Sarah Jane Rose

9 December 1847–2 April 1906 (Age 58)
Des Moines, Iowa, United States

The Life of Sarah Jane

When Sarah Jane Rose was born on 9 December 1847, in Des Moines, Iowa, United States, her father, John Frailey Rose, was 29 and her mother, Marinda Bonar, was 24. She married William Thomas Taylor on 6 February 1877, in Des Moines, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. She lived in York, Nebraska, United States in 1880 and Berwyn, Custer, Nebraska, United States in 1900. She died on 2 April 1906, in Custer, Nebraska, United States, at the age of 58, and was buried in Broken Bow Cemetery, Broken Bow, Custer, Nebraska, United States.

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William Thomas Taylor
Sarah Jane Rose
Marriage: 6 February 1877
Mary M. Taylor
Ada M Taylor
William Roscoe Taylor
Lilly Jane Taylor

Spouse and Children

6 February 1877
Des Moines, Iowa, United States


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World Events (7)

1857 · The State Capital moves to Des Moines

Age 10

The Capitol was located in Iowa City until the 1st General Assembly of Iowa recognized that the Capitol should be moved farther west than Iowa City. Land was found two miles from the Des Moines River to start construction of the new building. Today the Capitol building still stands on its original plot.

Age 16

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Age 20

Nebraska is the 37th state.

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)

  • Sara Taylor, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Sarah J Taylor in household of William Taylor, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Sarah Rose in household of John Rose, "United States Census, 1860"

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