Richard Rose

1739–25 October 1812 (Age 73)
Chatham, Kent, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Richard

When Richard Rose was born in 1739, in Chatham, Kent, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Rose, was 14 and his mother, Betty, was 11. 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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Family Time Line

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–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
21 April 1765
Chatham, Kent, England, United Kingdom
children

(7)

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Male1725–1769Male

    Female1728–1761Female

siblings

(6)

+1 More Child

World Events (2)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 62

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

Age 69

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

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)

  • Richard Rose in entry for Richard Rose, "England, Kent, Parish Registers, 1538-1911"
  • Richard in entry for Isaac Rose, "England, Kent, Parish Registers, 1538-1911" (1772)
  • Richard Rose in entry for Isaac Rose, "England, Kent, Parish Registers, 1538-1911" (1767)

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