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
Emma Jane Rose
Marriage: 7 July 1868
George Alfred Ferguson
Laura Maretta Ferguson
Alma Ida Ferguson
Clarissa Perchita Ferguson
Sarah Ann Fergusson
Beatrice Ferguson
Herman Ferguson
John Wesley Ferguson
Mabel May Ferguson

Spouse and Children

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


+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings


    Sarah Jane Lockwood




    Anna Rose


    Doctor Ezekiel Aurey Alvin Benson Rose


    Vina M. Rose


    Isaac Wesley Rose


    Ezra Alvin Rose


+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.

Age 20

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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