Lillian Margaret Rosenkrans

Birth: 29 Dec 1871 · Newton, Sussex, New Jersey
Death: 3 Aug 1956 · Cumberland, Adams, Pennsylvania

Lillian Rosenkrans was the first born child of Martin and Martha Van Blarcom Rosenkrans. She lived at home through at least 1900 and practiced her studies, attending college and eventually becoming a teacher.

Lillian never married or had any children.

Lillian eventually relocated to Pennsylvania. Among Lillian's achievements listed in the Rosenkrans Family in Europe and America listed below, she was Principle of a girls boarding school in Washington, PA and ended her career as Dean of Wilson College in Chambersburg, PA. According to passenger records, Lillian also spent some time traveling overseas.

From The Rosenkrans Family in Europe and America by Allen Rosenkrans:
Lillian Margaret Rosenkrans, daughter of Martin, was born in Newton, N. J., Dec. 29, 1871. After leaving the public school she attended the Newton Institute and prepared for college, entering Smith College, and graduating in 1892. She then taught in a private family in Belvidere one year after which she taught Greek and Latin two years at the State Normal School, East Stroudsburg, Pa., being also a German scholar. She returned home on account of the ill health of her mother, and opened a private school at Newton, where Miss Helen A. Pierce also had a private school. In Sept., 1897 she and Miss Pierce joined their schools and opened an English and Classical School in Newton, which they are still conducting.

Lillian died in 1956 of hypertensive and atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease and is buried with her parents at Newton Cemetery in Newton, Sussex County, New Jersey.