Hyrum Rose

26 December 1847–21 September 1911 (Age 63)
Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States

The Life of Hyrum

When Hyrum Rose was born on 26 December 1847, in Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States, his father, Wesley Thomas Rose, was 26 and his mother, Harriet Mariah Gates, was 21. He married Martha Ellen Shaw on 24 May 1869, in North Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in North Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States in 1880 and Weston, Oneida, Idaho, United States in 1900. He died on 21 September 1911, in Weston, Franklin, Idaho, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in Weston, Franklin, Idaho, United States.

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Hyrum Rose
Martha Ellen Shaw
Marriage: 24 May 1869
Sarah Ann Rose
Hyrum Oliver Rose
Elijah Rose
Henry Rose
Martha Ellen Rose
Thomas Edmund Rose
Alice Marie Rose
Geneva Rose
Isabell Rose

Spouse and Children

24 May 1869
North Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 1

The Geographic Names Information System(GNIS) indicates opened as Kane 02/17/1848. Name changed to Council Bluffs 12/10/1852.
1857 · The State Capital moves to Des Moines

Age 10

The Capitol was located in Iowa City until the 1st General Assembly of Iowa recognized that the Capitol should be moved farther west than Iowa City. Land was found two miles from the Des Moines River to start construction of the new building. Today the Capitol building still stands on its original plot.

Age 18

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

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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Life Sketch of Hyrum Rose

This story was shared in a Daughters of Utah Pioneers Camp meeting, Franklin County, Idaho. Hyrum Rose's parents Wesley Rose and Maria Gates, had accepted the gospel in Canada and gathered with t …

Sources (3)

  • Hyrum Rose in household of Wesley Rose, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Hyrum Rose in household of Westley Rose, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Hyrum Rose, "United States Census, 1880"

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