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Re: Leroy Rossiter born circa 1924
Posted by: Annie Carlile (ID *****3078) Date: June 04, 2011 at 13:17:26
In Reply to: Leroy Rossiter born circa 1924 by Kevin Finn of 18908

Hi. I'm not related to this family. Here they are in 1900:

1930 United States Federal Census about John R Rossiter
Name:        John R Rossiter
Home in 1930:        Shreveport, Caddo, Louisiana
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Age:        30
Estimated Birth Year:        abt 1900
Birthplace:        Louisiana
Relation to Head of House:        Head
Spouse's Name:        Juanita Rossiter
Race:        White
Household Members:        
Name        Age
John R Rossiter 30 b. 1900 Louisiana, parents b. Louisiana; Carpenter, building
Juanita Rossiter 26 b. 1904 Louisiana, par b. Louisiana
Leroy Rossiter 6 b. 1924 Louisiana

There is a directory listing for him :

Brueggerhoff's Shreveport (Caddo Parish, La.) City Directory :
Name:        Leroy J. Rossiter (Dorothy M.)
carp (carpenter?) r440 Rutherford
1948-1949 - Shreveport, Louisiana

This may be John in 1920:

1920 United States Federal Census about John Rossitter
Name:        John Rossitter
[John Rossetter]
Home in 1920:        Police Jury Ward 2, Vernon, Louisiana
Age:        20
Estimated Birth Year:        abt 1900
Birthplace:        Louisiana
Relation to Head of House:        Brother-in-Law
Father's Birth Place:        Louisiana
Mother's Birth Place:        Louisiana
Marital Status:        Single
Race:        White
Sex:        Male
Able to read:        Yes
Able to Write:        Yes
Household Members:        
Name        Age
Johnie Rodgers        35 b. 1885 LA, fath b. LA, moth b. Miss; farmer
Hattie Rodgers        31 -wife- b. 1889 LA, par b. LA
Leo Rodgers        14 -stepson- b. 1906 LA, par b. LA
John Rossitter        20 -bro in law- b. 1900 LA, par b. LA

Here's the family in 1910:

1910 United States Federal Census about George Marian Rosseter
Name:        George Marian Rosseter
[George Marian Rossiter]
Age in 1910:        58
Estimated Birth Year:        1852
Birthplace:        Louisiana
Relation to Head of House:        Head
[Self (Head)]
Father's Birth Place:        Massachusetts
Mother's Birth Place:        Alabama
Home in 1910:        Police Jury Ward 2, Vernon, Louisiana
Marital Status:        Widowed
Race:        White
Gender:        Male
Household Members:        
Name        Age
George Marian Rosseter        58 -widowed- b. 1852 LA, fath b. Mass, moth b. Alabama; Laborer
Jesse James Rosseter        18 -son- b. 1892 LA
Harriet Delila Rosseter 22 -dau- widow- b. 1888 LA
Lula Bell Rosseter        15 -dau- b. 1895 LA
John Ragan Rosseter        12 -son- b. 1898 LA
Leo Slaughter         5 -gson- b. 1905 LA

This is probably George in 1880:

1880 United States Federal Census about George Rossitter
Name:        George Rossitter
Home in 1880:        9th Ward, Ouachita, Louisiana
Age:        28
Estimated Birth Year:        abt 1852
Birthplace:        Louisiana
Relation to Head of Household:        Self (Head)
Spouse's Name:        Carrie Rositter
Father's birthplace:        Massachusetts
Mother's birthplace:        Alabama
Neighbors:        View others on page
Occupation:        Farmer
Marital Status:        Married
Race:        White
Gender:        Male
Household Members:        
Name        Age
George Rossitter        28 b. 1852 LA, fath b. Mass, moth b. Alabama; farmer
Carrie Rositter        24 b. 1856 LA, fath b. not stated, moth b. Alabama
Cora A. Rossitter        8 b. 1872 LA
William J. Rossitter        3 b. 1877 LA
Charles R. Rossitter        8m b. 1879 LA

Here is a marriage record that fits:

Louisiana Marriage Records, 1851-1900 about Caroline M. Risher
Name:        George M. Rosseter
Spouse:        Caroline M. Risher
Marriage Date:        3 Nov 1871
County:        Ouac
State:        LA

And here is a death record for George:

Louisiana Statewide Death Index, 1900-1949 about George Marion Rossiter
Name:        George Marion Rossiter
Death Date:        31 Dec 1923
Estimated Birth Year:        1851
Age:        72 years
Parish:        Beauregard
Certificate Number:        13544
Volume:        32
Title:        Louisiana Statewide Death Indeces 1900-1929

This could be George in 1860:

1860 United States Federal Census about Geo M Rasiter
Name:        Geo M Rasiter
Age in 1860:        7
Birth Year:        abt 1853
Birthplace:        Louisiana
Home in 1860:        Union, Louisiana
Gender:        Male
Post Office:        Farmerville
Household Members:        
Name        Age
Geo Rasiter        61 b. 1799 Mass; farmer
Eliza Rasiter        47 b. 1813 VA; housekeeper
W H Rasiter        24 b. 1836 Alabama
J B Rasiter        14 b. 1846 Alabama
Geo M Rasiter        7 b. 1853 LA **
Geo Awls        12 b. 1848 LA
John Awls        10 b. 1850 LA
Louisiana Awls        6 b. 1854 LA
M E Stinson        6 b. 1854 LA

Here's the family in 1850:

1850 United States Federal Census about Geo Rossiter
Name:        Geo Rossiter
Age:        51
Estimated Birth Year:        abt 1799
Birth Place:        Massachusetts
Gender:        Male
Home in 1850 (City,County,State):        Union, Louisiana
Family Number:        102
Household Members:        
Name        Age
Geo Rossiter         51 b. 1799 Mass; farmer
Elizabeth Rossiter        36 b. 1814 VA
William Rossiter        14 b. 1836 Alabama
Harriett Rossiter        12 b. 1838 Alabama
Frances Rossiter        10 b. 1840 Alabama
Ann Rossiter         8 b. 1842 Alabama
James Rossiter         6 b. 1844 Alabama

According to a tree on Ancestry.com, George Marion Rossiter is the son of George b. 5 Mar 1799 Great Barrington, Berkshire County, Massachusetts and Elizabeth Ann Blankenship, b. 3 Jan 1813 Bath, VA and were married 1 Mar 1832 in Wilcox County, Alabama.

Hope this helps. Annie       

       


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