Josphine Rose

8 October 1888–19 April 1964 (Age 75)
Waco, McLennan, Texas, United States

The Life of Josphine

When Josphine Rose was born on 8 October 1888, in Waco, McLennan, Texas, United States, her father, John Kader Rose, was 32 and her mother, Cecelia Scott, was 30. She married Thadus Newman Hewlett on 14 October 1914, in McLennan, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in McLennan, Texas, United States in 1900. She died on 19 April 1964, in Dallas, Dallas, Texas, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Oakwood Cemetery, Waco, McLennan, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thadus Newman Hewlett
Josphine Rose
Marriage: 14 October 1914
Roseanne Hewlett
Thomas Newman Hewlett

Spouse and Children

    Thadus Newman Hewlett



14 October 1914
McLennan, Texas, United States


Parents and Siblings

    John Kader Rose


    Cecelia Scott




+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 2

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.
1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

Age 6

Under the direction of Governor Jim Hogg, Texas filed a lawsuit against John D. Rockefeller for violating state monopoly laws. Hogg argued that Standard Oil Company and Water-Piece Oil Company of Missouri were engaged in illegal practices like price fixing, rebates, and consolidation. Rockefeller was indicted, but never tried in a court of law; other employees of his company were convicted as guilty.
1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 20

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

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)

  • T N Hewlett, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Josephine R Hewlett in household of Thad N Hewlett, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Josephine Hewlett in household of Thad N Hewlett, "United States Census, 1920"

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