Richard Rose

Brief Life History of Richard

Richard Rose was born in 1739, in Chatham, Kent, England, United Kingdom. He married Elizabeth Crittenden on 21 April 1765, in Chatham, Kent, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 25 October 1812, in his hometown, at the age of 73, and was buried in Chatham, Kent, England, United Kingdom.

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Richard Rose
1739–1812
Elizabeth Crittenden
1738–1798
Marriage: 21 April 1765
Isaac Rose
1767–1768
Sarah Rose
1769–
Isaac Rose
1772–
Elizabeth Rose
1773–1832
Samuel Rose
1775–1812
Mary Rose
1777–
Richard Rose
1780–

Sources (20)

  • Richard Rose, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "
  • Richard Rose in entry for Richard Rose, "England, Kent, Parish Registers, 1538-1911"
  • Richard Rose, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "

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World Events (2)

1801 · The Act of Union

The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.

1808 · The British West Africa Squadron

The British West Africa Squadron was formed in 1808 to suppress illegal slave trading on the African coastline. The British West Africa Squadron had freed approximately 150,000 people by 1865.

Name Meaning

English, Scottish, French, Walloon, Danish, and German: from the name of the flower, Middle English, Old French, Middle High German rose (from 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 topographic or habitational name referring to 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 (compare 4 below). In North America, the English form of the surname has absorbed cognates and similar-sounding names from other languages, e.g. Hungarian Rózsa (see Rozsa ), Slovak Róža and Czech Roza . Compare 6 below and French Larose 2.

English: from the Middle English female personal name Rohese, Roese, later Rose, Royse (ancient Germanic Hrodohaidis, Rothaid, composed of the elements hrōd ‘fame, renown’ + haid(is) ‘kind, sort’).

English and Scottish: variant of Ross .

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

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