Florence Rose

1893–
Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Florence

When Florence Rose was born in December 1893, in Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Harry Edward Rose, was 32 and her mother, Jennie Ann Peat, was 26. She lived in Fairview Township, Mercer, Pennsylvania, United States in 1900.

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Family Time Line

Harry Edward Rose
1861–1947
Jennie Ann Peat
1867–1948
Edna Marie Rose
1889–1892
Floran Wesley Rose
1891–1970
Florence Rose
1893–
Willis Jennings Rose
1896–1986
Jennie Lucille Rose
1902–

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 3

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 12

The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 
1927

Age 34

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

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.

Possible Related Names

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (1)

  • Florence Rose in household of Harry E Rose, "United States Census, 1900"

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