Bennett R Rose was born in April 1834, in Kentucky, United States. He married Martha C Jones on 20 September 1866, in Platte, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He lived in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Oklahoma, United States in 1910 and Carter, Oklahoma, United States in 1920. He died on 2 December 1921, at the age of 87, and was buried in Rose Hill Cemetery, Ardmore, Carter, Oklahoma, United States.
English, Scottish, French, Walloon, Danish, and German: from the name of the flower, Middle English, Old French, Middle High German rose (from 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 topographic or habitational name referring to 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 (compare 4 below). In North America, the English form of the surname has absorbed cognates and similar-sounding names from other languages, e.g. Hungarian Rózsa (see Rozsa ), Slovak Róža and Czech Roza . Compare 6 below and French Larose 2.
English: from the Middle English female personal name Rohese, Roese, later Rose, Royse (ancient Germanic Hrodohaidis, Rothaid, composed of the elements hrōd ‘fame, renown’ + haid(is) ‘kind, sort’).
English and Scottish: variant of Ross .
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