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3. Frederick ROSE 2,29,30,31 (William1) was born about 1754 in , Granville County, North Carolina 31,32 and died before 12 January 1820 in Eatonton, Putnam County, Georgia.31,33

General Notes: 4) His son, Washington Rose applied for temporary letters of administration of his will (loose papers, Putnam County, GA, State Archives, Atlanta, GA)

Noted events in his life were:

Anecdote: Named as an heir in his father's will, 1 December 1768, , Granville County, North Carolina. 25 He was to receive 300 ac on Nap of Reeds Creek and certain stock to be delivered to him at 21 years of age (this statement indicates that he could have been born no sooner than, 2 Dec 1747, as he was not yet 21 years of age on 1 Dec 1768).

Military: He served as a soldier in the Revolution, 1776-1782, , Granville County, North Carolina. 44

He purchased 250 ac on both side of Know pf Reeds Creek, adjacent to inherited property, from Richard Caswell on 24 September 1779 in , Granville County, North Carolina. 45

Anecdote: He appears as a tithable in his own household, 1780, , Granville County, North Carolina. 45

Anecdote: He appears as a tithable in his own household, 1782, , Granville County, North Carolina. 45

Anecdote: Frederick was paid for military service during the Revolution, 10 June 1783, , Granville County, North Carolina. 46

Anecdote: He paid taxes on 550 acres and 1 poll, 1785, , Granville County, North Carolina. 47

Frederick ROSE sold 100 ac on both side Nap of Reeds Creek to Zachariah Wilborn in , Granville County, North Carolina on 16 June 1785.

Frederick ROSE sold 150 ac on the waters of Nap of Reeds Creek to Howel Mangum in , Granville County, North Carolina on 7 October 1785.

Anecdote: He paid taxes on 350 ac., 1786, , Granville County, North Carolina. 47

Anecdote: He paid taxes on 300 ac., 1790, , Granville County, North Carolina. 47

Frederick ROSE sold 300 ac on both sides of Nap of Reeds Creek to James Meadows in , Granville County, North Carolina on 24 November 1790.

Military: He appeared on the muster of the Georgia State Militia under Capt. Tully Choice, 1793, , Hancock County, Georgia. 49

He resided in Greene County, Georgia, in the portion that became Hancock County. in 1793 in , Hancock County, Georgia. 50

Anecdote: He was named as an heir in his mother's will, 25 March 1795, , Granville County, North Carolina. 51

Anecdote: He participated in the Georgia Land Lottery, but drew a blank., 1803, , Hancock County, Georgia. 48

Anecdote: 141.5 ac on the waters of Rooty Creek were seized for a debt owed to the estate of William Hurt., 1 December 1815, , Putnam County, Georgia. 22,48 Howell Rose, Frederick's son, was the highest bidder.

He had an estate probated as an intestate administration on 12 January 1820 in , Putnam County, Georgia. 52

Anecdote: He was awarded 490 ac in the Georgia land lottery, posthumously., 18 October 1820, , Hancock County, Georgia. 52 He died before the drawing could be held. The land, located in Appling County, was considered to be poor quality for cultivation. The heirs never improved it and eventually sold it 20 December 1845.

Frederick married Mary WASHINGTON,29,53,54,55 daughter of Rev William WASHINGTON and Tabitha REEVES, about 1780 in , Granville County, North Carolina 31.,34 Mary was born about 1758 in , Granville County, North Carolina 56 and died after 1796 in , Putnam County, Georgia.56

Noted events in her life were:

Alt Birth: Abt 1758, , Granville County, North Carolina.

She had a residence in 1791 in , , Georgia. 57

Anecdote: She was named as an heir in his father's will., 23 June 1796, , Hancock County, Georgia. 47

Anecdote: She witnessed a codicil to her father's will, 12 August 1799, , Hancock County, Georgia. 58

Children from this marriage were:

   9 M    i. Ephraim ROSE 59,60 was born about 1781 in , Granville County, North Carolina 60,61 and died on 26 July 1869 in , Phelps County, Missouri.61

General Notes: 1) "They had ten children." - Eunice Brooks Freese, William Rose of Surry County, Virginia, p. 86.

Noted events in his life were:

He received as a bequest He was to receive 1/3 of the proceeds of the sale of 500 ac. in Tennessee, from his grandfather's estate on 15 October 1799 in , Hancock County, Georgia. This 500 ac was the remaining half of the bounty land that his grandfather had received as heir of Etheldred Washington, a fifer during the Revolution.

