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Below is a family biography included in the History of Allegheny County, Pennsylvania published in 1889 by A. Warner & Co.   These biographies are valuable for genealogy research in discovering missing ancestors or filling in the details of a family tree. Family biographies often include far more information than can be found in a census record or obituary.  Details will vary with each biography but will often include the date and place of birth, parent names including mothers' maiden name, name of wife including maiden name, her parents' names, name of children (including spouses if married), former places of residence, occupation details, military service, church and social organization affiliations, and more.  There are often ancestry details included that cannot be found in any other type of genealogical record.

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J. H. ROSE, merchant, Homestead, was born March 3, 1860, in Pittsburgh, a son of Henry Rose, a native of Germany, and a well-known glassworker in Pittsburgh. He received his education in the public and German schools of Pittsburgh, and later was a nailcutter. He soon entered on a mercantile career, clerking for various firms until he had a thorough knowledge of the grocery business. In September, 1885, he opened a grocery in Homestead, where he is a successful business man. He married here Adela Hayden, and their union has been blessed with two children — Cortula and Stewart Rose. Mr. and Mrs. Rose are members of the G. L. Church of Pittsburgh, South Side. He is a member of the I. O. O. F. and I. O. H., of which latter he is a past officer, and is a republican.

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This family biography is one of 2,156 biographies included in the History of Allegheny County, Pennsylvania published in 1889 by A. Warner & Co.

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