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Caroline E Rosecrans Downing
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Birth: 1840
Albany County
New York, USA
Death: 1921
Denver County
Colorado, USA

Wife of Jacob Downing. The parents of Ms. Downing were Henry and Mary (Mosher) Rosecrans, the former a farmer who died in York state at the age of seventy-one; the latter a native of Dutchess County and of English lineage. Ms. Downing was born near Albany and received an excellent education at Mrs. Willard's Seminary in Troy. Her great-grandfather, with two of his brothers, took part in the Revolution, and a cousin was a prominent general in the Civil war; another cousin, Judge Enoch Rosecrans, was a prominent jurist in New York. She was of Dutch descent, a member of a pioneer family of New York.

Mrs. Downing was president of the Pioneer Ladies' Aid Society, and belonged to the Woman's and Clio Clubs, was been identified with the First Baptist Church for twenty-two years and took an active part in benevolent and religious enterprises. She was a life member of the Denver Orphans' Home Association and gave the first $100 received by that institution. She was also a member of the Homeopathic Hospital Association, the Kindergarten Association, the Newsboys' Home, Denver Sewing Guild and Denver Coal Guild.

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  Henry Rosekrans (1792 - 1866)
  Mary Mosher Rosekrans (1802 - 1872)
  Jacob Downing (1830 - 1907)*
  Hiram Rosekrans (1830 - 1880)*
  Caroline E Rosecrans Downing (1840 - 1921)
*Calculated relationship
Fairmount Cemetery
Denver County
Colorado, USA
Created by: Fred Beisser
Record added: Jun 22, 2004
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Caroline E <i>Rosecrans</i> Downing
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