Elda Rose

9 June 1898–18 May 1964 (Age 65)
West Taylor Township, Cambria, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Elda

When Elda Rose was born on 9 June 1898, in West Taylor Township, Cambria, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Jesse Edward Rose, was 22 and her mother, Alice Agnes Wilson, was 23. She married James Clarence Younkin from 1949 to 1954, in Johnstown, Cambria, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Lower Yoder Township, Cambria, Pennsylvania, United States for about 10 years. She died on 18 May 1964, in Johnstown, Cambria, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Grandview Cemetery, Southmont, Cambria, Pennsylvania, United States.

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James Clarence Younkin
Elda Rose
Marriage: from 1949 to 1954
James Rose

Spouse and Children

from 1949 to 1954
Johnstown, Cambria, Pennsylvania, United States


    James Rose


Parents and Siblings



    Hazel M Rose



    Melvin Rose



    Orville Rose


+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 2

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 7

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. 
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 18

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

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)

  • Elda Or Ella Rose in household of Jess Rose, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Elda M Rose in household of Jesse E Rose, "United States Census, 1920"
  • M Elda Rose in household of E Jesse Rose, "United States Census, 1930"

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