Harold Rose , 1949

Ruth Ettie, Martha Jane and Harold Rose
Harold /Rose/
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"My Aunt Jane was killed in the plane crash.(Martha Jane) There was no infant. Her husband Harold Rose was the pilot and they had flown to Hutchinson, KS to visit my grandmother's sister. They were on their way back to Marshall, when the plane ran out of gas."

[Ruth Forsythe Robinson: 12/2005]


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Age 31

Harold was born in Edgar County, Illinois to Clarence Rose and Unknown Mother. He married Martha Jane Forsyth.

Harold was a Garage Mechanic in Marshall, Illinois.

He and his wife Jane and Jane's mother, Ettie were killed in a plane crash. Harold was piloting the plane when it went down near Buffalo, Dallas County, Missouri after running out of fuel. They had flown to Hutchison, Kansas and were returning home to Marshall, Illinois.

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Martha Jane Forsythe Rose (1917 - 1949)

Forsythe Cemetery
Clark County
Illinois, USA

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Created by: Elizabeth
Record added: Apr 16, 2009
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Martha's obituary appeared in the The Terre Haute Tribune, Tuesday, 10 May 1949, page 2. It reads:

Marshall, IL - Joint funeral services for three well-known residents of Marshall killed in a plane crash Sunday at buffalo, MO, will be held at the Marshall Methodist church at 2 o'clock Wednesday afternoon.

Rev. H. J. Kemp and Rev. John E. Evans will officiate, and burial will be in Forsythe cemetery, north of here. Bodies of the victims, Mrs. Etta Forsythe, 74 years old; her daughter, Mrs. Martha Rose, 31 years old, and son-in-law, Harold Rose, 31 years old, arrived here and were taken to the Marrs Funeral Home. They will remain at the funeral home until 12:30 o'clock Wednesday afternoon, at which time they will be taken to the chuch for services at 2 o'clock.

Mrs. Mary Ward, 43 years old, Chicago, another daughter of Mrs. Forsythe, was reported as resting well in a hospital at Springfield, MO.

Mrs. Ward, a passenger in the plane, suffered two broken arms and is reported as suffering from shcok as a result of the accident.

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Ruth Ettie, Martha Jane and Harold Rose
Ruth Ettie, Martha Jane and Harold Rose