William Adam ROUSH

William Adam ROUSH

Male 1871 - Abt 1952  (80 years)

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  • Name William Adam ROUSH  [1
    Born 16 Jan 1871  Chillicothe, Livingston, Missouri, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Ancestor Interest MEDIUM 
    Census 2 Jun 1880  Trenton, Grundy, Missouri, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • 1) Frank Roush, white male, age 32, widower, born in Missouri, occupation day laborer, unemployed, cannot read nor write, born in Illinois.
      2) David H. Roush, white male, age 10, son, born in Missouri, both parents born in Illinois.
      3) William, white male, age 8, son, born in Missouri, both parents born in Illinois.
      4) Clara M. Roush, white female, age 4, daughter, born in Missouri, both parents born in Illinois.
    • Role: Household Member
    1880 US Census
    1880 US Census
    Census 1895  Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • Enumerated as William Rouse, age 22
    Census 21 May 1910  Bellair, Appanoose, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • 1) William Roush, head, male, white, age 41, married, able to read and write, born in Missouri, father born in Pensylvania, mother born in Illinois, (mother tongue English), third mariage, married two years, occupation miner.
      2) Nellie Roush, wife, white, age 20, born in Iowa, father born in Indiana, mother born in Iowa, (mother tongue English), able to read and write, married two years, birthed two children.
      3) Clyde Roush, age 3, born in Iowa, father born in Missouri, mother born in Iowa.
      4) Raymond Roush, age 10/12, born in Iowa, father born in Missouri, mother born in Iowa.
    At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.
    Census 1915  Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • Enumeraged as Will Roush. White male, born about 1873. Married. Born in Missouri; both parents born in Illinois
    Roush, Will - 1915 IA Census.jpg
    Roush, Will - 1915 IA Census.jpg
    Census 14 Jan 1920  Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    • 1) William Rouse, head, male, home owned (free), 1440 DIxon Street, white, age 48, married, not able to read or write, born in Missouri, father and mother born in United States, occupation teamster (garbage).
      2) Nellie Rouse, wife, white, age 31, able to read and write, born in Iowa, parents born in Iowa.
      3) Raymond, son, white male, age 10, attending school, able to read and write, born in Iowa, father born in Missouri, mother born in Iowa.
      4) Arthur Rouse, son, white male, age 8, attending school, born in Iowa, father born in Missouri, mother born in Iowa.
      5) Harold Rouse, son, white male, age 5, born in Iowa, father born in Missour, mother born in Iowa.
    1920 US Census
    1920 US Census
    Census 1925  Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • 1) William Rouse, white male, age 33, born in Missouri, residence place 1212 Dixon Street in Des Moines' Ward 7, head of household, married, owns home free, value of this home $500, attended rural school, highest reader completed 3rd.
      2) Nellie Rouse,whit female, age 36, attended grade school, completed 6th grade.
      3) Raymond Rouse, white male, age 15, single, attended high school, highest grade completed 10th, attending school.
      4) Arthur Rouse, white male, age 13, single, attending grade school, completed 4th grade
      5) Harold Rouse, white male, age 10, single, attending grade school, completed 4th grade
    1925 State Census
    1925 State Census
    Census 16 Apr 1930  Lee Township, Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    • living with his son William A. Rouse
    Descendant Interest MEDIUM 
    Name William Adam Rouse  [9
    Name William Rouch  [9
    _FSFTID L71Y-SJ9 
    _UID AE968C2EFC544CB1BB0606F423E9C9E2BDEA 
    Died Abt 1952  Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Laure Hill Cemetery, Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Person ID I94  Our Blended Family
    Last Modified 3 Apr 2017 

