Harry Edward Rose

1861–1947 (Age 86)
Mercer, Mercer, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Harry Edward

When Harry Edward Rose was born on 31 January 1861, in Mercer, Mercer, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Henry W Rose, was 36 and his mother, Elizabeth Homer, was 32. He married Jennie Ann Peat on 9 August 1888, in Mercer, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Fairview Township, Mercer, Pennsylvania, United States in 1900 and Fairview, Fairview Township, Mercer, Pennsylvania, United States in 1910. He died on 28 March 1947, in Fredonia, Mercer, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Millbank Cemetery, Fairview Township, Mercer, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Harry Edward Rose
Jennie Ann Peat
Marriage: 9 August 1888
Edna Marie Rose
Floran Wesley Rose
Florence Rose
Willis Jennings Rose
Jennie Lucille Rose

Spouse & Children

9 August 1888
Mercer, Pennsylvania, United States


Parents & Siblings

  • Henry W Rose


  • Female1829–1910Female



  • Uriah Franklin Rose


  • Julia Almeda Rose


  • Catharine Amelia Rose


  • Margaret G Rose


  • Mary E. Rose


+4 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 2

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · Battle of Gettysburg

Age 2

The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.

Age 25

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

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)

  • Harry Rose in household of H W Rose, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Harry E Rose, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Harry E Rose, "United States Census, 1930"

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