Susan Jane Lake

Female4 December 1839–25 May 1921

Brief Life History of Susan Jane

When Susan Jane Lake was born on 4 December 1839, in Licking, Ohio, United States, her father, Redmond Lake Jr., was 25 and her mother, Martha W Hightower, was 20. She married Charles Elswick Rose on 26 December 1854, in Lawrence, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Union Township, Lawrence, Ohio, United States in 1880 and Guyandotte, Huntington, Cabell, West Virginia, United States in 1900. She died on 25 May 1921, in Huntington, Cabell, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Huntington, Cabell, West Virginia, United States.

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Charles Elswick Rose
Susan Jane Lake
Marriage: 26 December 1854
Mary Elizabeth Rose
Caroline Rose
Thomas William Rose
Violetta 'Lettie' Rose
John Charles Rose
Clara Rose
James Elswick Rose
Charles Rose
Effa F. Rose
Isaac Bertram Rose
Duscom Mathes Rose
James Elswick Rose

Sources (32)

  • Susan J Rose in household of Charles E Rose, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Susan J. Lake, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
  • Susan Jane Rose, "West Virginia Deaths, 1804-1999"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    26 December 1854Lawrence, Ohio, United States
  • Children (13)

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    Siblings (8)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 7

    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

    Age 21

    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.


    Age 24

    On June 20, 1863, Cabell County, Virginia, was one of the 50 counties separated from Virginia at the height of the American Civil War to form the State of West Virginia

    Name Meaning

    English (mainly West Country): topographic name usually for someone who lived by a streamlet (Middle English lak(e), Old English lacu) or who lived at or came from any of the places so named, such as Lack in Church Stoke (Shropshire) and Lake in Wilsford near Amesbury (Wiltshire). Lake is a common minor placename in Devon.

    English: occasionally perhaps a topographic name for someone who lived by a lake or pool (Middle English, Old French lake), though it is uncertain that this word was current in ordinary vocabulary during the main period of surname formation (1250–1400).

    North German and Dutch: habitational name from any of several places in Westphalia and Lower Saxony so named, or a topographic name from Middle Low German, Middle Dutch lake ‘swamp, swampy meadow’ (Middle Dutch also ‘border water’).

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

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