Norman Kennedy Rose, Sr

1907

Norman was born on February 21, 1907, in Kershaw County to Adolphus Kennedy Rose and Roxie Alice Christmas Rose.

1910 Census Information:

According to the United States Census recording on April 18, 1910, Adolphus Rose (46) owned a farm in Wateree Township, South Carolina, also in the home was his wife, Roxie Rose (38) who was the mother of 10 children all of whom still survived. They shared their home with children, Maud Rose (17), Amelia Rose (15), Boykin Rose (13), Eva Rose (10), Allice Rose (8), Mamie Rose (6), Lena Rose (4), Norman Rose (3), Lillie Rose (5 months) and Clelly Rose (5 months). It was reported the family members were all born in South Carolina. Adolphus Rose was a farmer on a general farm.

1920 Census Information:

According to the United States Census recording on January 7, 1910, Adolphis K Rose (55) owned a farm in Wateree Township, South Carolina, also in the home was his wife, Roxie Rose (47), and children; Mellia Rose (24), Boykin Rose (23) Eva Rose (20), Allie Rose (18), Mamie Rose (16), Lena Rose (14), Norman Rose (12), Lellie Rose (10), Clelye Rose (10) and Louise Rose (7). It was reported the family members were all born in South Carolina. Adolphis K Rose was a salesman in a grocery store, Mellia Rose was a clerk in a dry goods store, and Boykin Rose was a mail carrier for rural delivery.

1930 Census Information:

According to the United States Census recording on May 9, 1930, Adolphus K Rose (66), owned a farm in Wateree Township, South Carolina, also in the home was his wife, Roxie A Rose (47). They reported themselves as having been married when he was 29 and she was 20. They shared with home with children; Allie M Rose (27), Norman K Rose (23), Clelye C Rose (20), Lely V Rose (20), Louise H Rose (17) and Lena B Ward (24) who was divorced; and grandchild, Randolph W Ward (2). It was reported the family members were all born in South Carolina. Adolphus K Rose was a farmer on a general farm, and Norman K Rose was a clerk at a grocery store.

1927

On October 2, 1927, Norman Rose was listed in the newspaper article, “Blaney.”

1928

On January 1, 1928, Norman Rose was listed in the newspaper article, “Blaney.”

1935

On December 1, 1935, Norman Rose was listed in the newspaper article “Holly-Rose.”

1940 Census Information:

According to the United States Census recording on May 12, 1940, Norman Kennedy Rose (33) rented a house in Blaney, Kershaw County, South Carolina, also in the home were his wife Elizabeth Holly Rose (30) and son, Norman Kennedy Rose (3). It was reported the family members were all born in South Carolina. Norman Kennedy Rose worked in the clerical department of a lumber company, while Elizabeth Holly Rose kept house and raised son, Norman Kennedy Rose, Jr.

1951

On August 9, 1951, Norman Rose was listed as a pallbearer in the obituary of Colie Blease Motley.

1958

On September 14, 1958, Norman Kennedy Rose, Sr. was listed in the newspaper article “Gebhart-Rose Marriage Announced.”

1974

Norman Kennedy Rose, Sr, 67, of 316 Rabon Road, died yesterday, March 28, 1974, in Providence Hospital.

Funeral services will be Saturday at 4 p.m. in Blaney Baptist Church conducted by the Rev. James W. Salter and the Rev. Dean S. Clyde. The body will be placed in the church at 3 p.m. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

Pallbearers will be nephews.

Born in Kershaw County, a son of the late Adolphus K. Rose and Roxie Christmus Rose, he was a member of Blaney Baptist Church and was retired manager of Farmer’s Supply at Elgin.

Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Roberta Rose; a son, Norman Kennedy Rose Jr. of Charlotte, N. C.; seven sister, Mrs. C. M. (Amelia) Flaherty Sr., Mrs. J. F. (Eva) Eddleman, Miss Allie Rose, Mrs. B. F. ( Louise) Whaley, Mrs. David (Lilly) Harrison, and Mrs. H. F. (Clelye) Murphy, all of Columbia, Mrs. Roger (Lena) Williams of Ogden, Utah; and a brother, B. K. Rose Sr., of Elgin.

Dunbar Funeral Home, Gervais Street Chapel, is in charge.

Pallbearers will be Frank Whaley, B. K. Rose Jr., Ferrell Rose, Luther Kelly, Norwood Kelly, C. M. Flaherty Jr. H. F. Murphy Jr. and Randolph Ward.

Obituary Information:

March 29, 1974  Columbia Record (published as The Columbia Record)  
Columbia, South Carolina
Page 22
March 29, 1974  Columbia Record (published as The Columbia Record)  
Columbia, South Carolina
Page 22

Tombstone Information:

Located in Blaney Baptist Church Cemetery
Elgin, Kershaw County, South Carolina, USA
Photo added by Yvonne Miller Vaughn
Located in Blaney Baptist Church Cemetery
Elgin, Kershaw County, South Carolina, USA
Photo added by Yvonne Miller Vaughn

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