William Rose. Among the first settlers of this county were the parents of the subject of this notice, John M.
and Evaline Rose, the former a native of Woodstown, N. J., and the latter of Butler county, Ohio. They were married
in March 1831, and removed to this county in September, 1832. They had eight children, of which only two lived
to attain the age of manhood, Richard and William. Both Mr. and Mrs. Rose died very suddenly, the former on May
4, 1866, aged 67 years, and the latter Sept. 9, 1862, aged 51 years. Richard is now living in Cass county, Mich.
William, the subject of this sketch, was born Sept. 9, 1832, and was married Nov. 30, 1854, to Mary A. Barnes,
daughter of John E. and Harriet (Trit) Barnes, natives of Maryland. Their children are: Frank A., born July 15,
1855; Schuyler C., born Feb. 22, 1860.; Lillian B., born Oct., 5, 1866. Frank A. was married to Mary Bond, May
23, 1878. They have one child, They are living on his father's farm. Mr. Rose obtained his education in the common
schools of the county. Has traveled through the West a great deal, and visited numerous tribes of Indians. His
politics are Republican; he was formerly a Whig. He has 73 acres of land on sec. 35, valued at $80 per acre; P.
O., South Bend.
History of St. Joseph County, Indiana
Chas. C. Chapman & Co., Publisher
St. Joseph County
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