The Richard Rose Family

Submitted by Cathy Joynt Labath: "Richard Rose was my ggg grand uncle, brother to my ggg grandmother, Mary Rose White (1814-1897) of Henry Co, IA. Both Richard and Mary Rose were children of Ezekiel Rose and Catherine Stites." -- Cathy

Generation No. 1

1. RICHARD4 ROSE (EZEKIEL3, JONATHAN2, EZEKIEL1) was born 01 Jun 1821 in Kentucky1, and died 07 Apr 1897 in Attica, Marion, Iowa1. He married MATILDA K GLENN 02 Mar 1855 in Brown Co, Illinois2,3. She was born 01 Nov 1829 in Brown Co, Illinois4,5 and died 09 Aug 1905 in Harvey, Marion, Iowa5.

1853 Marion Co, IA Tax List, Liberty Twp
Rose, Richard...160 Acres

1856 Liberty Twp, Marion Co, IA State Census
Richard Rose, age 35, b. KY, farmer
Matilda K Rose, age 28, b. Ill
T.E. Rose, age 1/2 b. Iowa

1870 Federal Census, Marysville, Liberty Township, Marion Co, IA
19th-20th July 1870, pg 191

Richard Rose, 49, Farmer, 500, 2250, b. KY.
Matilda, 41, Keeping House, b. Ill.
Thomas, 14, at home, b. Iowa
Malinda, 12, b. Iowa
Sarah, 9, b. Iowa
Elizabeth, 6, b. Iowa
Charles, 2, b. Iowa

1880 Federal Census, Liberty Township, Marion Co, IA

Richard Rose, 59, Farmer, b. KY, Father b. Delaware, Mother b. Virginia
K. Matilda, 51, Keeping House, b. IL, Father b. Penn, mother b. Mississippi
Katie, 21, School teacher
S Sarah, 19, School teacher
Elizabeth, 16, w/o occupation
I. Charles, 12, Laborer
H. George, 7
I. Henry, 63, brother, laborer, widower b. KY

1885, Liberty Township, Marion Co, IA State Census page 1A
Lines 11-14
Richard Rose, Township 74, Section 18, Range 6, E1/2 S.E.1/4, age 63, Farming & Stock Raising, b. KY
Matilda Rose, age 55, housekeeping, b. IL
Charles Rose, age 17
George Rose, age 12

1895, Liberty Township, Marion Co, IA State Census
Lines 3-5
Richard Rose, age 73, b. Kentucky, christian
Matilda Rose, age 65, b. Ill., christian
G.H. Rose, age 22, b. Marion Co, IA, single, no religion

Knoxville Journal
Knoxville, Marion, Iowa
c. 7 Apr 1897

Richard Rose

Died, at his home three miles southeast of Attica, Wednesday, April 7, Richard Rose, of a complication of diseases brought on by la grippe, aged 70 years.
He leaves a wife, three sons, and two daughters to mourn his loss. He was widely known and dearly loved by all who knew him. He was one of Marion county's earliest settlers, and for more that a quarter of a century he was a soldier of the cross, and just before he died he spoke to friends and neighbors and told them to meet him up yonder.

Application for Pioneer, Century or Statehood Certificate
Iowa Genealogical Society

Applicant: Velma Rose Moore
Yr Ancestor settled in Marion Co: 1855
Sources of Proof: 1856 Census, 1915 History Marion Co, Vol. 2 pg. 120
Ancestor: Richard Rose
DOB: June 1, 1821
DOD: April 7, 1897
Pioneer's Father: Ezekiel Rose
Pioneer's Mother: Catherine Stites
Pioneer's date of marriage: March 22, 1855
Pioneer's spouse: Matilda Glenn
Spouse DOB: Nov. 1, 1829
Spouse DOD: Aug 9, 1905
Spouse's father: Thomas Glenn
Pioneer Children, born, died, married, spouse name
Thomas Ezekiel, Feb. 24, 1856, Jan. 15, 1954, March 17, 1878, Nancy Stephens
Malinda Catherine, Feb. 2, 1858, Sept. 22, 1936, March 4, 1883, Frank Williams
Sarah Sophia, Feb. 20, 1861, Sept. 30, 1943, Oct. 13, 1881, Timothy Gregory
Elizabeth Emma, Mar. 31, 1864, May 8, 1882, no marriage
Charles Ira, Aug. 22, 1867, June 28, 1956, Sept. 24, 1890, Emma Manhardt
George Henry, April 25, 1872, April 1, 1948, April 1896, Mary Jane Hammond.

