Russell Homer Rose

1917–1970 (Age 52)
Jackson Center, Mercer, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Russell Homer

When Russell Homer Rose was born on 24 September 1917, in Jackson Center, Mercer, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Floran Wesley Rose, was 25 and his mother, Daisey Leticia Homer, was 17. He married Chloe E Smith on 1 February 1941, in San Diego, San Diego, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He immigrated to California, United States in 1944 and lived in Meadville, Crawford, Pennsylvania, United States in 1930. He died on 26 January 1970, in Anaheim, Orange, California, United States, at the age of 52, and was buried in Rose Hill, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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Russell Homer Rose
Chloe E Smith
Marriage: 1 February 1941
Michael Lee Rose

Spouse & Children

1 February 1941
San Diego, San Diego, California, United States


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World Events (8)

1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 1

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.
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 2

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

Age 15

Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.

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 (3)

  • Russel Rose in household of F W Rose, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Russel H Rose, "California, Los Angeles Passenger Lists, 1907-1948"
  • Russell Rose, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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