He purchased Participated in Georgia Lottery of Creek Indian land in 1803 in , , Georgia. 47

Ephraim married WHITE 60.,61

+ 10 M    ii. Dr. Pleasant W. ROSE 62,63,64,65 was born about 1782 in , Granville County, North Carolina 64,66 and died on 26 December 1839 in , Harris County, Texas.62,63

   11 M    iii. John ROSE 42,65 was born about 1784 65,67 and died about 1866.

Noted events in his life were:

Anecdote: He was to receive 1/3 of the proceeds from the sale of 500 ac, in Tennessee, from the estate of his grandfather, William Washington, 15 October 1799, , Hancock County, Georgia. 58 This property was the remaining half of the bounty land received by William Washington as heir to Etheldred Washington, a fifer in the Revolution.

   12 M    iv. Frederick ROSE, Jr 31,68 was born about 1786 in , Granville County, North Carolina 66 and died before 1867 in , Butler County, Alabama.68

+ 13 M    v. Capt. William Pinckney ROSE 53,69,70,71,72,73,74 was born on 24 April 1787 in , Granville County, North Carolina,75 died on 22 January 1850 in , Harrison County, Texas,76 and was buried in Scottsville Cemetery, Harrison County, Texas.70

   14 M    vi. Col. Howell ROSE 42,78,79,80,81 was born on 24 March 1788 in , Granville County, North Carolina 42,79,80,81,82 and died on 20 September 1866 in , Coosa County, Alabama.83 Another name for Howell was Howel ROSE 49.,79

General Notes: 1) "His family moved to Greene County, Georgia, in 1790. Hancock County was formed from Greene County in 1793; Putnam from Hancock in 1807. Owing to the poverty of his parents, Howell Rose received in Putnam County, Georgia, only a limited education. He worked as an overseer for awhile and then became a planter and a merchant in Eatonton. He must have studied law in his spare time as he became a lawyer and was elected a senator to the first legislature held in Alabama in 1819." - Eunice Brooks Freese, William Rose of Surry County, Virginia, p. 143.

2) "His great energy and common sense made him a marked man in the community and he was elected a senator to the first legislature of the state which convened in Huntsville, Alabama, in 1819. For twenty years thereafter, Col. Rose, as he was thenceforth called, devoted his energies to the increase of his private fortune and apart from his possessions in Autauga and Lowndes Counties, became an extensive land owner in Coosa County, which then embraced much of the present Elmore County. From 1843-1847, he represented Coosa County in the general assembly. He died testate at Wetumpka in 1866. There were no children born of this union." - Eunice Brooks Freese (quoting Thomas M. Owen's Dictionary of Alabama Biography, p. 1462), William Rose of Surry County, Virginia, p. 144, 145.
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Although there were several Roses enumerated in Coosa County in both 1850 and 1860, Howel(l) Rose is the only slave-holder whose name appears on the slave schedule in either of those years.

1840 US Census, Autauga County, Alabama, p. 18a, line 10 - a Howell Rose's name appears in the list of heads of household, but NO members of a family are enumerated, not even the head of household - only dots across the page appear in each category, including slaves.

Noted events in his life were:

He had a residence after 1790 in , Greene County, Georgia. 84

His occupation was shown as Merchant and lawyer after 1807 in Eatonton, Putnam County, Georgia. 84

He was named guardian of Howell Rose received property for William Washington from the estate of William Washington, Sr. on 2 September 1811 in , Putnam County, Georgia. This was the property in Tennessee which had been dedicated to the care and maintenance of William Washington, Jr., in his father's estate. Howell Rose obtained possession of it from the executors of the estate of William Washington, Sr.

He was named guardian of The county court named Howell Rose as guardian of William Washington on 2 September 1811 in , Putnam County, Georgia.

He was named guardian of Pleasant White was the ward of his uncle Howell Rose. on 5 July 1813 in , Putnam County, Georgia. Howell Rose was actually the cousin of Pleasant White.

Col. Howell ROSE sold 343 ac on Rooty Creek to Thomas Respass in , Putnam County, Georgia on 25 March 1816. Land held and sold jointly by Howell Rose and Washington Rose.

He immigrated from Putnam County, Georgia after 25 March 1816 to , Autauga County, Alabama. 88 Upon removing to Autauga County, Alabama, Howell Rose established a plantation about 3 miles west of Wetumpka.

