Elva Mitchell Rose

9 December 1911–18 February 1995 (Age 83)
Snyder, Kiowa, Oklahoma, United States

The Life of Elva Mitchell

When Elva Mitchell Rose was born on 9 December 1911, in Snyder, Kiowa, Oklahoma, United States, his father, Bert Lee Rose, was 24 and his mother, Clara May Chick, was 18. He married Amy Gwendolyn Gray on 28 August 1940, in Reydon, Roger Mills, Oklahoma, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Banner Township, Caddo, Oklahoma, United States in 1920 and Justice Precinct 6, Stephens, Texas, United States in 1930. He died on 18 February 1995, in Battle Ground, Clark, Washington, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Vancouver, Clark, Washington, United States.

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Elva Mitchell Rose
Amy Gwendolyn Gray
Marriage: 28 August 1940
Franklin Dale Rose

Spouse and Children

28 August 1940
Reydon, Roger Mills, Oklahoma, United States


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World Events (8)

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 1

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.
1916 · Boeing Aircraft

Age 5

The Boeing Aircraft was named and created by William Boeing. The first two planes were Bluebill and Mallard and the first flight was July 15, 1916. Boeing aircrafts made their debut during WWI. 
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 24

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

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)

  • Elva Rose in household of Bert L Rose, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Elvie M Rose in household of B L Rose, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Elva M in entry for Am Gwendolyn Rose, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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