Turpin Wright Rose

Turpin Wright Rose

Birth
Seaford, Sussex County, Delaware, USA
Death 16 Nov 1898 (aged 73)
Odessa, New Castle County, Delaware, USA
Burial Odessa, New Castle County, Delaware, USA
Memorial ID 7735388 · View Source
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Turpin Wright Rose, son of Truman and Mary (Tull) Rose, was born in Seaford, Delaware, Nov. 16, 1825. (see Henry L Rose,
David C Rose) He married in Wilmington, Delaware, Jan. 29, 1849, Mary Morgan, daughter of Daniel and Harriett (Anderson) Morgan, of Kent County Delaware. The Rev. Mr. Kennard officiating.

Mr. Rose was a carpenter and builder, which occupation seemed to be handed down in the Rose family. This was an important profession in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries as the builders were their own architects. Turpin Rose settled in Odessa after his marriage, where he carried on his business successfully for many years. He and his brother built many of the finest buildings in the town and surrounding country. He took an active part in town affairs, was Town Commissioner, an office elected for two years, 1874-75; 1876-77; 1880-81; 1885-86; 1887-88. (Sharfs History p. 1006) He was a director of the Odessa Loan Association, incorporated Feb. 19, 1885. He was a member of St Pauls M E Chuch, Odessa. Mr. Rose was a member of the fifth Delaware Infantry, Company K. He was on guard duty at Fort Delaware and was at Harpers Ferry. He died Nov. 16,1898 and is buried at St. Pauls ME Churchyard, Odessa.

Children of Turpin W. and Mary Morgan Rose from the family bible in possesion of Miss Molly Rose, Odessa, Delaware, 1938:

1. Arthur Alvin, born, Dec. 16, 1849
2. Alonzo, born, Sept. 11, 1853
3. Irvin, born Oct. 16, 1855, married Lillian A. Tatman, Sept. 16, 1882
4. Mary, born, Dec. 1, 1857
5. Charles Everett, born, May 17, 1860, married Mary Louise Webb Jan. 20, 1902
6. Ida, born, Mar. 12, 1862, married William Evans Apr 12, 1894
7. Henry, born Feb. 29, 1868, married Elizabeth N Price Oct 24 1901

From "Rose Genealogy" as written by Alvin Rose


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  • Maintained by: Catgray
  • Originally Created by: Russ Pickett
  • Added: 4 Aug 2003
  • Find a Grave Memorial 7735388
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Turpin Wright Rose (16 Nov 1825–16 Nov 1898), Find a Grave Memorial no. 7735388, citing Old Saint Pauls Church Cemetery, Odessa, New Castle County, Delaware, USA ; Maintained by Catgray (contributor 47063919) .