Ida Louvada Rose

4 August 1882–20 October 1954 (Age 72)
Pope, Illinois, United States

The Life of Ida Louvada

When Ida Louvada Rose was born on 4 August 1882, in Pope, Illinois, United States, her father, Henry Wiley Rose, was 21 and her mother, Mary Elizabeth Reynolds, was 18. She married George Washington Melton in 1897. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Polk Twp, Pope, Illinois, United States in 1900. She died on 20 October 1954, in Hardin, Texas, United States, at the age of 72.

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George Washington Melton
Ida Louvada Rose
Marriage: 1897
Billie Marie Fritz
Roy Rose Melton
George Harrison Melton
Henley Melton
Beatrice Melton

Spouse and Children

    George Washington Melton





    Billie Marie Fritz




    Roy Rose Melton


    Beatrice Melton


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World Events (8)

1885 · The First Skyscraper

Age 3

The Home Insurance Building is considered to be the first skyscraper in the world. It was supported both inside and outside by steel and metal that were deemed fireproof and also it was reinforced with concrete. It originally had ten stories but in 1891 two more were added.

Age 4

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1901 · Spindletop Oilfield Discovered

Age 19

"Spindletop, located south of Beaumont, becomes the first major oil well to be discovered in Texas. Other fields were discovered in shortly after, which ultimately led to the highly impactful ""oil boom""."

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)

  • Ida Melton in household of George W Melton, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Ida Rose in entry for G H Melton and Eva Dixon, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"
  • Ida L Rose in entry for Billis Marie Fritz, "Texas, Hardin County Clerk, Death Records, 1908-1948"

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