Knoxville, Marion Co, IA Court Records
Box 794 Richard Rose
Filed April 1, 1899
T.E. Rose, executor

Matilda K. Rose, wife, 67, Attica Iowa
T.E. Rose, son, 41, Attica Iowa
Kate Williams, dau, 39, Attica Iowa
Sadie Gregory, dau, 36, Durham Iowa
C.I. rose, son, 31, Marysville Iowa
George H. Rose, son, 25, Attica Iowa

All Twp 74, Range 18
E1/2 S1/2 section 6-79 acres
S1/2 S1/2 section 5, 80 acres
N1/2 S1/2 section 5, 40 acres
SE NE section 6, 40 acres

1 Horse 50.00
Cash 553.97
Following in partnership with George H. Rose - 1/2 interest
10 cows, 8 calves 425.00
5 heifers 150.00
15 yearling steers 445.00
8 yearling heifers 169.00
12 hogs avg weight 240 lbs 158.00
24 pigs 50.00
2 wagons 42.00
1 sulkey plow 10.00
1 walking plow 5.00
1 riding cultivator 18.00
1 walking cultivator 5.00
1 harrow 4.00
1/2 interest in corn ? 13.00
hay stacks 25.00
1 hay rake 10.00
1 mower 25.00
3 sets double harness 27.00
3/4 interest in old sweep mill 3.00
? drill 2.00

Burial: Liberty Cemetery, Liberty, Marion, Iowa6

1900 Census living with son G.H. Rose.

Knoxville Journal
Knoxville, Marion, Iowa
18 Aug 1905

A Record of the Week's Deaths Among Marion County People

Matilda K. Glenn was born in Brown Co., Ill., Nov. 1, 1829, and died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. T.R. Gregory, near Harvey, Ia., Aug 9, 1905, in her 76 year.
She was married to Richard Rose, March 22, 1855 and in the same year they removed to Marion county, Ia., to the farm on which she resided untill within a few months of her death.
To this union were born six children - three sons and three daughters - all of whom were constantly with her during her last illness, except one, Lizzie E., who died in 1881 at the age of 18. Her husband passed into the spirit world eight years ago, since which time she has resided with her children.
She united with the Christian church in 1867 and has ever since lived a humble christian life, ever ready to minister to the needy and suffering. During her last illness, she expressed her readiness to depart this life and enter that rest which is prepared for those who have faithfully followed in His footsteps.
Her life, though confined at thome, leaves upon her children a sweet fragrance, an heritage better than silver or gold. Her unselfish devotion, her love, her patience and her hope shall linger with us through life, and through death speak to us. And, after her life of toil and suffering, we think of her as having "Gone Home."
A large company of friends assembled at the Liberty church, in Liberty township, where the services were held, and with many floral wreathes expressed their esteem and love which they have for the exemplary Christian woman who had lived so many years in their midst.
The services were conducted by Rev. C.E. Fitzsimmons, pastor of the Durham M.E. Circuit, assisted by Rev. Mr. Tague, pastor of the Attica M.P. church. Interment in the Liberty cemetery.

Marriage Notes for RICHARD ROSE and MATILDA GLENN:
Pages A&B/ License 00000414

Marriage: 02 Mar 1855, Brown Co, Illinois7,8

2. i. THOMAS EZEKIEL5 ROSE, b. 24 Feb 1856, Marion Co, Iowa; d. 15 Jan 1954, Bussey, Marion, Iowa.
ii. MALINDA CATHERINE ROSE, b. 02 Feb 18589; d. 22 Sep 19369; m. FRANK WILLIAMS, 04 Mar 1839.

Marriage: 04 Mar 18839

iii. SARAH SOPHIA ROSE, b. 20 Feb 1861, Attica, Marion, Iowa 10; d. 30 Sep 1943, Attica, Marion, Iowa 10; m. TIMOTHY GREGORY, 13 Oct 188110; b. 06 Dec 1853, Clay Twp, Marion, Iowa 10; d. 04 Apr 1918.

Knoxville Journal
Knoxville, Marion, Iowa
c. Sep. 30, 1943

Mrs. Sarah Gregory
Sarah S., daughter of Richard and Matilda Rose was born on the Rose homestead east of Attica, Iowa, February 20, 1861, and passed away at the home of her daughter Mrs. Worth Stroud, early on the morning of Setember 30, 1943, at the age of 82 years, 7 months and 10 days.
She was one of a family of five children. Two sisters, Elizabeth Rose and Mrs. Catherine Williams preceded her in death. Three brothers, T.E. and George H. Rose of Attica, Iowa and Charles I. Rose of Newton, Kansas, are left to mourn her loss. She was reared in a devout Christian home and at an early age was converted and united with the Christian church at the Greer schoolhouse. Later she transferred her membership to churches nearer her home and at the time of her death was a member of the Plymouth Presbyterian church. She will be greatly missed in her Sunday school class there and in the various activities of the church.
She received her education in the Black Oak school in Liberty township and became a successful teacher and taught in the rural schools of Shiloh and Union.
On October 13, 1881, she was married to Timothy R. Gregory of Knoxville, Iowa. To this union four children were born, a son and daughter who died in early infancy and Mrs. Jessie Stroud of Knoxville and Mrs. Ruth Reed of Indianola. Mr. and Mrs. Gregory established their first home in Knoxville, later purchasing a farm east of Attica; in 1893 they sold their farm and purchased their home in the Plymouth neighborhood where Mr. Gregory died April 4, 1918. A few years later she established a home in Knoxville, and resided there until her health failed, then she made her home with her daughters. The last eight years were spent inthe home of Mrs. Stroud, where she had the tenderest care.
Mrs. Gregory was a woman of sweetness and beauty of character, gentle, unassuming and sympathetic. The influence of her piety was felt by her children, six grandchildren and four great grandchildren and indeed by all who came in contact with her. Perhaps her neighborliness and helpfulness in time of sorrow and sickness was her outstanding trait. She kept her interest in the affairs of home and community until her final illness.

