George B. Rossman

b. September, 1858, d. before December 22, 1900
(Child) BirthGeorge B. Rossman was born in September, 1858 at NY. 
(Son) BirthA son, George, was born on June 28, 1878 at Athens, Greene County, NY. 
(Groom) MarriageGeorge married Isabella G. Hitchcock about 1879..  
1880 US CensusGeorge was listed on the 1880 Federal Census as the head of household, along with his wife, Isabella, in Athens, NY, recorded on June 22, 1880. George was listed as 20 years old and his wife, Isabella as 19 years old. George was a Laborer at Ice House. 
(Son) BirthA son, Felix, was born on March 1, 1881 at Athens, Greene County, NY. 
(Son) BirthA son, Sylvester, was born on September 1, 1884 at NY. 
(Daughter) BirthA daughter, Alice, was born on August 15, 1885 at Athens, Greene County, NY. 
(Daughter) BirthA daughter, Bella, was born on August 18, 1887 at Manhattan, New York, NY. 
(Daughter) BirthA daughter, Julia, was born in October, 1889 at NY. 
1892 NY CensusOn the 1892 New York State Census, recorded as of February 16th, George, listed as 32 years old, appeared as the head of household with his wife Isabella, 31 years old, living at Athens, Greene County, NY. Their children, George, 12, Felix, 10, Royal, 9, Alice, 6, Bella, 5, and Julia Rossman, 2, were listed as living with them. George was a laborer. 
(Daughter) BirthA daughter, Maud, was born in November, 1892 at NY. 
(Son) BirthA son, Willard, was born in November, 1893 at NY. 
(Daughter) BirthA daughter, Adeline, was born in October, 1895 at NY. 
(Daughter) BirthA daughter, Ruth, was born in October, 1898 at NY. 
1900 US Census Recorded on June 11, 1900, George, listed as 21 years old, appeared on the 1900 Federal Census as the head of household with his wife Isabella, 21 years old. They lived at Athens, Greene County, NY. Their children, George, 20, Felix, 19, Sylvester, 16, Bella, 12, Julia, 10, Maud, 7, Willard, 6, Adeline, 4, and Ruth Rossman, 1, were listed as living with them. A neighbor's children, Willie, 11, and Lizzie Oxbrough, 6, are listed as living with them.. George W. and Felix were Laborers, Sylvester was a Brickyard Laborer.. 
(Deceased) DeathGeorge died before December 22, 1900 at NY.  
(Interred) BurialHe was buried in 1900 at Mount Hope Cemetery, the Annex, Athens, Greene County, NY.
 

Family

Isabella G. Hitchcock b. March, 1860, d. December 20, 1900
Children
Last EditedApril 3, 2018

George William Rossman

b. June 28, 1878, d. February 26, 1906
FatherGeorge B. Rossman b. September, 1858, d. before December 22, 1900
MotherIsabella G. Hitchcock b. March, 1860, d. December 20, 1900
(Child) BirthGeorge William Rossman was born on June 28, 1878 at Athens, Greene County, NY, Baptism record lists 8 June 1878 as birth date. 
(Child) BaptismHe was baptized on March 31, 1888 at Athens Trinty Episcopal Church, Athens, Greene County, NY. George was baptized with his brother, Felix, and sister, Alice.. 
1892 NY CensusHe, listed as 12 years old, appeared on the 1892 New York State Census of Athens, Greene County, NY in the household of his parents, George and Isabella G. Rossman, and with Felix Rossman, Royal S. Rossman, Alice Rossman, Bella Rossman and Julia Rossman
(Groom) MarriageGeorge married Ella Hallenbeck, daughter of Jacob Hallenbeck and Agnes Heusted, about 1898 at NY..  
1900 US CensusHe appeared on the 1900 Federal Census of Athens, Greene County, NY in the household of his parents, George and Isabella G. Rossman, and with Felix Rossman, Sylvester Rossman, Bella Rossman, Julia Rossman, Maud Rossman, Willard Rossman, Adeline Rossman, Ruth Rossman, Willie Oxbrough and Lizzie Oxbrough. George, 20, was a Laborer. 
(Son) BirthA son, Wilbur, was born about 1904 at NY. 
(Deceased) DeathGeorge died on February 26, 1906 at Athens, Greene County, NY, at age 27.  
(Interred) BurialHe was buried after February 26, 1906 at Catskill Jefferson Cemetery, Catskill, NY.
 

