John William Rose

June 1898–1971 (Age 72)
Kentucky, United States

The Life Summary of John William

When John William Rose was born in June 1898, in Kentucky, United States, his father, John William Rose, was 35 and his mother, Mary Virginia Kendall, was 42. He married Edna Grace Holbrook on 10 November 1920, in Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in Sandy Hook, Elliott, Kentucky, United States in 1930 and Magisterial District 1 Sandy Hook, Elliott, Kentucky, United States in 1940. He died in 1971, at the age of 73.

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John William Rose
Edna Grace Holbrook
Marriage: 10 November 1920
Mary Layton Rose
Lena Angeline "Billy" Rose

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  • Marriage
    10 November 1920Kentucky, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1900 · Gold for Cash!
    Age 2
    This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
    1900 · Governor Shot
    Age 2
    On January 30, 1900 Governor William Goebel of Kentucky was assassinated. He took a bullet to the chest, outside the Old State Capitol. He died on February 3, 1900.
    1918 · Attempting to Stop the War
    Age 20
    To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

    Name Meaning

    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 .

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

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    Sources (12)

    • Will J Rose, "United States Census, 1930"
    • J W Rose in entry for Silas Elwood Howard and Lena A Rose, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
    • Will J Rose, "United States Census, 1930"

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