Elizabeth Rose

1740–
Pittsgrove Township, Salem, New Jersey, United States

The Life of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Rose was born in 1740, in Pittsgrove Township, Salem, New Jersey, United States, her father, John Rose, was 37 and her mother, Mary Alderman, was 35.

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Family Time Line

John Rose
1703–1755
Mary Alderman
1705–1744
Hannah Rose
1728–
Abraham Rose
1731–1779
Thomas Rose
1735–1796
John Rose Jr.
1738–
Mary Rose
1739–
Samuel Rose
1737–1783
Elizabeth Rose
1740–
Sarah Rose
1741–
Abigail Rose
1742–

Parents and Siblings

    Male1703–1755Male

    Mary Alderman

    Female1705–1744Female

siblings

(9)

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World Events (6)

1775

Age 35

During the six-year Revolutionary war, more of the fights took place in New Jersey than any other colony. Over 296 engagements between opposing forces were recorded. One of the largest conflicts of the entire war took place between Morristown and Middlebrook, referred to as the "Ten Crucial Days" and remembered by the famous phrase "the times that try men's souls". The revolution won some of their most desperately needed victories during this time.
1776

Age 36

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1803

Age 63

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

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 (2)

  • Elizabeth Rose, "New Jersey Births and Christenings, 1660-1980"
  • Genealogical Data The Salem Tenth in West New Jersey

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