Family

Ella Hallenbeck b. February, 1877, d. April 26, 1920
Child
Last EditedJune 8, 2011

Julia Rossman

b. October, 1889
FatherGeorge B. Rossman b. September, 1858, d. before December 22, 1900
MotherIsabella G. Hitchcock b. March, 1860, d. December 20, 1900
(Child) BirthJulia Rossman was born in October, 1889 at NY. 
1892 NY CensusShe, listed as 2, appeared on the 1892 New York State Census of Athens, Greene County, NY in the household of her parents, George and Isabella G. Rossman, and with George William Rossman, Felix Rossman, Royal S. Rossman, Alice Rossman and Bella Rossman
1900 US CensusShe was listed as 10 years old and as the daughter of George and Isabella G. Rossman on the 1900 Federal Census at Athens, Greene County, NY, and with George William Rossman, Felix Rossman, Sylvester Rossman, Bella Rossman, Maud Rossman, Willard Rossman, Adeline Rossman, Ruth Rossman, Willie Oxbrough and Lizzie Oxbrough
(Bride) Marriage At age 19, Julia married Lawrence McDonald, son of John McDonald and Julia (?), on July 25, 1909 at Columbia County, NY..  
(Son) BirthA son, Lawrence, was born about 1911 at NY. 
1915 NY CensusOn the 1915 New York State Census, recorded as of June 1st, Julia McDonald, listed as 24 years old, appeared with her husband Lawrence McDonald, 26 years old, living at Hudson, Columbia County, NY, on 60 Worth Avenue. Their son Lawrence, 4, was listed as living with them. Julia's brother, Sylvester Rossman, listed as 29 years old, also lived with them.. 
1920 US Census Recorded on January 8, 1920, Julia McDonald, listed as 29 years old, appeared on the 1920 Federal Census with her husband Lawrence McDonald, 33 years old, and the head of household. They lived at 343 State Street, Hudson, Columbia County, NY. Their son Lawrence, 9, was listed as living with them. 
ResidenceShe and Lawrence McDonald lived on June 1, 1925 at 233 Warren Street, Hudson, Columbia County, NY. Lawrence was a Steam Shovel Engineer. 
Newspaper ClippingThe following newspaper article appeared in The Hudson, NY Eveing Register on May 15, 1944:
Mrs. Julia McDonald of this city spent Tuesday and Wednesday in Millbrook with her sister, Mrs. T. McNamara.

Family

Lawrence McDonald b. about 1887
Child
Last EditedJanuary 25, 2016

Maud Rossman

b. November, 1892
FatherGeorge B. Rossman b. September, 1858, d. before December 22, 1900
MotherIsabella G. Hitchcock b. March, 1860, d. December 20, 1900
(Child) BirthMaud Rossman was born in November, 1892 at NY. 
1900 US CensusShe was listed as 7 years old and as the daughter of George and Isabella G. Rossman on the 1900 Federal Census at Athens, Greene County, NY, and with George William Rossman, Felix Rossman, Sylvester Rossman, Bella Rossman, Julia Rossman, Willard Rossman, Adeline Rossman, Ruth Rossman, Willie Oxbrough and Lizzie Oxbrough
Last EditedJuly 24, 2010

Ruth Rossman

b. October, 1898
FatherGeorge B. Rossman b. September, 1858, d. before December 22, 1900
MotherIsabella G. Hitchcock b. March, 1860, d. December 20, 1900
(Child) BirthRuth Rossman was born in October, 1898 at NY. 
1900 US CensusShe was listed as 1 years old and as the daughter of George and Isabella G. Rossman on the 1900 Federal Census at Athens, Greene County, NY, and with George William Rossman, Felix Rossman, Sylvester Rossman, Bella Rossman, Julia Rossman, Maud Rossman, Willard Rossman, Adeline Rossman, Willie Oxbrough and Lizzie Oxbrough
Last EditedJuly 24, 2010