He was elected as Senator/First Legislature Of Alabam in 1819 in , Autauga County, Alabama. 89

He was employed between 1843 and 1847. 88 Represented Coosa County In The General Assembly

His occupation was shown as Farmer in 1850 in , Coosa County, Alabama. 79,84

His occupation was shown as Planter in 1860 in , Coosa County, Alabama. 80,89

He signed a will on 23 July 1866 in , Coosa County, Alabama. 90,91 He named, as heirs, his wife Maria, Col. L. P. Saxon, Wm T Hatchett, Benjamin Trimble, and all nephews and nieces (unnamed).

Howell married Maria M BRYANT,79,80,92,93,94 daughter of William BRYANT, on 23 August 1813 in , Chesterfield County, Virginia 42,79,80.,84 Maria was born about 1798 in , , Kentucky 79,81,95 and died before 10 December 1873 in Wetumpka, Elmore County, Alabama.96 They had no children.

Noted events in her life were:

She had an estate probated on 10 December 1873 in , Elmore County, Alabama. 97

Alt Birth: Place of birth reported on 1860 census, 1898, , , Virginia. 80

+ 15 M    vii. Washington ROSE 98,99 was born on 22 February 1792 in , Greene County, Georgia,100 died on 1 November 1849 in Eatonton, Putnam County, Georgia,101,102 and was buried in Pine Grove Cemetery, Putnam County, Georgia.103

   16 F    viii. Mahala ROSE 31,68 was born about 1794 in , Hancock County, Georgia 66 and died before 1867 in , , Alabama.68

Mahala married John ZUBER 31,66 on 8 September 1811 in , Putnam County, Georgia 31.,66 John was born about 1780.

   17 F    ix. Amy ROSE 31,68 was born about 1796 in , Hancock County, Georgia 66 and died in , , Arkansas.104

Noted events in her life were:

She had a residence in , , Arkansas. 66

Alt Birth: Alt. Birth, Abt 1793.

Alt Death: Alt. Death, Bef 1867. 31

Amy married BREWER 31.,66 BREWER was born about 1790.

Noted events in his life were:

He had a residence in , , Arkansas. 66

5. Winnefred ROSE 2,27 (William1) was born about 1756 in , Granville County, North Carolina.27 Other names for Winnefred were Winnefred ROSE, and28 Winneyfred ROSE.23

Noted events in her life were:

Anecdote: She was named as an heir in her father's will., 1 December 1767, , Granville County, North Carolina. 25

Winnefred married Stephen MERRITT 5,27 on 1 July 1771 in , Granville County, North Carolina.27 Stephen was born about 1750.

Noted events in their marriage were:

Alt Marriage: Alt. Marriage, 1771, , Granville County, North Carolina. 5

The child from this marriage was:

   18 M    i. Ephriam MERRITT was born about 1775.

6. William ROSE, Jr. 2,36,37 (William1) was born in 1757 in Tar River, Granville County, North Carolina,38 died on 12 February 1835 in , Whitley County, Kentucky,39,40 and was buried in Cane Creek Cemetery, Whitley County, Kentucky.38

General Notes: 1) Pension application from Whitley County, KY, November 19, 1833.

2) "Directions to the graves of John Rose and his wife are provided by Chester Rose: Go east from Campton, on the Bert Comb's Mountain Pkway, exit at State Rte. 191, Hazel Green exit, turn right, or south, go exactly .4 four tenth of a mile. On the left side of the Road, about 300 feet from the road, are 2 barns. At the south west corner of the first barn are the graves." - William and Amy (Langston) Rose Family Report, Christine Rose, Rose Family Association, p. 9. - I'm not sure if "John" Rose was a typo or not, this is listed under William Rose and Elizabeth Merritt's info.

Noted events in his life were:

He had a residence in Powell's Valley, , Tennessee. 38,39

Anecdote: He was named as an heir in his father's will, 1 December 1768, , Granville County, North Carolina. 25 He was to receive the lower tract of land on Nap of Reeds Creek known as "Smallwoods place," and certain stock to be delivered to him at age 21.