1885, Liberty Township, Marion Co, IA State Census page 1A
Lines 15-16

Timothy Gregory, Township 74, Section 18, Section 7, N.E. 1/4 N.E., age 31, farmer
Sarah Gregory, age 24, housekeeping

The History of Marion County, Iowa
John W. Wright and W. A. Young, supervising eds. 2 vols. Chicago: S. J. Clarke Pub. Co., 1915.

T. R. Gregory – page 120

T. R. Gregory, who has spent his entire life in Marion county and has carried on general agricultural pursuits throughout his active business career, still resides upon his farm of two hundred and fifty acres on section 17, Clay township, but is now enjoying well earned retirement. His birth occurred in that township on the 6th of December, 1853, his parents being James T. and Harriet (Ridlen) Gregory, both of whom were natives of Indiana. They came to Iowa in 1846, the father entering a tract of land in Clay township, this county, whereon he built a log cabin which was his home for some years. In 1863 he removed to Knoxville, where both he and his wife passed away at the age of eighty-eight years and in the faith of the Methodist Episcopal church, of which they were devoted members. To them was accorded the rare pleasure of celebrating their seventieth wedding anniversary, and eight of their thirteen children are yet living. James T. Gregory gave his political allegiance to the democracy.

T. R. Gregory acquired his education in the common schools and remained at home until past twenty-seven years of age or until the time of his marriage. Following that important event in his life he started out as an agriculturist on his own account and in 1905 purchased the farm on which he now resides and which embraces two hundred and fifty acres of valuable land on section 17, Clay township. His undertakings as an agriculturist have been attended with a gratifying measure of prosperity and he is now living retired in the enjoyment of a comfortable competence.

As a companion and helpmate on the journey of life Mr. Gregory chose Miss Sarah S. Rose, a native of Marion county, Iowa, and a daughter of Richard and Matilda (Glenn) Rose, who were born in Kentucky and Illinois respectively. They came to Iowa in 1855 and located on a farm in this county which Mr. Rose secured with a Mexican land warrant, having served throughout the Mexican war. Both he and his wife remained on the property until called to their final rest. They had six children and five of the number survive. Mrs. Gregory, who taught school for some terms prior to her marriage, has become the mother of four children, as follows: one who died in infancy; Glenn, deceased; Jessie A., who had a high-school education and is now the wife of W. H. Stroud, of Clay township; and Ruth R., who is attending college at Pella.

Since age conferred upon him the right of franchise Mr. Gregory has supported the men and measures of the democracy, believing firmly in its principles. For some years he has served in the capacity of school director. The religious faith of Mr. and Mrs. Gregory is that of the Methodist Episcopal church. They have spent their entire lives in Marion county and are well known and highly esteemed as people of genuine personal worth.

Marriage: 13 Oct 188112

iv. ELIZABETH EMMA ROSE, b. 31 Mar 186413; d. 08 May 188213.
v. CHARLES IRA ROSE, b. 22 Aug 186713; d. 28 Jun 195613; m. EMMA E MANHART, 24 Sep 1890, Marion Co, Iowa.

1895, Liberty Township, Marion Co, IA State Census p. 538
Lines 87-90 all born Marion Co and no religious affiliation
Charles Rose, age 27
Emma Rose, age 25? [ ink smudged]
Meth, m, age ? [ink smudged.]
Mary , age ? [ink smudged]

Marriage: 24 Sep 1890, Marion Co, Iowa

3. vi. GEORGE HENRY ROSE, b. 25 Apr 1872, Monroe Co, Iowa; d. 01 Apr 1948, Monroe Co, Iowa.

Generation No. 2

2. THOMAS EZEKIEL5 ROSE (RICHARD4, EZEKIEL3, JONATHAN2, EZEKIEL1) was born 24 Feb 1856 in Marion Co, Iowa14, 15, and died 15 Jan 1954 in Bussey, Marion, Iowa. He married NANCY E STEPHENS 17 Mar 1878 in Marion Co, Iowa16. She was born Aug 1856 in Iowa18, and died 18 Jun 1945.

