Benjamin Rose was my great-great-great grandfather through his youngest child, Vinson (Vincent) D. Rose. I have a great deal of information about various members of his family. I will post what I have on his immediate family. Benjamin Rose was born in 1775 in North Carolina. He married Mary Polly Stark, who was born in 1775 in North Carolina. Their children were: Benjamin Rose Jr. Born1797in North Carolina James Rose 1800 North Carolina Died 1830 in Tn PollyRose 1801 North Carolina Married John Elliot Dec 1825 in Knox Co., Tn.. Elizabeth Rose 1805North Carolina Berry Rose 27 Jan 1806 Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina . Married Martha Pope 23 Nov 1820 in Macon Co, Il. Berry bought government land just South of Decatur, Il in Macon Co., where he died in 1826.(I have much more on Berry and Martha) Vinson /Vincent D Rose was my great great grandfather. He was born 27 Jan 1820 in Tennessee and married Nancy Jane (Nanny) Winn. He died 16 Sep 1863 in Illinois.Vinson and Nancy had eight children. Our family records list him as Vinson D. although I have found several other postings using the spelling variant "Vincent".
My grandfather William Vincent Rose was born to them on 23 Jan 1873 in Mandeville, Carroll Co. Mo. He married my grandmother, Mary Emily James 30 Mar 1898. William Vincent Rose died 29 Jan 1930 from injuries received in an automobile accident. Both William Vincent and Mary Emily are buried in Milan Cemetery, Milan, Ks.
Much of my information is from various family sources. I will be happy to share what I have with anyone. E-mail me at firstname.lastname@example.org