Charles Wesley Rosecrans
|Charles Wesley "Wes" Rosecrans was born
in Homer, Ohio, in 1822 third son of Crandall and Jemima (Hopkins)
In the 1850 census he (age 28) is living with his
mother Jemima (53) and Lydia (13) in Burlington Township. Licking
County, Ohio. Lydia's last name is Rosecrans in this census.
She is peobably his wife, Mary Lydia Runnels.
Wes married Mary Lydia Runnels who was 19 in the 1856 census. Wes was 34. They had a daughter Mary Emend who became a Dominican nun in Galvestin, Texas.
Mary Lydia died in January, 1861.
Only Charles (38) and his mother Jemima (64) show on the
1860 census for Keokuk County, Iowa. Charles died in May 1865
and is buried there.
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