1885, Liberty Township, Marion Co, IA State Census page 1A
Lines 20-23
Thomas E. Rose, township 74, range 18, section 7, S.E. 1/4 N.E.1/4, age 29, farming
Nancy Rose, age 28
Sadie Rose, age 4
Seth Rose, age 2

1895, Liberty Township, Marion Co, IA State Census p. 575
Lines 21-27, all b. Marion Co. & no religious affiliation
T.E. Rose, age 39,
Nancy Rose, age 38,
Myrtle, age 14
Seth, age 12
Lena, age 10
Ruth, age 7
Dwight, age 4

1900 Liberty Township,Marion County, Iowa
pg. 173A; 19 June 1900 ; line 19

Rose, T.E. [Thomas Ezekiel.], head, w,m, Feb 1856, 44,m 23,Iowa, Kentucky, Illinois, farmer
Rose, N.E. [Nancy E.], wife, w,f,Aug 1856,43,m 23,6,6,Iowa, Kentucky, Indiana
Rose, Myrtle, dau,w,f,Aug 1880,19, Iowa
Rose, Seth, son, w,m,Sept 1882,17,Iowa
Rose, Lena, dau,w,f,Mar 1885,15,Iowa
Rose, Ruth, dau,w,f,Sept,1887,12,Iowa
Rose, Dwight,son,w,m,Aug,1889,10,Iowa
Rose, Arminta, dau,w,f,June 1899,11/12, Iowa

1910 Census listed as Ezekiel Rose

The History of Marion County, Iowa
John W. Wright and W. A. Young, supervising eds. 2 vols. Chicago: S. J. Clarke Pub. Co., 1915.

Thomas E. Rose - page 11

Thomas E. Rose is a representative farmer of Liberty township, living on section 7. He was born on the adjoining section - the old homestead farm of the family - February 24, 1856, a son of Richard and Matilda (Glenn) Rose, the former a native of Kentucky and the latter of Brown county, Illinois. They were married in the latter district and as the years went on six children were added to the household, as follows: Thomas E., of this review; Catherine, who is the wife of Frank Williams, of Clay township, this county; Sarah, who gave her hand in marriage to Tim Gregory; Elizabeth, who died at the age of eighteen years; Charles I., who is a resident of Harvey county, Kansas; and George H., living on the old home place.

In October, 1855, the family home was established in Marion county, on a tract of land, two hundred and forty acres of which Mr. Rose had preempted a few years before. The father bent his energies to the development and improvement of the old home place and as they became old enough his sons assisted him in the farm work, and there Richard Rose passed away April 6, 1896, at the age of about seventy-five years, his birth having occurred June 1, 1821. His wife, who was born November 2, 1829, died in 1906, and they were laid to rest in Liberty cemetery. During the long years of their residence in this county they had become widely and favorably known and their memory is yet cherished by many. The father was a veteran of the Mexican war. He always carried on farming and stock-raising and his energy and determination enabled him to so successfully conduct his business that he provided a good living for his family. In politics he was a democrat and served as township trustee. He was much interested in public affairs, took a helpful part in advancing the welfare of the community and was among those who laid broad and deep the foundation upon which has been built the present progress and prosperity of the county. Both he and his wife were members of the Christian church and their lives constituted an example that any might well follow.

Thomas E. Rose was educated in one of the old-time log schoolhouses of the pioneer days and he shared with the family in all of the hardships and privations incident to pioneer life. He assisted in the arduous task of breaking the sod and developing new fields and as the years passed on his labors were attended with substantial success and brought to him the experience that enabled him to carry on his own farm work in a most capable manner. In March, 1884, he located upon his present place and is today the owner of two farms comprising one hundred and fifty-nine acres. He cultivates the cereals best adapted to soil and climate and also successfully engages in raising stock.

On the 17th of March, 1878, Mr. Rose was united in marriage to Miss Nancy E. Stephens, her parents being Cumberland and Sarah J. (Ridlen) Stephens, who came to this county in the '50s and spent the remainder of their lives in Liberty township. They had thirteen children, six of whom survive. To Mr. and Mrs. Rose have been born six children, as follows: Myrtle, who passed away in 1906; Seth; Lena, who gave her hand in marriage to Roy Sherman, of Oglesby, Illinois; Ruth, the wife of Worth Phelps, residing in Lyon county, Minnesota; Dwight; and Arminta.

Mr. Rose exercises his right of franchise in support of the men and measures of the democratic party but the honors and emoluments of office have had no attraction for him, as he has always preferred to devote his attention to his farming interests, with the result that success is now his in creditable measure and he ranks with the leading and representative farmers of the county.

1925 Liberty Twp, Marion Co, IA State Census
Book 97, lines 64-67

Rose, Thomas, m. w, 68. Father Richard Rose, deceased, b. KY, mother Marthie Glenn b. Illinois, deceased, m. Illinois
Rose, Nancy, f, w, 68. Father Cumberland Silvers, deceased, b. KY. Mother Serah J. Ridlin, deceased, b. Indiana m. Indiana
Rose, Seth, m,w,42,s Father Thomas E. Rose, mother Nancy Silvers
Rose, Arminta, f,w,25,s. Father Thomas E. Rose, mother Nancy Silvers

Funeral Announcement
The funeral services for THOMAS E. ROSE, who died at his home east of Attica, Iowa, on Friday, January 15, 1954, at the age of 97 years, 10 months and 21 days, will be held at the Bybee & Davis Funeral Home, Knoxville, on Tuesday, January 19, at 2 o'clock p.m., conducted by Rev. B.H. Finch, assisted by Rev. John Turner. Interment in Liberty cemetery.

Casket open at the Funeral Home from
1 to 2 p.m. Tuesday.

