William H Rose

New York City, New York, United States

The Life of William H

When William H Rose was born in 1819, in New York City, New York, United States, his father, William Rose, was 34 and his mother, Hannah Waters, was 19. He married Eunice Johnson on 28 March 1841. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Trenton Township, Delaware, Ohio, United States for about 10 years and Phillipsburg, Phillips, Kansas, United States in 1880.

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William H Rose
Eunice Johnson
Marriage: 28 March 1841
Mary Rose
Thankful C. Rose
Lyman H. Rose
Ezelia Rose
Eliza Ann Rose
Azelia Rose
William Albert Rose
Verden Lee Rose

Spouse and Children


    Eunice Johnson


28 March 1841
, Scioto, Ohio



    Thankful C. Rose


    Lyman H. Rose




+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings




    Sarah L Rose


    Minerva Rose


    Lydia Ann Rose


    Thomas E. Rose


+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 0

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State

Age 8

During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.
1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Age 41

Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.

Name Meaning

1 English, Scottish, French, and German: from the name of the flower, Middle English, Old French, Middle High German rose (Latin rosa), in various applications. In part it is a topographic name for someone who lived at a place where wild roses grew, or a habitational name for someone living at a house bearing the sign of the rose. It is also found, especially in Europe, as a nickname for a man with a ‘rosy’ complexion. As an American surname, this name has absorbed cognates and similarsounding names from other European languages.2 English: variant of Royce .3 Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from the word for the flower (German Rose, Yiddish royz), or a metronymic name from the Yiddish female personal name Royze, derived from the word for the flower.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Wm M Rose in household of Thomas Allison, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Wm H Rose, "United States Census, 1860"
  • William H Rose, "United States Census, 1880"

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