Person:Richard Rouse (1)

Richard Alfred Rouse
m. 3 Mar 1836
  1. Frances Marion Rouse1839 - 1916
  2. Richard Alfred Rouse1842 - 1933
  • HRichard Alfred Rouse1842 - 1933
  • WLouisa Wells1843 - 1912
m. 9 Feb 1865
  1. Edward Rouse1866 - 1937
  2. Artis W. Rouse1867 - 1903
  3. Zalmond Green Rouse1868 - 1922
  4. Genis Ord Rouse1871 - 1937
  5. Richard A. Rouse, Jr1874 - 1929
  6. Louisa Rouse1876 - 1902
  7. Minnie Bell Rouse1877 - 1962
  8. Columbus Rouse1879 - 1939
  9. Granville Rouse1881 - 1963
  10. Albert Rouse1884 - 1950
Facts and Events
Name Richard Alfred Rouse
Alt Name Dick Rouse
Gender Male
Birth[1] 20 Jan 1842 Crawford, Indiana, United States
Marriage 9 Feb 1865 Calhoun, McLean, Kentucky, United Statesto Louisa Wells
Occupation? Blacksmith
Death[1] 28 Sep 1933 Odem, San Patricio, Texas, United States
Burial? Argenta Church of Christ Cemetery, Argenta, Live Oak, Texas, United States

Richard was a prosperous farmer, stock raiser and carpenter. The Rouse family moved from Kentucky to Baxter County, AR in 1884. They began farming, raising cattle and operating a sawmill, cotton gin and gristmill.

Richard "Dick" Rouse operated a blacksmith shop which he had moved from Arkana.

During Richard's childhook, his parents moved several times in the state of Kentucky, Indiana and Iowa. While living in Crawford County, IN in 1849 his mother, Ravia Jane Rouse, died. Richard moved with his father to live with his grandfather, Moses, in Bullitt County, KY, where Richards father met and married his second wife Byronette Owens. They had a son, John G., and a daughter.

In the fall of 1859, Richard moved with his father to daviess County, KY, thence their home-town of Calhoun, McLean County, KY where he, at the age of 23 was married to Louisa Wells. In the late 1870's and 1880's, many Kentucky families migrated south toward Arkansas. Richard Rouse and his family continued to make their home in Calhoun, KY unti 1884 when, at the age of 42, he moved to Baxter County, AR. They traveled by train from Calhoun KY to West Plains, MO. There they unloaded their stock, farming implements and furniture. They traveled south to Baxter Co., AR by wagon over rough roads with their 10 children ranging in age from a few months to 18 years.

Live Oak County Residents in the 1920 Census Who Were Born 1845 or Earlier Rouse, R.A. Justice Pct. 6 abt 1842 Indiana White

  1. 1.0 1.1 Texas, United States. Texas Deaths, 1890-1976. (FamilySearch).

    Name: Richard Alfred Rouse
    Event Type: Death
    Event Date: 21 Sep 1933
    Event Place: Odem, San Patricio, Texas, United States
    Gender: Male
    Marital Status: Widowed
    Birth Date: 20 Jan 1842
    Birthplace: Cranford, Indiana
    Father's Name: Granville Rouse
    Mother's Name: Ravie White
    Certificate Number: 43090
    GS Film number: 2115619 , Digital Folder Number: 005145576 , Image Number: 03489