Knoxville Journal
Knoxville, Marion, Iowa
c. Jan 14, 1954

Life Story of-
Thomas Ezekial Rose was born Feb. 24, 1856 and died at his home near Bussey Jan. 15, 1954 at the age of 97 years 10 months and 21 days.
He was the eldest child of Richard and Matilda Glen Rose and lived his entire life in Marion County.
He was united in marriage to Nancy E. Stephens and his happy marriage continued for 67 years until the passing of Mrs. Rose on June 18, 1945.
Uncle Zeke, as he was so familiarly known, was always interested in public affairs though he never sought an office.
After retiring from active farming, reading was his hobby, but due to cataracts for a few months he was unable to read, but at the age of 96 had surgery, and was able to read again.
Besides an aged brother, Charles of Newton, Kans.; he leaves Seth and Arminta in the home, Dwight of Des Moines, Mrs. Worth Phelps, Amiret, Minn; Mrs. Oral Bassett, Milan, Mich; and Mrs. Roy Sherman, also several grandchildren and great grandchildren and a host of friends.
Funeral services were held at the Bybee and Davis Funeral Home Jan. 19 at 2 p.m. conducted by Rev. B.H. Finch, assisted by Rev. John Turner. Interment was in Liberty Cemetery.

Burial: 19 Jan 1954, Liberty Cemetery, Marion Co, IA

Marriage: 17 Mar 1878, Marion Co, Iowa18

i. MYRTLE6 ROSE, b. Aug 1880, Marion Co, Iowa; d. 27 Dec 1906.

Notes for MYRTLE ROSE:
Knoxville Journal
Knoxville, Marion, Iowa
December 28, 1906


Myrtle, eldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Zeke Rose, residing 1 miles east of Attica, died at her home yesterday morning, Dec. 27, of consumption, aged 24 years. She had been sick for the past 7 years and in a serious condition for the past 11 months. Deceased was a niece of Mrs. J.T. Gregory, of this city, and of Mrs. Ruth Lowman of Bussey. She leaves father, mother, two brothers and three sisters. The funeral services will be held at Liberty church at 11:30 today. Interment in Liberty cemetery.

Burial: Liberty Cemetery, Marion Co, IA

ii. SETH ROSE, b. 28 Sep 1882, Marion Co, Iowa19; d. 10 Mar 1974, Knoxville, Marion, Iowa.

Notes for SETH ROSE:
WWI Draft Reg Card
Address: RR1 Bussey, Marion, Iowa
Age 35, Dob: Sept 28, 1882
Nearest Relative: T.E. Rose [father]
Short, medium build, blue eyes, brown hair

Lockridge Times; Lockridge, Jefferson Co, IA; September 15, 1928:



- Miss Arminta Rose and brother Seth of Marion County spent the week end at the Thos. Litton home.

- George Smith and family, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Metcalf, Thos. Litton and family, Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Kessel of Fairfield, Miss Arminta and Seth Rose of Marion County were entertained at the Frank Smith home Sunday.

Knoxville Journal
Knoxville, Marion, Iowa
c. 10 March 1974

Services Yesterday for Seth Rose, 91
Funeral services were held yesterday (Wednesday) from Bybee & Davis Funeral Home for Seth Rose, 91, who died March 10 at Collins Memorial Hospital. Burial was in Liberty Cemetery.
A lifetime farmer in the Bussey area, he is survived by his sisters, Mrs. Lena Sherman of Knoxville and Mrs. Rita Bassett of Saline, Mich.

More About SETH ROSE:
Burial: Liberty Cemetery, Marion Co, IA

iii. LENA ROSE, b. 31 Mar 1885, Marion Co, Iowa; d. 22 May 1983, Knoxville, Marion, Iowa; m. R.C. SHERMAN, 24 Dec 1905, Marion Co, Iowa.

Notes for LENA ROSE:
Funeral Card

In Memory of

March 31, 1885
Marion County, Iowa

Entered Into Rest
May 22, 1983
Knoxville, Iowa

Services Held At
Tracy United Methodist Church
Tracy, Iowa
Tuesday, May 24 at 11:00 a.m.

Rev. Dana Wimmer
Rev. M.H. Mooberry

Final Resting Place
Bethel Cemetery

Jerry Zager, Director

More About LENA ROSE:
Burial: Bethel Cemetery, Marion, Iowa

More About R.C. SHERMAN and LENA ROSE:
Marriage: 24 Dec 1905, Marion Co, Iowa

iv. RUTH ROSE, b. Sep 1887, Marion Co, Iowa; m. DILLINGSWORTH PHELPS, 20 Feb 1910, Marion Co, Iowa.

Marriage: 20 Feb 1910, Marion Co, Iowa

v. DWIGHT ROSE, b. Aug 1889, Marion Co, Iowa; d. 15 Jan 1963, Des Moines, Polk, Iowa; m. AGATHA ESTELLA SMITH, 20 Oct 1915, Marion Co, Iowa.

Burial: Liberty Cemetery, Marion Co, IA

Marriage: 20 Oct 1915, Marion Co, Iowa

vi. ARMINTA ROSE, b. 07 Jun 1899, Attica, Monroe, Iowa; d. 02 Mar 1971.