    Father Franklin ROUSH,   b. 4 Jan 1847, Naperville, DuPage, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 May 1926, Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Mother Angeline COONS,   b. Abt 1849,   d. Bef 1880  (Age ~ 30 years) 
    Married 19 Dec 1867  Wilmington, Will, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [11, 12
    Family ID F1398  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Hattie Jane SEE,   b. Abt 1873, Marshall, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1903, Des Moines, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 30 years) 
    Married 14 Jun 1893  Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [13, 14
    Rouse, William - See Marriage 1893.jpg
    Rouse, William - See Marriage 1893.jpg
    Children 
    +1. Anna May ROUSE,   b. 11 Mar 1894, Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jan 1961, Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)
    +2. Myrtle Armada ROUSH,   b. Abt 1898, Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 7 Feb 2017 
    Family ID F35  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Nellie Florence WAKEFIELD,   b. 28 Oct 1889, Plano, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Apr 2002, Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 112 years) 
    Married 1907 
    Census 21 May 1910  Bellair, Appanoose, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [15
    Census 14 Jan 1920  Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [16
    Census 1 Jan 1925  Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [17
    Divorced Bef 1930  [18, 19
    Children 
     1. George Raymond ROUSE,   b. 3 Jul 1909,   d. Aug 1985  (Age 76 years)
    +2. Arthur ROUSE,   b. 12 Jan 1912, Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Apr 1992  (Age 80 years)
     3. Harold ROUSE,   b. 11 Dec 1914, Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Mar 1993  (Age 78 years)
     4. Merle William ROUSE,   b. 16 Apr 1918, Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Nov 1918, , Polk, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
    Last Modified 8 Mar 2015 
    Family ID F1315  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Minnie BORNE,   b. 1898, Long Pine, Brown, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 14 Jul 1934  Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [20
    Last Modified 17 Apr 2016 
    Family ID F53  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 16 Jan 1871 - Chillicothe, Livingston, Missouri, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 2 Jun 1880 - Trenton, Grundy, Missouri, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 14 Jun 1893 - Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1895 - Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 21 May 1910 - Bellair, Appanoose, Iowa, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 21 May 1910 - Bellair, Appanoose, Iowa, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1915 - Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 14 Jan 1920 - Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 14 Jan 1920 - Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1925 - Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1 Jan 1925 - Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 16 Apr 1930 - Lee Township, Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 14 Jul 1934 - Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Abt 1952 - Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Laure Hill Cemetery, Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, United States Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
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    ggrandpa rouse.jpg
    William Adam Rouse
    Wm Rouse
    Wm Rouse
    William Rouse with daughter Mae and grandchildren, taken circa 1947
    Roush, Will - 1915 IA Census.jpg
    1915 IA Census

  • Sources 
    1. [S32] Mar - Iowa County 1838-1934, FamilySearch, ((http:/familysearch.org)), accessed 19 Jan 2015), Roy Thornton and May Roush, 15 May 1912; citing Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, United States, county courthouses, Iowa. (Reliability: 3).
      Name: Roy Thornton; Event type: Marriage; Event Date: 15 May 1912; Event Place: Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, United States; Age 27; Birthplace: Polk Co., Iowa; Father's Name: Morton Thornton; Mother's Name: Anna; Spouse's Name: May Roush; Spouse's Birth Year (Estimated): 1893; Spouse's Birthplace: Polk Co., Iowa; Spouse's Father's Name: Wm. Roush; Spouse's Mother's Name: Hattie Lee

    2. [S792] Social Security Applications and Claims Index, Social Security Administration, (\i Ancestry.com\i0  (www.ancestry.com : 2015)), entry for William Rouse, SS no. 484011258, accessed 5 Apr 2016 (Reliability: 3).
      William Rouse, male, white, birth date 16 Jan 1871, birth place Chillicothe, Missouri, father Franklin Rouse, mother blank.

    3. [S872] Missouri, Grundy County - 1880 - US Census, Missouri, Grundy, (http://www.ancestry.com: National Archives and Records Administration, 2010), T9, roll 688, Trenton, enumeration district (ED) 214, p. 407C, dwelling 29, family 30 (Reliability: 3).
      Frank Roush, white male, age 32, born in Illinois, occupation day laborer; David H. Roush, white male, age 10, born in Missouri, parents born in Illinois; William Roush, white male, age 8, born in Missouri, parents born in Illinois; and Clara M Roush, white female, age 4, born in Missouri, both parents born in Illinois.

    4. [S524] 1895, State Census, (Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc., 2003.).

    5. [S874] Iowa, Appanoose County - 1910 - U.S. Census, Iowa, Appanoose, (http://www.Ancestry.com: National Archives and Records Administration, 2006), T624, roll 390, Bellair, enumeration district (ED) 0012, p. 14A, dwelling 283 (Reliability: 3).
      William Roush, head, male, white, age 41, married, able to read and write, born in Missouri, father born in Pensylvania, mother born in Illinois, (mother tongue English), third mariage, married two years, occupation miner; Nellie Roush, wife, white, age 20, born in Iowa, father born in Indiana, mother born in Iowa, (mother tongue English), able to read and write, married two years, birthed two children; Clyde Roush, age 3, born in Iowa, father born in Missouri, mother born in Iowa; Raymond Roush, age 10/12, born in Iowa, father born in Missouri, mother born in Iowa.

    6. [S526] 1915, State Census, (Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc., 2007), Roll IA1915_405 (Reliability: 2).

