Otis Rose Jr.

27 February 1922–26 February 1993 (Age 70)
Orr, Love, Oklahoma, United States

The Life of Otis

When Otis Rose Jr. was born on 27 February 1922, in Orr, Love, Oklahoma, United States, his father, Jones R. Rose, was 23 and his mother, Aletha Ann Jennings, was 31. He died on 26 February 1993, in Farmington, San Juan, New Mexico, United States, at the age of 70.

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Family Time Line

Otis Rose Jr.
1922–1993
Joyce Melba Dixon
1922–2015

Spouse and Children

    Male1922–1993Male

    Joyce Melba Dixon

    Female1922–2015Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(6)

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 1

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1923 · Oil is Discovered on the Navajo Reservation

Age 1

Oil was discovered on the Navajo Reservation in the 1920's. The Navajos did not want to lease any of the land towards the exploration for oil and gas. They were soon made a deal that they would be hired for all unskilled work if they would lease the land and, reluctantly, they gave in. Albert Fall, a Senator from New Mexico and was extremely hostile towards Indian rights.
1941

Age 19

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

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)

  • Otis Rose in household of J R Rose, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Otis in entry for Kenneth Rose, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Otis Rose Jr, "BillionGraves Index"

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