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Born in Spring Hill Township, Johnston, North Carolina, USA on Apr 1848 to Mark Rose and Sally Keen. Matthew married Zilpha Bass and had 8 children. He passed away on 2 Dec 1902 in Wilson, North Carolina, USA.
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Surname meaning for "Rose"
English, Scottish, French, and German: from the name of the flower, Middle English, Old French, Middle High German rose (Latin rosa), in various applications. In part it is a topographic name for someone who lived at a place where wild roses grew, or a habitational name for someone living at a house bearing the sign of the rose. It is also found, especially in Europe, as a nickname for a man with a ‘rosy’ complexion. As an American surname, this name has absorbed cognates and similar-sounding names from other European languages.