Knoxville Journal
Knoxville, Marion, Iowa
March 3, 1971

Services for Arminta Rose
Funeral services for Aminta M. Rose, who died March 2 at West Ridge Manor Nursing Home, were held March 5 from Bybee & Davis Funeral Home with burial in Liberty Cemetery. Rev. Kermit Gladfelder officiated.
Pallbearers were Leo Rose, Don McCay, Delno Pearson, Herbert Cline, Leonard Langstrast and Alfred Christensen Jr. Mrs. John Peters, organist accompanied Mrs. Max Harsin, soloist.
Arminta Merle, daughter of Thomas E .and Nancy Stephens Rose, was born June 7, 1899 on the farm near Attica where she spent her entire life. She attended Attica schools and graduated there in 1920. She and her brother operated the farm and she was active in 4-H and Farm Bureau. She was preceded in death by her parents; sister Myrtle; and brother Dwight.
Surviving are one brother, Seth; three sisters, Mrs. Lena Sherman of Tracy, Mrs. Ruth Phelps of Slayton, Minn; and Mrs. Areta Bassett of Saline, Mich.

Burial: Liberty Cemetery, Marion Co, IA

3. GEORGE HENRY5 ROSE (RICHARD4, EZEKIEL3, JONATHAN2, EZEKIEL1) was born 25 Apr 1872 in Monroe Co, Iowa20, and died 01 Apr 1948 in Monroe Co, Iowa. He married MARY JANE HAMMOND 22 Apr 1898, daughter of JACOB HAMMOND and NANCY BEARD. She was born 07 Sep 1877 in Liberty Twp, Marion, Iowa20, 21, and died 14 Sep 1957 in Knoxville, Marion, Iowa.

The History of Marion County, Iowa
John W. Wright and W. A. Young, supervising eds. 2 vols. Chicago: S. J. Clarke Pub. Co., 1915.

George H. Rose - page 87
George H. Rose, living on section 6, Liberty township, was born on the farm which is still his home, his natal day being April 25, 1872. His parents were Richard and Matilda (Glenn) Rose. In his youthful days he worked in the fields when not busy with his text-books, his education being acquired in the public schools. He early became familiar with the best methods of tilling the soil and caring for the crops and he has engaged in general farming and stock-raising throughout his entire life. He keeps Durham cattle for his own use and he has other good grades of stock upon his place. The farm comprises two hundred acres of rich and arable land practically all cleared and under cultivation. He has made many improvements upon the farm, erecting all of the present buildings save the residence. The barns and outbuildings are substantial and give ample shelter to grain and stock and modern farm machinery and implements are used in the development of the fields. It was in 1904 that Mr. Rose purchased two hundred acres of the old homestead from the other heirs and since that time he has occupied and cultivated the farm.

On the 22d of April, 1896, Mr. Rose was united in marriage to Miss Jennie Hammond, a daughter of Jacob and Nancy (Beard) Hammond. A sketch of the father, a retired agriculturist residing in Clay township, appears on another page of this work. Mr. and Mrs. Rose have four children, as follows: Glenn, who was born February 18, 1899; Irma whose birth occurred on the 29th of July, 1900; Velma, whose natal day was February 27, 1907; and Merle, born August 12, 1909. The family is well known throughout Liberty township and this part of the county and Mr. and Mrs. Rose have a large circle of warm friends, while the hospitality of the best homes if freely accorded them.

In politics Mr. Rose is a democrat and gives to his party stalwart allegiance but does not seek nor desire office. On the contrary, he concentrates his efforts and energy upon the further development and improvement of his farm with the result that he has made it one of the valuable properties of this section of the state.

1925 Liberty Twp, Marion Co, IA State Census
Book 97, lines 55-59
Rose, George H, m,w,52. Father Richard Rose, deceased, b. KY. Mother Marthie Glenn b. Ilinois, m. Illinois
Rose, Jessie, wife, f, w, 48 b. Iowa. Father Jacob Hammond b. Ohio, deceased. Mother Nancy Beard b. Ohio m. Iowa
Rose Velma, dau., f,w,17
Rose, Merle, son, m,w,15
Rose, Leo G, son, m,w,1

The funeral services for GEORGE H. ROSE, who died at the Collins Memorial Hospital, Knoxville, on Thursday, April 1, 1948, at the age of 75 years, 11 months and 6 days, will be held at the Bybee & Davis Funeral Home, on Saturday, April 3, at 1:30 o'clock p.m. conducted by Rev. B.F. Finch. Interment in Liberty cemetery.

Casket open at the Funeral Home
from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Saturday.