    7. [S875] Iowa, Polk County - 1920 U.S. Census, Iowa, Polk, (http://www.ancestry.com: National Archives and Records Administration, 2010), T625, roll 509, Des Moines, enumeration district (ED) 160, p. 16A, dwelling 359 (Reliability: 3).
      William Rouse, head, male, home owned (free), white, age 48, married, not able to read or write, born in Missouri, father and mother born in United States, occupation teamster (garbage); Nellie Rouse, wife, white, age 31, able to read and write, born in Iowa, parents born in Iowa; Raymond, son, white male, age 10, attending school, able to read and write, born in Iowa, father born in Missouri, mother born in Iowa; Arthur Rouse, son, white male, age 8, attending school, born in Iowa, father born in Missouri, mother born in Iowa; Harold Rouse, son, white male, age 5, born in Iowa, father born in Missour, mother born in Iowa.

    8. [S367] 1920 Census IA Polk Co, David H. Roush (Reliability: 3).

    9. [S21] FamilySearch Family Tree (http://www.familysearch.org), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, ((http://www.familysearch.org)), accessed 3 Apr 2017), entry for William Adam Roush, person ID L71Y-SJ9. (Reliability: 3).

    10. [S780] Find A Grave, (http://findagrave.com: 2012), accessed 17 Apr 2016<, William A. Rouse (Reliability: 3).
      William A. Rouse 1873-1952.

    11. [S288] Rouse/Roush, Audrey Kotterman, (October 6, 2001), TMG Src#: 330., Audrey has a copy of the marriage license of Franklin Roush and Angeline Coons. (Reliability: 0).

    12. [S973] Illinois, Marriage Index, 1860-1920, Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., ((http://www.Ancestry.com : 2015)), accessed 14 Feb 2017), Franklin Roush. (Reliability: 3).
      Franklin Roush, male, marriage date 19 Dec 1867 in Will, Illinois, USA. Spouse's gender female.

    13. [S62] Polk County Marriages 1846-1866, Compiler: Pioneer Sons & Daughters Genealogical Society, (Iowa Genealogical Society, Des Moines, Iowa, 1983), TMG Src#: 108., Book 7, page 229 (Reliability: 1).

    14. [S876] Iowa Marriage Records 1880-1937, Iowa Iowa Department of Public Health, (http://Ancestry.com :2014.), Iowa, Marriage Records, 1923-1937," marriage certificate (1893), Wm. Rouse-Hattie J.See. (Reliability: 3).
      License No. 5634; date of license 6-14-1893; by whom affidavits is made: John See; groom Wm. Rouse, Des Moines, teamster; age next birthay 22 years old; color: white; race: German; number of groom's marriage: 1; born in Missouri; father Franklin Rouse; mother Ann Coons; brides name Hattie J. See; place of residence: Des Moines; age next birthay 19 years; color white; place of birth Iowa; father's name David See; mother's name Anna Lowell; married at Des Moines on June 14, 1893; witnesses Chas. & Ida McFadden; marriage performed by Rev. S.J. Geddes; marriage registered on 19 Aug 1893.

    15. [S525] 1910 Census IA Appanoose Co, TMG Src#: 557., William Roush (Reliability: 3).

    16. [S367] 1920 Census IA Polk Co, William Rouse (Reliability: 2).

    17. [S527] 1925 Census Wm Rouse, (1 Jan 1925), TMG Src#: 559., 212 Dixon Street (Reliability: 2).

    18. [S376] 1930 Census IA Polk Co, TMG Src#: 414., David H. Roush (Reliability: 3).

    19. [S376] 1930 Census IA Polk Co, TMG Src#: 414., Roy Yates (Reliability: 2).

    20. [S876] Iowa Marriage Records 1880-1937, Iowa Iowa Department of Public Health, (http://Ancestry.com :2014.), Iowa, Marriage Records, 1880-1937," marriage certificate 1389 (1934), W.M. Rouse-Minnie Murphy. (Reliability: 3), 17 Apr 2016.
      Full name of GROOM W. M. Rouse; place of residence: Des Moines, Iowa; occupation: labor; age next birthay 63 years, color white, race American; place of birth Livingston County, MO; father's name Frank Rouse; mother's name Angeline Koons; number of groom's marriage three; full name of BRIDE Minnie Murphy; maiden name if a widow Minnie Borne; place of residence Des Moines,Iowa; age next birthay 36 years; color white; race American; place of birth Long Pine, Nebraska; father's name M. Borne; mother's maiden name Lila Hubble; number of bride's marriage 2nd; witness to marriage Dellae McFadden and Mark Scott.


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