Emma Jane Rose

28 January 1849–30 September 1943 (Age 94)
Winchester, Dundas, Canada West, British Colonial America

The Life of Emma Jane

When Emma Jane Rose was born on 28 January 1849, in Winchester, Dundas, Canada West, British Colonial America, her father, Alvin Benson Rose, was 33 and her mother, Sarah Jane Lockwood, was 33. She married Omar Ferguson on 7 July 1868, in Trent Port, Quinte West, Hastings, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Sidney, Hastings, Ontario, Canada in 1881 and York, Ontario, Canada in 1901. She died on 30 September 1943, in Beeton, New Tecumseth, Simcoe, Ontario, Canada, at the age of 94, and was buried in Beeton United Cemetery, Beeton, New Tecumseth, Simcoe, Ontario, Canada.

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Family Time Line

Omar Ferguson
1838–1887
Emma Jane Rose
1849–1943
Marriage: 7 July 1868
George Alfred Ferguson
1869–1963
Laura Maretta Ferguson
1871–1887
Alma Ida Ferguson
1874–
Clarissa Perchita Ferguson
1877–1972
Sarah Ann Fergusson
1878–1935
Beatrice Ferguson
1880–1975
Herman Ferguson
1882–1951
John Wesley Ferguson
1884–
Mabel May Ferguson
1887–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
7 July 1868
Trent Port, Quinte West, Hastings, Ontario, Canada
children

(9)

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Parents and Siblings

    Male1815–1883Male

    Sarah Jane Lockwood

    Female1815–1900Female

siblings

(12)

    Anna Rose

    Female1836–1846Female

    Doctor Ezekiel Aurey Alvin Benson Rose

    Male1838–1900Male

    Vina M. Rose

    Female1840–1865Female

    Isaac Wesley Rose

    Male1842–1934Male

    Ezra Alvin Rose

    Male1844–1927Male

+7 More Children

World Events (7)

1867 · Ontario Founded

Age 18

On July 1, 1867, the province of Ontario was founded. It is the second largest province in Canada. A third of the population of Canada live here. Before it was Ontario it was called Upper Canada and had a Governor.
1869

Age 20

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1883 · Mining Boom

Age 34

In 1883, there was a mining boom in Northern Ontario when mineral deposits were found near Sudbury. Thomas Flanagan was the blacksmith for the Canadian Pacific Railway that noticed the deposits in the river.

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)

  • Emma Ferguson, "Canada Census, 1901"
  • Emma J Ferguson in household of Omer Ferguson, "Canada Census, 1881"
  • Emily Jane Rose in entry for Hermas Surguson and Roxie R Honsberger, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"

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