George Daniel ROSE Sr.
- Born: December 1, 1794, Hagerstown Washington Co Maryland
- Marriage: Catherine ZERBY
- Died: 1880, Koscuisko County Indiana at age 86
St. John's Lutheran Church record of marriage September 1817, Washington County, Maryland. One descendant says the story from George D., the son, was that his father lived with his mother's parents in Fredrick, Maryland, and learned the shoemaker's trade.
The 1844, La Porte County, Indiana school enumeration lists him, as does the 1850 and 1860 Kosciosco County, Indiana census. Information is from Nellie Rose, wife of the grandson of the subject, at 4026COLFAX AVE.DESMOINES IOWA,50317, and she lists burials in Carlisle Cemetary.
Biographies of Progressive Men of Kosciosco County, Indiana states that he died at age 85 in 1880. It also says that, "his father emigrated to the United States in 1793, when a lad of 2 years. Located first in Maryland and his father grew up and learned the jewlers trade, his residence being Georgetown. He lived there until his death. George D. reared in Maryland and put out to learn the shoemakers trade. After his appointment, he opened his own shop in Fredricksberg, Maryland, and remained there several years. While at Reading, Pennsylvania, he met Miss Catherine Zerby and soon after they were married."
George married Catherine ZERBY. (Catherine ZERBY was born in 1800 in Pennsylvania, died on February 11, 1874 in Carlisle Warren County Iowa and was buried in Carlysle Cem, Carlysle, Warren, Iowa.)