Biography of Aaron F. B. Rose
Hancock County, OH Biographies

AARON F. BURSON ROSE, farmer, P. 0. Mount Blanchard. was born August 13, 1841, in Delaware Township, this county. His parents, John and Margaret (Berry) Rose, natives of Maryland and Virginia, respectively, and early settlers of Fairfield County, Ohio, located in Delaware Township, this county, in 1828, the former having previously entered a farm, in 1823, on Blanchard River, and this farm they then began to clear and improve. John Rose was a strong Whig, afterward a Republican; he was one of the early commissioners of this county, and for seventeen years he was treasurer of Delaware Township, this county; a man of wonderful energy and strength of character, he exerted a powerful influence over those with whom he associated; he was very firm in his temperance principles, which he exemplified by practice as well as precept. His wife died January 6, 1863, and he followed her March 21, 1883. in his ninetieth year. They were parents of the following named children: Joel B., deceased, at the age of twenty three years; James G., in Michigan; Mrs. Elizabeth Hall, in Carroll County, Mo.; Elias Y., in Howard County, Wis.; John A., in Carroll County, Mo.; Mrs. Sarah Eairleywine, deceased, at age of thirty three years; Amos H., in Carroll County, Mo.; Mrs. Amanda Elder, in Pike County,Mo.; two who died in infancy, and Aaron F. Burson. The subject of this sketch enlisted September 1, 1862, in the One Hundred and Eighteenth Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry, serving in the Army of the Cumberland and taking part in many of the memorable engagements throughout Tennessee, Georgia and vicinity. He received his discharge August 8, 1865, leaving an honorable record as a brave and faithful soldier, and on returning home he married, December 7, 1865. Miss Mary A. Roller. Our subject and wife now own and occupy the old homestead farm of 167 acres of well improved land; this farm has never been out of the Rose family's possession since it was first entered. Mr. and Mrs. Rose have eight children: John M., Elmer W., Hettie J., William R., Samuel E., Arthur K., Perry B. and Maggie E. Our subject is an enthusiastic Republican and takes a deep interest in public affairs. He is at present trustee of Delaware Township, a position he has filled for three years.

History of Madison County, Ohio
Published by: Warner, Beers and Company
Chicago, Illinois 1886

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