Benjamin Rose

1801–Male
New York, United States

The Life of Benjamin

When Benjamin Rose was born in 1801, in New York, United States, his father, Benjamin Rose, was 45 and his mother, Judith Clark, was 32.

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Family Time Line

Benjamin Rose
1756–1854
Judith Clark
1769–
Benjamin Rose
1794–1872
William Rose
1794–1847
Peter Rose
1802–
Thomas Rose
1804–
Moses Rose
1806–
Betsy Rose
Elizabeth Rose
Olive Rose
William Rose
Benjamin Rose
1801–
Elizabeth Betsey Rose
1802–1873
Sylvia Rose
1807–1897
Henry Rose
1810–1893
Elizabeth Rose
1812–1873
Nelson Rose
1812–1896

Parents and Siblings

    Benjamin Rose

    Male1756–1854Male

    Female1769–Female

siblings

(15)

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World Events (3)

1803

Age 2

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1803 · The U.S doubles in size

Age 2

The United States purchased all the Louisiana territory (828,000 sq. mi) from France, only paying 15 million dollars (A quarter trillion today) for the land. In the purchase, the US obtained the land that makes up 15 US states and 2 Canadian Provinces. The United States originally wanted to purchase of New Orleans and the lands located on the coast around it, but quickly accepted the bargain that Napoleon Bonaparte offered.
1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State

Age 26

During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.

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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