Benjamin Franklin Rouse

1876–1926 (Age 50)
Jefferson, Alabama, United States

The Life of Benjamin Franklin

When Benjamin Franklin Rouse was born on 3 July 1876, in Jefferson, Alabama, United States, his father, William Monroe Rouse, was 29 and his mother, Artilda Alice Fortner, was 19. He married Sarah Jane Roberts on 26 February 1899, in Jefferson, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 9 daughters. He lived in Selfville, Blount, Alabama, United States in 1900 and Warrior, Jefferson, Alabama, United States for about 10 years. He died on 4 November 1926, in Cane Creek, Jefferson, Alabama, United States, at the age of 50, and was buried in Warrior, Jefferson, Alabama, United States.

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Family Time Line

Benjamin Franklin Rouse
Sarah Jane Roberts
Marriage: 26 February 1899
Mary Jane Rouse
Daisy Essie Rouse
Elah Gertrude Rouse
Alice Emma Rouse
Elberta Rouse
Nettie Madge Rouse
Anna Dean Rouse
Horace Benjamin Rouse
Grady Edward Rouse
Pauline Rouse
Electa Rouse

Spouse & Children

26 February 1899
Jefferson, Alabama, United States


+6 More Children

Parents & Siblings

  • William Monroe Rouse


  • Artilda Alice Fortner




+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 5

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Age 13

Historical Boundaries - 1889: Blount, Alabama, United States
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 14

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

1 English: nickname for a person with red hair, from Middle English, Old French rous ‘red(-haired)’ (Latin russ(e)us).2 Americanized spelling of German Raus .

Possible Related Names

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (3)

  • B ? Rouse, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Benjamin F Rouso Jr., "United States Census, 1910"
  • Benjamin Rouse, "United States Census, 1900"

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