Article taken from book "Prominent Tennesseans”

Rose. John Wesley, County Court Clerk of Claiborne County, Tennessee. Mr. Rose was first elected to the office of County Court Clerk in August, 1902 and has been re-elected seven times since then, having served longer in this office than any of his predecessors. His tenure of office has been continuous since since 1902 except for four years, 1914-1918.  Mr. Rose is one of most widely and well-known people in his section of the state.  He has rendered many years of service to the people of his county in many ways other than his official duties, having taken an active part in all civic and political affairs and has for many year been regarded as one of the political leaders in section of the state. Prior to his election to office, he was engaged in the mercantile business at Lone Mountain for a period of fifteen years and for many years was engaged in the lumber business. He is now engaged in farming and dairying, having one of the largest dairies in his county. He was born in Grainger County, Tennessee on April 16, 1866, of Scotch-Irish descent.

His parents were Thomas Wesley and Nancy Mariar Jackson Rose; his father was a timberman and a merchant. His paternal grandparents were ( John) and Nancy Rose; maternal grandparents were James and Anne McDaniel Jackson. (Buried next to his wife Nancy M. Jackson. Bingham Cemetery, Claiborne Co., Tennessee)

Educated in the Public schools of Claiborne County. Member of the Baptist Church; a Democrat; Mason; T.O.O.F.  He was first married to Miss Lucy Lane who died on June. 9, 1918 and he later married Miss Ida Hodges on August. 15, 1924.  He is the father of three children by his first marriage: Pearly, John Houston and Nancy; and two by his second marriage: John Wesley Jr. aged 12, and Edna May, born April 6, 1929, who died May 9, 1936.


1910 United States Federal Census

about John W Rose Name: John W Rose [John W Rose] Age in 1910: 43 Estimated birth year: abt 1867 Birthplace: Tennessee Relation to Head of House: Head Father's Birth Place: Tennessee Mother's Birth Place: Tennessee Spouse's name: Lucy Home in 1910: Civil District 1, Claiborne, Tennessee Marital Status: Married Race: White Gender: Male Neighbors: View others on page Household Members: Name Age John W Rose 43 Lucy Rose 42 William Lane 25 Nancy Lane 23 Ernest Rose 6 Paris Standifer 24

1920 Claiborne County Census

Rose J.W. Head 53 Rose Earnest Son 15 Meyers G.M. Brother-in-law 39 Meyers Laura Sister 32 (It goes to the next page on the census and list Sterling Robert Robinson's children as his own
- What happened to Sterling and Lizzie Shultz Robinson? Was this a missing census page or what?) Robinson, Ben Henry Son 15 (known as Heydad) Robinson, Bob Son 13 Robinson, Schultz Son 11

1910 Claiborne County Census

Name: Benjamin F Schultz Age in 1910: 68 Estimated birth year: abt 1842 Birthplace: Tennessee Relation to Head of House: Head Father's Birth Place: Tennessee Mother's Birth Place: Tennessee Home in 1910: Civil District 1, Claiborne, Tennessee Marital Status: Widowed Race: White Gender: Male Neighbors: View others on page Household Members: Name Age Benjamin F Schultz 68 William B Schultz 18 Josie G Schultz 14 Sterling R Robinson 30 Lizzie W Robinson 25 Ben H Robinson 6 Robert B Robinson 4 Schultz C Robinson 2

Thomas Wesley and Nancy had the following Children:

John W. Rose Sr. (above)
Benjamin F. Rose (below)
George W. Rose
James H. Rose
William Rose
Charles B. Rose
Nancy J. Rose
Laura B. Rose

Octber 26, 2001
Peggy,
Thomas Wesley Rose & Mariah Jackson: are "Big Pap/Black Tom" & Mammy Rose (they had 6 sons, then 2 daughters... i have a pix & dates for those). Their #2 son, Ben F & Eva Lelia Lane: are Grandpa & Granny Rose (180 descend) (they had 11 children, and 26 grandchildren: #2=SamB Sr, whose #1=my 90yr old mother (the oldest living Rose, in the BF-line...) was 2nd oldest of the 26 grandchildren.

 

Laura
laurapoohga@aol.com

 

Phamann Epperson’s 1st sp. Martin Hipsher left for the Civil War, she then had an affair with her neighbor Thomas Wesley Rose who fathered 4 children with her that went by the SURNAME: Hipster but are really by blood ROSE. No one ever found out what happened to Thomas Wesley Rose during the War. It is assumed that he died. No one ever found his body or where he died.

Contact: Janet McPherson
email: mcph2499@aol.com

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