Knoxville Journal
Knoxville, Marion, Iowa
c. 1 April 1948

George H. Rose
George H. Rose, son of Richard and Matilda Glenn Rose, was born April 25, 1872, on the farm of his parents who had entered their land from the government about 100 years ago, and where he had lived all his life with the exception of a short time.
The deceased was married to Mary Hammond of the same community, April 22, 1898. During the fifty-two years of their wedded life, they wree blessed with three sons, Glenn, Merle and Leo, and two daughters, Irma Rankin and Velma Moore. These with their wives and husbands, four grandsons and two granddaughters, with the widow survive. Two brothers, T.E. Rose and L.I. [sic- C.I.] Rose are also surviving. Three sisters preceded him in death.
During a revival held by Rev. Gray at Attica several years ago, the deceased was converted and lived a consistent Christian life all through the years.
George, as he was familiarly known, had suffered a severe illness for several years. All that medical skill and kind loving care could do was given him but on April 1, 1948, he quietly passed away at the Collins Memorial hospital, in Knoxville, at the age of 75 years, 11 months and 6 days.
Those attending the funeral, from a distance, were C.I. Rose of Newton, Kans., Mr. and Mrs. Dick Rose of Heston, Kans., Mr. and Mrs. Sammy Cooley, Centralia, Mo., and O.B. and Herman Hammond, of Bethany, Mo.
Funeral services were held from Bybee & Davis funeral home, Saturday afternoon, at 1:30 o'clock conducted by Rev. B.F. Finch, and interment was made in the Liberty cemetery.

Burial: 03 Apr 1948, Liberty Cemetery, Marion Co, IA

1930 Census listed as M. Jane

Knoxville Journal
Knoxville, Marion, Iowa
c. Sep 14, 1957

Life Story of-
Mary Jane Hammond, daughter of Jacob and Nancy Beard Hammond, was born Sept. 7, 1877, about eight miles east of Knoxville and lived her entire life in Marion County being active in the church and community work as long as her health would permit.
She died at Collins Memorial Hospital in Knoxville, Sept. 14, 1957 at the age of 80 years and 7 days.
On April 22, 1896 she was married to George Rose and to this union five children were born, Glen Rose near Attica, Mrs. Irma Rankin near Pleasantville, Mrs. Velma Moore and Merle Rose of Bussey, Leo Rose near Bussey, 8 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren. Her husband died April 1, 1948 and also three brothers and one sister preceded her in death.
She leaves one sister, Mrs. Umbra Cooley of Centralia, Mo., two brothers, Herman Hammond, of New Hampton, Mo., O.B. Hammond of Knoxville and other relatives.
Funeral services were held Sept. 17 from Bybee & Davis Funeral Home.

Burial: Liberty Cemetery, Marion Co, IA

Marriage: 22 Apr 1898

Children of GEORGE ROSE and MARY HAMMOND are:
i. GLENN6 ROSE, b. 18 Feb 1899, Bussey, Marion, Iowa22; d. 25 Nov 1969, Hamilton, Marion, Iowa; m. MARY ELIZABETH HARVEY, 06 Apr 1921, Knoxville, Marion, Iowa23; b. 08 Jun 1898, Knoxville, Marion, Iowa23; d. 02 Mar 1990.

Notes for GLENN ROSE:
Knoxville Journal
Knoxville, Marion, Iowa
c. November 25, 1969

Services for Glen Rose
Funeral services for Glen Rose, who died Nov. 25 at his home on Route 1, Hamilton, were held Nov. 26 from Williams funeral home with Rev. Robert Aitken officiating. Burial was in Graceland cemetery.
Casketbearers were Galen White, Bernard Cline, Wesley Harvey, Lee nossaman, Marvin Bsnscoter and Worth Rankin Jr. Larry Goemaat was organist. Flowers were arranged by Mary Louise Roush and Velma White.
Glen, son of George H. and Mary Jane Hammond Rose, was born Feb. 18, 1899 at Bussey. He was united in marriage to Mary Elizabeth Harvey on April 6, 1921. He was a member of the Attica United Methodist Church. His parents preceded him in death.
Surviving are his wife, Mary; two sons, Harold Randall and Richard Lee of the Attica area; two brothers, Merle of Bussey and Leo of Norfork, Ark; and two sisters, Mrs. Worth Rankin of Pleasantville and Mrs. Ray Moore of Knoxville.

More About GLENN ROSE:
Burial: Graceland Cemetery, Marion Co, Iowa

Knoxville Journal-Express
Knoxville, Marion, Iowa
7 March 1990

Mary E. Rose
Services for Mary Elizabeth Rose, 91, of Knoxville, who died March 2, 1990 at Griffin Nursing Home, were held March 5 at Evans-McCleery Funeral Home.
Interment was in Graceland Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Dennis, Ronald, Don and Darl Rose, Terry Lambirth and Doug Phipps.
Mrs. Rose was born on June 8, 1898, at Knoxville, the daughter of Wesley and Eva Busenburg Harvey.
She attend Rising Star Country School.
On April 6, 1921, at Knoxville, she married Glen Rose.
She was a homemaker and a long time member of the Attica United Methodist Church.
She was preceded in death by her husband; her parents; three brothers; one sister; and two great-grandchildren.
She is survived by two sons, Randol and Richard, both of Knoxville; seven grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and three sisters, Effie Harvey of Knoxville, Edith Nossaman of Leighton, and Ethel Benscoter of Oskaloosa.

