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An excerpt from www.HouseOfNames.com archives copyright © 2000 - 2016
Origins Available: French
Researchers have been unable to trace the origin of this Clan
to before 1155, as the Clan
apparently took no part in the ancient rebellion of the Moray Clans and therefore was not recorded as being transported by Malcolm IV (as many of their neighbors were). However, the answer may lie with a knight named Ros, of Ros, near Caen, who accompanied William the Conqueror and was given lands in 1069 in Kent
by the half brother of the Conqueror, Odo, Bishop of Bayeux. Those territories were either enlarged or acquired by a marriage to the heiress Mary Bosco. The Boscos were a noble Norman family. During that period of unrest many noble families moved northwards in the train of Margaret, King Malcolm Ceanmore's second wife, to escape the ponderous rule of William. Because of the tightly knit family connections of the Rose and the Bosco families, the origin seems quite certain.
The surname Rose was first found in Nairn
, in Kilravock County, Scotland
. The family settled in this area in 1282, when Hugh Rose of Geddes married Mary, daughter of Sir Andrew de Bosco. Mary Bosco was the heiress of the Bissets of Lovat. Hugh Rose was the son of the Hugh Rose of Geddes who witnessed a Charter in Beauly prior to 1219 and is the first recorded Chief of the Clan
. Hugh of Kilravock (the son) was one of the few who did not submit to King Edward I
in 1296. His son, William, captured Invernairn Castle for Robert the Bruce in 1306.
Spelling variations of this family name include: Rose, Roose, Ròs (Gaelic), Ròis (Gaelic) and others.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Rose research. Another 857 words (61 lines of text) covering the years 1390, 1460, 1474, 1492, 1715, 1562, 1598, 1745, 1634, 1704, 1684, 1689, 1675, 1679, 1647 and 1720 are included under the topic Early Rose History in all our PDF Extended History products
Another 229 words (16 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Rose Notables in all our PDF Extended History products
Some of the Rose family moved to Ireland
, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. More information about their life in Ireland
is included in all our PDF Extended History products
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Rose Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
- Mary, Samuel, and John Rose settled in Virginia in 1608
- Danyell Rose, aged 3, arrived in New England in 1634
- Darcas Rose, aged 2, landed in New England in 1634
- Daniel Rose who arrived in Virginia in 1635 along with Charles, Henry, and Thomas
- Barbara Rose settled in New England in 1635 along with Daniel, Elizabeth, Henry, and John with his wife and seven children
Rose Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
- Peter and Johanna Rose, who sailed to New York in 1708
- Cornelius Rose, who landed in Virginia in 1717
- Peter Rodolf Rose, who came to Georgia in 1734
- Anna Catherina Rose, who arrived in Georgia in 1737
- Richard Rose settled in Trepassey in 1753
Rose Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Andreas Rose, who landed in America in 1832
- Anna Rose, who landed in Texas in 1846
- Bernard Hendrik Rose, aged 28, arrived in New Orleans, La in 1846
- Aleita Rose, aged 27, landed in New Orleans, La in 1846
- Carl Rose, who arrived in New York, NY in 1850
Rose Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century
- John Rose settled in St. Mary's, Newfoundland in 1720
- John Rose was a constable of Ferryland district, Newfoundland in 1730
- Mr. Ezekiel Rose U.E. who settled in Eastern District [Cornwall], Ontario c. 1776
- Mr. Moses Rose U.E. who settled in Bastard [Rideau Lakes], Leeds and Greenville, Ontario c. 1776
- Mr. Daniel Rose U.E., (Donald) (b. 1757) born in Strath Nairn, Scotland from Tryon, New York, USA who settled in Niagara Falls [Stamford], Ontario c. 1781 he enlisted in 1777 serving in John MacDonell's Company then Joseph Brant's Volunteers, married to Jane having 10 children, he died in 1823
Rose Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century
- James Rose, aged 32, a smith, arrived in Saint John, NB aboard the ship "Trial" in 1833
- Margaret Rose, aged 25, arrived in Saint John, NB aboard the ship "Trial" in 1833
- David Rose, who landed in Canada in 1841
Rose Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
- Thomas Rose, English convict from Middlesex, who was transported aboard the "Ann" on August 1809, settling in New South Wales, Australia
- William Rose, English convict from Surrey, who was transported aboard the "Asia" on April 1st, 1822, settling in New South Wales, Austraila
- Thomas Rose, English convict from Worcester, who was transported aboard the "America" on April 4, 1829, settling in New South Wales, Australia
- James Rose, English convict from Berkshire, who was transported aboard the "Argyle" on March 5th, 1831, settling in Van Diemen's Land, Austraila
- James Rose arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Orleana" in 1840
Rose Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century
- James Rose, aged 26, a blacksmith, arrived in Nelson aboard the ship "Prince of Wales" in 1842
- Deborah Rose, aged 28, arrived in Nelson aboard the ship "Prince of Wales" in 1842
- John Rose arrived in Nelson aboard the ship "Prince of Wales" in 1842
- William Rose, aged 36, arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Westminster" in 1843
- Sarah Rose, aged 36, arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Westminster" in 1843
- Rusty Rose (1942-2016), American entrepreneur, owner of the Texas Rangers (1989-1997)
- Mr. Fred J. Rose, American 2nd Class passenger from New York, New York, USA, who sailed aboard the RMS Lusitania and survived the sinking
- Ralph Rose (1885-1913), American three time gold, two time sliver and one time bronze Olympic medalist for shot put, discus throw and hammer throw at the 1904 games
- Charles Grandison "Charlie" Rose III (1939-2012), American Democratic United States Congressman from North Carolina who served from 1973 to 1997
- Irwin A. Rose (b. 1926), American biologist awarded (with 2 others) the 2004 Nobel Prize in Chemistry
- Wesley Herman Rose (b. 1918), American president of Fred Rose Music, Inc., and a number of other companies in Nashville. He was named Country Music Man of the Year in 1963, and founded the Country Music Association (1958)
- Major General Maurice B Rose (1899-1945), Highly decorated American General awarded the Croix de Guerre during WWII
- Vincent Rose (1880-1944), American musician and band leader
- Pete Rose (b. 1941), American former Major League Baseball player and manager
- William Cumming Rose (1887-1985), American Biochemist who received the National Medal of Science
- Descendants of Robert Rose of Wethersfield and Branford, Connecticut: who came on the Ship Franc.
- in 1634 from Ipswich, England by Christine Rose.
- William Rose of Surry County, Virginia by Eunice Brooks Freese.
|Rose Clan Badge|
A clan is a social group made up of a number of distinct branch-families that actually descended from, or accepted themselves as descendants of, a common ancestor. The word clan means simply children. The idea of the clan as a community is necessarily based around this idea of heredity and is most often ruled according to a patriarchal structure. For instance, the clan chief represented the hereditary "parent" of the entire clan. The most prominent example of this form of society is the Scottish Clan system... MoreSepts of the Distinguished Name Rose
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The Rose Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Rose Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.
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