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William and Elizabeth (???) Rose

William Rose was born in Virginia in about 1730. William Rose was deeded 400 acres of land in Brunswick County, Virginia, part of the land originally deeded to his father by his grandfather, William Rose. William's wife was named Frances at this time, and appears on the record with him in the sale of this land he had received by deed from his father in 1754. In 1763 they left Brunswick County and bought a tract of land in Surry County described as being on the south side of Johnchehawkins swamp. They moved to North Carolina in 1784. William was a planter.

William married twice. First, he married Frances (???) in approximately 1750/51. To this union four known children were born: 1. William Jr. 3. John 3. Benjamin 4. Samuel

William married a second time in about 1764 to Elizabeth (???) Harrrison, a widow. To this union one know son was born: 1. James, born in 1770 2. Benjamin, born August 1965 3. Elizabeth, born after January 1768

Click here to read an abstract of William Rose's Will.

The Roses of Surry County, Virginia
North Carolina Archives
William Rose of York and Surry Counties Virginia