Sylvester Rossman

b. September 1, 1884, d. 1937
FatherGeorge B. Rossman b. September, 1858, d. before December 22, 1900
MotherIsabella G. Hitchcock b. March, 1860, d. December 20, 1900
Name Variation Sylvester Rossman was also known as Royal S. Rossman. 
Nickname Sylvester also went by the name of Sye Rossman. 
(Child) BirthSylvester Rossman was born on September 1, 1884 at NY. 
1892 NY CensusHe, listed as 9 years old, appeared on the 1892 New York State Census of Athens, Greene County, NY in the household of his parents, George and Isabella G. Rossman, and with George William Rossman, Felix Rossman, Alice Rossman, Bella Rossman and Julia Rossman
1900 US CensusHe was listed as 16 years old and as the son of George and Isabella G. Rossman on the 1900 Federal Census at Athens, Greene County, NY, and with George William Rossman, Felix Rossman, Bella Rossman, Julia Rossman, Maud Rossman, Willard Rossman, Adeline Rossman, Ruth Rossman, Willie Oxbrough and Lizzie Oxbrough
(Groom) Marriage At age 20, Sylvester married Jennie Jones, 17, daughter of Ambrose Talbot Jones and Sarah Marron, on December 25, 1904 at Manhattan, New York, NY..  
1905 NY CensusOn the 1905 New York State Census, recorded as of June 1st, Royal, listed as 21 years old, with his wife Jennie, 16 years old, appeared as lodging at the McKenna Family, on 28 Palisades Avenue Bronx, NY. Royal was a Bottler. 
(Son) BirthA son, Sylvester, was born on October 8, 1906 at 355 W 56th Street, Manhattan, NY. 
(Son) DeathSylvester died on October 9, 1906 at 355 W 56th Street, Manhattan, NY. 
ResidenceHe and Jennie lived in 1907 at 37 or 38 Palisade Avenue, Yonkers, NY. Sylvester was a Bottler and Jennie was a Laundress. 
1910 US CensusSylvester, listed as 27 years old, appeared as the head of household with his wife Jennie, 21 years old, on the 1910 Federal Census of Brooklyn, Kings County, NY, on Wallabout Canal, recorded 1910. Living at this address was Helen Scott, 16, listed as Sylvester's sister in Law. Also listed was Ambrose Jones, 20, also as a sister in law, widowed and also a cook. There seem to be some errors with this record as Ambrose is also listed in his father's household and was not born in New Jersey as listed here.. Sylvester was a Tug Boat Captain, Helen was a Cook. It seems they lived on their boat moored in the canal. 
ResidenceHe lived in 1914 at 8 S First Street, Hudson, Columbia County, NY. 
1915 NY CensusHe appeared on the 1915 New York State Census of Hudson, Columbia County, NY in the household of, Lawrence and Julia McDonald, and with Lawrence McDonald Jr., Sylvester was a Craneman for a Cement Company. 
Draft Card WW1On his WW1 draft registration card, dated about 1918, Sylvester wrote that he was an engineer of coal hoist for James N. Cullen (?) of Battery Park, Manhattan, was tall and slender, had light blue eyes and light brown hair and that he lived at Manhattan, NY. 
ResidenceHe lived in 1925 at 233 Warren Street, Hudson, Columbia County, NY. Sylvester was a Fireman (engineer?). 
ResidenceHe and Jennie lived in 1927 at 96 N 3rd Street, Hudson, Columbia County, NY. Sylvester was a Laborer. 
ResidenceHe and Jennie lived in 1929 at 725 Warren Street, Hudson, Columbia County, NY. Sylvester was an Auto Mechanic at Hudson Used Car Market. 
ResidenceHe and Jane lived in 1932 at 514 State Street, Hudson, Columbia County, NY. Sylvester was a Laborer. 
ResidenceHe and Jane lived in 1933 at 11 Warren Street, Hudson, Columbia County, NY. Sylvester was a Laborer. 
ResidenceHe and Jane lived in 1936 at 34 S 3rd Street, Hudson, Columbia County, NY. 
(Deceased) DeathSylvester died in 1937 at NY.  
(Interred) BurialHe was buried on July 11, 1937 at Mount Hope Cemetery, the Annex, Athens, Greene County, NY,
Section A#, Row 2, Plot 153A.
 

Family

Jennie Jones b. July, 1887
Child
Last EditedDecember 7, 2019

Sylvester Rossman

b. October 8, 1906, d. October 9, 1906
FatherSylvester Rossman b. September 1, 1884, d. 1937
MotherJennie Jones b. July, 1887
(Child) BirthSylvester Rossman was born on October 8, 1906 at 355 W 56th Street, Manhattan, NY. 
(Deceased) DeathSylvester died on October 9, 1906 at 355 W 56th Street, Manhattan, NY, of Edema of the Lungs.  
(Interred) BurialHe was buried on October 10, 1906 at Calvery, Brooklyn, Kings County, NY.
 
Last EditedApril 28, 2012

Wilbur F. Rossman

b. about 1904
FatherGeorge William Rossman b. June 28, 1878, d. February 26, 1906
MotherElla Hallenbeck b. February, 1877, d. April 26, 1920
(Child) BirthWilbur F. Rossman was born about 1904 at NY. 
1920 US CensusHe, listed as 16, appeared on the 1920 Federal Census of Athens, Greene County, NY in the household of his uncle Charles Hallenbeck, and with Jacob Hallenbeck, Irene Hallenbeck and Ella Rossman
Last EditedMarch 10, 2014

Willard Rossman

b. November, 1893
FatherGeorge B. Rossman b. September, 1858, d. before December 22, 1900
MotherIsabella G. Hitchcock b. March, 1860, d. December 20, 1900
(Child) BirthWillard Rossman was born in November, 1893 at NY. 
1900 US CensusHe was listed as 6 years old and as the son of George and Isabella G. Rossman on the 1900 Federal Census at Athens, Greene County, NY, and with George William Rossman, Felix Rossman, Sylvester Rossman, Bella Rossman, Julia Rossman, Maud Rossman, Adeline Rossman, Ruth Rossman, Willie Oxbrough and Lizzie Oxbrough
Last EditedJuly 24, 2010

Thomas Rowell

b. September 7, 1644, d. September 30, 1684
(Child) BirthThomas Rowell was born on September 7, 1644 at Salisbury, Essex County, MA. 
(Groom) Marriage At age 26, Thomas married Sarah Barnes, 19, daughter of William Barnes and Rachel Lord, on September 8, 1670 at Amesbury, Essex County, MA..  
(Deceased) DeathThomas died on September 30, 1684 at Amesbury, Essex County, MA, at age 40.  

Family

Sarah Barnes b. April 7, 1651, d. April 17, 1720
Last EditedFebruary 24, 2016