|Birth: ||Mar. 22, 1723|
|Death: ||Sep. 25, 1781|
Justus Rose, Dea., Sept. 25, 1781, in 58th y. GR1 [Dea. Justice [dup. Justus]. PR6]
Justus Rose, the fifth son of Jonathan and Abigail, was born 22 March 1723/24, at Durham, Middlesex, Connecticut, and died September 25, 1781 in Granville. He was named a deacon in the Congregational Church on 3 Feb 1757. Before 1749, he married Deborah Barlow, daughter of James Barlow Jr. and Mary Harmon. She was born 14 November 1729, in Suffield, Hartford, Connecticut, and died 2 June 1810, in Granville, Hampden, Massachusetts.
They lived in East Granville, Massachusetts and had seven Sons and four daughters, viz: Levi, Gad, Deborah, Triphena. Reuben, Justus Jr., Timothy, Lemuel, Mabel, Rhoda and Hiram. Deborah married Stephen Spelman, and settled in Granville, Massachusetts, Triphena married Jesse Miller, Mabel married Jesse Thrall and settled in Rutland, Vermont, and in 1819, in Granville, Ohio, Rhoda married Enoch Graves, and settled in Granville, Ohio.
There is a family story that states that one of his horses was ridden by Paul Revere on his famous ride. It is known that he served as a "Minute Man" along with 5 of his sons: Levi, Gad, Justus II, Timothy, and Lemuel.
He died at the age of 58, and his estate was divided between his widow and their older sons. The younger children were placed in the guardianship of the husband of their oldest child, Stephen Spelman. Stephen's older brother, Aaron Spelman was married to a Elizabeth Rose sister of Justus Rose. After Elizabeth and Justus died, Aaron married his widowed sister-in-law, Deborah (Barlow) Rose.
Justice was buried in the West Cemetery, Granville Center.
Note: In 1812 the name of the county in which Granville was located was changed from Hampshire to Hampton, Mass.
Jonathan Rose (1679 - 1767)
Deborah Barlow Spelman (1729 - 1810)
Deborah Rose Spelman (1752 - 1822)*
Reuben Rose (1758 - 1783)*
Justus Rose (1760 - 1849)*
Main Road Cemetery
Created by: James Faasen
Record added: Feb 21, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 65939096