Delia Elizabeth Rose

25 March 1925–23 August 2002 (Age 77)
Richmond, Virginia, United States

The Life of Delia Elizabeth

When Delia Elizabeth Rose was born on 25 March 1925, in Richmond, Virginia, United States, her father, Ward William Rose, was 23 and her mother, Emma Elizabeth Richards, was 19. She married David Milton Oberlin on 17 May 1947, in Richmond, Virginia, United States. She died on 23 August 2002, in Corvallis, Benton, Oregon, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Eureka Cemetery, Newport, Lincoln, Oregon, United States.

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David Milton Oberlin
Delia Elizabeth Rose
Marriage: 17 May 1947

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17 May 1947
Richmond, Virginia, United States

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World Events (8)


Age 2

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1941 · Pentagon is Built in Arlington

Age 16

The Pentagon was developed as the Department of Defense had outgrown the other buildings were it was previous located.The groundbreaking for the Pentagon was on September 11, 1941. When the Pentagon was being built, it was determined that it could be no taller than four stories high. Colonel Leslie R. Groves was the supervisor of the project, he would later become known for helping on the Manhattan Project.
1947 · The Presidential Succession Act

Age 22

The Presidential Succession Act is an act establishing the presidential line of succession. This was a precursor for the Twenty-fifth Amendment which outlines what is to happen when a President is killed, dies, or is unable to fulfill the responsibilities of President.

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)

  • Elizabeth D Rose in household of William W Rose, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Delia E Rose in household of Ward W Rose, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Delia Elizabeth Rose, "Virginia, Marriage Certificates, 1936-1988"

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