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William John Rose
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Birth: Apr. 26, 1826
Pittsburgh
Allegheny County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Apr. 11, 1871
New York, USA

No marker. Grave is first one left of William Irwin Mustin or two right of Agnes Farquer Irwin. Date of death is interment. He married Mary Lee Mahon daughter of Dr. David Nelson Mahon of Carlisle, PA. William and Mary lived in Carlisle and were the parents of five children. Youngest daughter Frances Neill Rose married Col. James Walker Benet (both buried at Arlington National Cemetery). The Benets would visit Carlisle with their children Laura, William Rose and Stephen Vincent. Mary's other children included Elizabeth Neill Mahon Rose, Agnes Mary Rose, William John Rose, and David Mahon Rose. The son of William John Rose, Lt. Col. William Watts Rose is buried in Arlington National Cemetery.

William studied at Western University (U of Pittsburgh) and then at Heidelberg University in Germany. He was a linguist and was associated with the US State Department. At the outbreak of the Civil War his family relocated from DC to Pittsburgh for the duration. In 1864 the family relocated to Philadelphia along with William's mother Agnes Irwin (Rose) Mahon..

Original listing by Dr James M Owston transferred 4/18/11 and replaced by this one.

 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  William Rose (1801 - 1825)
  Agnes Mary Irwin Mahon (1805 - 1889)
 
 Spouse:
  Mary Lee Mahon Rose (1831 - 1916)
 
 Children:
  Elizabeth Neill Rose (1851 - 1929)*
  William John Rose (1851 - 1937)*
  Agnes Mary Rose (1853 - 1873)*
  Frances Neill Rose Benet (1860 - 1940)*
 
 Siblings:
  William John Rose (1826 - 1871)
  Agnes Irwin Mahon (1834 - 1929)**
  Irwin Mahon (1835 - 1921)**
  Frances Everallyn Irwin Mahon (1837 - 1866)**
  James D Mahon (1840 - 1872)**
  Mary Duncan Mahon Lee (1842 - 1929)**
  Sophie Irwin Mahon (1844 - 1900)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Allegheny Cemetery
Pittsburgh
Allegheny County
Pennsylvania, USA
Plot: 19-16-6
 
Created by: Wagondrussel
Record added: Apr 17, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 68511935
William John Rose
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William John Rose
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