Burial: Graceland Cemetery, Marion Co, Iowa

Marriage: 06 Apr 1921, Knoxville, Marion, Iowa23

ii. IRMA ROSE, b. 29 Jul 1900, Iowa24; d. Aft. 1990; m. WORTH RANKIN.
iii. VELMA ROSE, b. 27 Feb 1907, Marion Co, Iowa; d. 04 Apr 2001, Knoxville, Marion, Iowa; m. RAY B MOORE, 17 Mar 1929; d. 1982.

Notes for VELMA ROSE:
Funeral services for Velma B. Moore, 94, of Knoxville, who died on Wednesday, April 4, at Knoxville Area Community Hospital, were held on Saturday, April 7, at Bybee & Davis Funeral Home. Rev. Samuel Subramanian officiated at the services. Music was provided by Jim Kidder, organist and Katie Davis, vocalist.

Interment was at Greenlawn Cemetery in Bussey. Casketbearers were Dan Zager, Maja Clayton, Worth Rankin, Jr., Max Rose, Scott Zager and Ray Bertrand.

Velma was born on February 27, 1907, on the family farm near Attica, the daughter of George Henry Rose and Mary Jane (Hammond) Rose. She graduated from Attica High School with the class of 1925.

She married Ray B. Moore on March 17, 1929. They lived on a farm east of Bussey. In 1952 Velma and Ray sold the farm and moved to Bussey. They operated a restaurant on the Knoxville square from 1958 to 1960. In 1967 the couple moved to Knoxville to work for Bybee & Davis Funeral Home until 1977. For the last few years Velma had lived at the West Ridge Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.

She enjoyed baking and cooking for her family and friends and always had enough for one more at the table.

Velma and Ray were not able to raise a family of their own, but they became a mother and father, and grandmother and grandfather to many people who adopted them as part of their family.

Velma was a member of the Bussey United Methodist Church and had been a long time member of the Bussey Women's Club.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband Ray in 1982; infant daughter, Donna Mae; three brothers, Glen, Merle, and Leo Rose; and a sister, Irma Rankin.

She is survived by five nephews, Worth Rankin of Pleasantville, Dick and Randall Rose of Knoxville, Dave Rose of Caufield, Mo. and Max Rose of Fayetteville, Ark.; a niece, Mary Earney of Texas; her adopted family, Jerry and Judy Zager of Knoxville and their children, Scott Zager, Barb Zager, Mike Zager, Larry Bertrand, Maja Clayton, Ray Bertrand and Dan Zager, and many other family members and a host of friends.

Memorials may be made to the Bussey United Methodist Church.

Arrangements were made by Bybee & Davis Funeral Home.

Knoxville Journal Express, April 13, 2001

More About VELMA ROSE:
Burial: Greenlawn Cemetery, Bussey, Marion, Iowa

Marriage: 17 Mar 1929

iv. MERLE ROSE, b. 12 Aug 1909, Iowa 24.
v. LEO V ROSE, b. Abt. Nov 1918, Iowa; d. 28 Nov 1990; m. DOROTHY SWAN, 01 Apr 194525.

Notes for LEO V ROSE:
Knoxville Journal-Express
Knoxville, Marion, Iowa
15 Dec 1990

Leo V. Rose
Services for Leo V. Rose, 72, of Mountain Home, Ark., who died Nov. 28, were held Dec. 1 at the Kirby Funeral Home Chapel.
Rev. Paul Huskey officiated at the services.
Leo V. Rose was born to May Jane Hammond Rose and George Rose on Dec. 20, 1917 near Attica on the Rose farm.
He graduated from Attica School. He married Dorothy Swan on April 1, 1945 and the couple moved to Arkansas in 1958 where they owned and operated Roses Trout Dock and Motel until 1981.
Dorothy and Leo had three sons, Ray, David and Max. Ray was killed June 2, 1973.
Leo was very active in his community and was always helping someone in need.
Leo is survived by his wife Dorothy, two sons, David and Max, four grandchildren, and two sisters, Irma Rankin and Velma Moore of Knoxville.

Marriage: 01 Apr 194525


1. Obit.
2. Illinois Statewide Marriage Index.
3. Obit.
4. 1900 Liberty Twp, Marion Co, IA Federal Census, DOB: Nov 1837.
5. Obit.
6. Iowa WPA Records.
7. Illinois Statewide Marriage Index.
8. Obit.
9. Pioneer Certificate Application.
10. Obit.
11. History of Marion Co, Iowa; 1915.
12. Obit.
13. Pioneer Certificate Application.
14. 1900 Liberty Twp, Marion Co, IA Federal Census.
15. Obit.
16. Return of Marriage License.
17. 1900 Liberty Twp, Marion Co, IA Federal Census.
18. Return of Marriage License.
19. WWI Draft Registration Card.
20. 1900 Liberty Twp, Marion Co, IA Federal Census.
21. Obit.
22. 1900 Liberty Twp, Marion Co, IA Federal Census.
23. Obit.
24. History of Marion Co, Iowa; 1915.
25. Obit.

Reformatted by Al Hibbard 5 Oct 2013