Married Oct 1869  Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. ROSA, Alby,   b. 4 Sep 1870,   d. 3 Feb 1950  (Age 79 years)
     2. ROSA, John Nelson,   b. 21 Mar 1875,   d. 1951  (Age 75 years)
    Last Modified 30 Dec 2016 
    Family ID F1793  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Headstones
    Abram Rosa headstone and soldier memorial
    Abram Rosa headstone and soldier memorial
    Soldier's memorial for service in the Civil War. Clymer-Harris Cemetery, Hagar, Berrien County, Michigan.

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