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Martin L. Rose 1817-1897


Posted By: Merllene Andre Bendixen (email)
Date: 12/8/2010 at 21:59:06

Old Mr. Rose is very sick with pneumonia at the home of his daughter, Mrs. C. P. Turner. (Estherville Democrat, Estherville, IA, December 1, 1897)

Frank Rose, of Butler county, was called here on account of the sickness of his father. (Emmet County Republican, Estherville, IA, December 2, 1897)

Died – At the home of his daughter, Mrs. C. P. Turner, yesterday afternoon, Dec. 1st, Mr. M. L. Rose, aged 79 years and 11 months. Funeral services will be held this afternoon at 2 o’clock from the M.E. church. Three sons, A. D. and Henry of this city, and Frank of Butler county, and two daughters, Mrs. C. P. Turner, of Estherville and Mrs. Miller, of Rudd are left to mourn the death of a kind and indulgent father. Obituary notice will appear next week in the Republican. (Emmet County Republican, Estherville, IA, December 2, 1897)

The funeral of Martin L. Rose Thursday was held in the M.E. church of this city and the remains followed to the cemetery by a large concourse of sympathizing friends. The deceased was 80 years of age at the time of his death and had made his home with his sons and daughter in this city for the past five years. (Estherville Democrat, Estherville, IA, December 8, 1897)

Martin L. Rose was born in Oneida county N.Y. Dec. 31st, 1817. February 18th, 1841 he was united in marriage to Harriett H. Johnson who died in this city two years ago. In 1851 he went west and settled in Illinois; from there he moved to Missouri, then to Wisconsin and in 1884 settled in Iowa, in which he has since resided. Five children survive the deceased. Mrs. C. P. Turner, Henry and A. D. Rose, reside in Estherville, and son Fred and daughter Mrs. Miller in Butler county. He has been a consistent member of the M.E. church for over twenty years. He was kind hearted, generous to a fault and a man who made friend wherever he went. His sickness was brief and death peaceful, occurring as stated last week, the first of December at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Turner, from which place the funeral services were held, conducted by his pastor. The body was laid to rest by the side of that of his wife in the West Hill cemetery. (Emmet County Republican, Estherville, IA, December 9, 1897)

Note: Cemetery records state date of birth as 1818


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