Military: He was commissioned an ensign, North Carolina line, Capt. Searcy, 1776, , , North Carolina. 41 Regiment Commanded By Col. Burton

Anecdote: He appears as a tithable in his own household, 1780, , Granville County, North Carolina. 45

Anecdote: He appears as a tithable in his own household, 1782, , Granville County, North Carolina. 45

He purchased 177 ac on south side of Tar River from John Mize in 1784 in , Granville County, North Carolina. 105

Anecdote: Paid taxes on 177 ac. and 1 poll, 1785, , Granville County, North Carolina. 45

Anecdote: He paid taxes on 177 ac., 1786, , Granville County, North Carolina. 47

He emigrated to Pendleton County, South Carolina about 1787 from , Granville County, North Carolina. 105

Anecdote: He was named as an heir in his mother's will, 25 March 1795, , Granville County, North Carolina. 51

He had a residence in 1817 in , Knox County, Kentucky. 38

He filed for a pension based on his military service during the Revolution. on 19 November 1833 in Cain Creek, Whitley County, Kentucky. He stated that he volunterred in the Spring of 1780, and except for a time he was needed at home in December 1780, he served through December 1781. It was verified that he had served for 1 year and 8 mos, total.

Will Dated: 18 January 1835, , Whitley County, Kentucky. 60

William married Elizabeth MERRITT,107,108 daughter of Ephraim MERRITT and Agnes RAGLAND, on 10 March 1774 in , Granville County, North Carolina.41 Elizabeth was born in 1758,40,41 died in 1857,38 and was buried in Ben Rose Cemetery, Whitley County, Kentucky.38

Marriage Notes: 1) "The original marriage bond indicates that 2 has been written over a 4. This explains why the record is often incorrectly read as 1772." - Eunice Brooks Freese, William Rose of Surry County, Virginia, p. 83.

2) Pension application says they were married 1774.

Noted events in her life were:

She filed for a pension based on her husband's military service. in 1835 in , Whitley County, Kentucky.

Children from this marriage were:

   19 F    i. Nancy ROSE 60,110 was born about 1774 in , Granville County, North Carolina.110

   20 M    ii. Hutson "Hudson" ROSE 60 was born about 1775 in , Granville County, North Carolina.110

+ 21 F    iii. Anna ROSE was born about 1776 in , Granville County, North Carolina.110

   22 F    iv. Christina ROSE was born about 1778 in , Granville County, North Carolina.61 Another name for Christina was Christiana ROSE 59.,60

Noted events in her life were:

She had a residence in , Whitley County, Kentucky. 61

Christina married John McKIDDY.60

   23 M    v. William ROSE 40,111 was born on 1 December 1780 in , Granville County, North Carolina.112

General Notes: See attached sources.

Noted events in his life were:

Alt Birth: 1 December 1780. 40

William married Anne.

William next married Frances BURCH.60

William next married Nancy GREEN.60

   24 F    vi. Mary "Polly" ROSE 61 was born in August 1781.61

Polly married Solomon BENNETT.60

   25 M    vii. Benjamin Merritt ROSE 60 was born on 19 May 1793 in , Pendelton District, South Carolina 60,61 and died on 9 October 1890 in , Whitley County, Kentucky.61 Another name for Benjamin was Benjamin ROSE 59.,60

Benjamin married Elizabeth POWERS 60,61 on 2 September 1820 in , Whitley County, Kentucky.61 Elizabeth was born on 4 August 1800 in Cumberland Gap, ., Virginia 61 and died on 26 November 1895 in , Whitley County, Kentucky.61

   26 F    viii. Amy ROSE 59 was born in 1794 in , Pendelton District, South Carolina.61 Another name for Amy was Anny ROSE.60

Noted events in her life were:

Alt Birth: Alt. Birth, Abt 1790.

Alt Birth: Alt. Birth, 1794, Powell's Valley, , Tennessee. 61

Amy married Mike BENNETT.60

   27 F    ix. Elizabeth ROSE 59,60 was born about 1796.61

Elizabeth married Omas BENNETT.109

+ 28 M    x. Ephraim ROSE 113,114 was born on 9 August 1799 in , Granville County, North Carolina 66 and died on 7 February 1848 in Clear Fork, Whitley County, Kentucky.31

   29 F    xi. Patty ROSE 60 was born before 1804 60 and was buried in , Pendelton District, South Carolina.60

8. Howell ROSE 23,42 (William1) was born about 1762 in , , North Carolina 42 and died after 7 January 1811 in , Mecklenburg County, Virginia. Another name for Howell was Howel ROSE 115.,116

General Notes: 1) "Howel Rose seemed to stay in debt." - Eunice Brooks Freese, William Rose of Surry County, Virginia, p. 91.

2) "No heirs have been identified." - Eunice Brooks Freese, William Rose of Surry County, Virginia, p. 93.

3) Pay voucher for Revolutionary War: State of North Carolina, June 10th, 1783, #295.

Noted events in his life were:

Death Fact: No record of his death had been found. 117 He disappears after 1812.

