Deborah Rose

25 May 1752–5 December 1822 (Age 70)
Granville, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Deborah

When Deborah Rose was born on 25 May 1752, in Granville Center, Granville, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Justus Rose I, was 29 and her mother, Deborah Barlow, was 22. She married Lt. Stephen Spelman on 28 June 1770. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 5 daughters. She died on 5 December 1822, in her hometown, at the age of 70, and was buried in Granville, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States.

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Family Time Line

Lt. Stephen Spelman
1745–1800
Deborah Rose
1752–1822
Marriage: 28 June 1770
Naomi Spelman
1771–1851
Stephen Spelman Jr.
1773–1870
Jesse Spelman
1775–1842
Festus Spelman
1777–1818
Rufus Spelman
1779–1813
Deborah Spelman
1781–1865
Miriam Spelman
1783–1855
Samuel Buell Spelman
1786–1873
Mable M. Spelman
1788–1869
Ohel D. Spelman
1791–1870
Jacob Spelman
1793–1811
Tirjah Spelman
1796–1873

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
28 June 1770
children

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (6)

1776

Age 24

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776 · The Declaration to the King

Age 24

"""At the end of the Second Continental Congress the 13 colonies came together to petition independence from King George III. With no opposing votes, the Declaration of Independence was drafted and ready for all delegates to sign on the Fourth of July 1776. While many think the Declaration was to tell the King that they were becoming independent, its true purpose was to be a formal explanation of why the Congress voted together to declare their independence from Britain. The Declaration also is home to one of the best-known sentences in the English language, stating, “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness."""""""
1789

Age 37

George Washington elected first president of United States.

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)

  • Debrough in entry for Neomi Spelman, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Debrough in entry for Neomi Spelman, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Daborah Rose, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"

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