Alt Birth: Alt. Birth, Abt 1762, , Granville County, North Carolina. 43

Anecdote: He was named as an heir in his father's will, 1 December 1768, , Granville County, North Carolina. 25 The land and plantation whereon William Rose resided, with the stipulation that Howell's mother will have use of the plantation during her lifetime, and it should revert to Howell at her death.

Anecdote: He appears as a tithable in his own household, 1780, , Granville County, North Carolina. 45

Anecdote: He appears as a tithable in his own household, 1782, , Granville County, North Carolina. 45

Military: Captain of Militia, Abt 1783, , Granville County, North Carolina. 118

Anecdote: He paid taxes on 248 ac. and 1 poll, 1785, , Granville County, North Carolina. 47

Howell ROSE sold 300 ac on waters of Tar River, to Barnett Pulliam in , Granville County, North Carolina on 18 June 1785.

Howell ROSE sold 75 ac called Rose's Mill, on the north side of Tar River, to George Elliot in , Granville County, North Carolina on 9 August 1785. Amy Drewry signs with him.

Howell ROSE sold 80 ac on the south side of Tar River to Simon Clement, Sr. in , Granville County, North Carolina on 6 March 1793.

Anecdote: Howel Rose last appears on the tax rolls, 1794, , Granville County, North Carolina. 119

Anecdote: Howel Rose first appears on tax list, 1795, , Mecklenburg County, Virginia. 121 He pays taxes in Mecklenburg every year through 1812.

He immigrated from Granville County, North Carolina, after his marriage to Mary Pulliam Willis in 1795 to , Mecklenburg County, Virginia. 122

Anecdote: He was named as an heir in his mother's will, 25 March 1795, , Granville County, North Carolina. 123

Anecdote: He served as an appraiser for the estate of John Hayes., 16 November 1796, , Mecklenburg County, Virginia. 121

He purchased property in May 1798 in , Granville County, North Carolina. 124

He purchased 200 ac from John Matthews on 4 May 1798 in , Granville County, North Carolina. 121

Howell ROSE sold 230 ac previously purchased from John Matthews to Rowland Gooch in , Granville County, North Carolina on 14 June 1801. Matthews joined in the sale as a co-grantor.

Anecdote: He gave security for a debt owed to Thomas Brame, 13 March 1803, , Mecklenburg County, North Carolina. 125

He was involved in a court case about goods and chattels owed his brother Frederick on 13 January 1806 in , Mecklenburg County, Virginia. 125 Frederick was awarded $496.00

He witnessed a deed certain slaves through a deed of trust to William and Bennett Marshall in , Mecklenburg County, Virginia on 6 December 1806. This was to secure a bond.

He was involved in a court case about the distribution of the real property belonging to the heirs of William Willis in September 1810 in , Mecklenburg County, Virginia. 126

Howell ROSE sold 110 ac on waters of Little Bluestone Creek to John G. Baptist in , Mecklenburg County, Virginia on 7 January 1811.

He purchased 110 ac. on the waters of Little Bluestone Creek from Robert Marshall, et al. on 7 November 1811 in , Mecklenburg County, Virginia. 126 Bounded by Philip Lockett, Benjamin R. Pulliam, and said Rose.

Howell married Rebecka EASTWOOD.42

The child from this marriage was:

   30 M    i. Anderson ROSE 128 was born about 1784.128

Anderson married Mary PURYEAR 128 in 1804.128 Another name for Mary was POLLY.

Howell next married Mary PULLIAM,129,130 daughter of Benjamin PULLIAM and Margaret BRUCE, on 19 February 1795 in , Granville County, North Carolina.43 Mary died before 20 December 1830 in , Mecklenburg County, Virginia.

Noted events in their marriage were:

Alt Marriage: Alt. Marriage, 18 February 1795, , Granville County, North Carolina. 131

Alt Marriage: Alt. Marriage, 19 February 1795. 42

Noted events in her life were:

Anecdote: Mary posted bond to administer the estate of William Willis, deceased, 9 April 1793, , Mecklenburg County, North Carolina. 120

Mary PULLIAM sold dower rights to 110 ac on Little Bluestone Creek to John G. Baptist in , Mecklenburg County, Virginia on 13 May 1811. She was unable to come to court, so two commissioners visited her home to question her apart from her husband as to her desire.

She had an estate probated by Benjamin Pulliam, her half-brother, who was named administrator on 20 December 1830 in , Mecklenburg County, Virginia. 117

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