Rose May Aston1

ID#616, b. 11 June 1924, d. 25 July 1924
Father: Joseph M. "Joe" Aston
Mother: Rosa "Rose" Henceroth

Birth date: 11 June 1924
Birth place: Fork Ridge, Glen Easton, Marshall County, West Virginia.2,1 She was born at home.

Rosa died on 25 July 1924 in Marshall County, West Virginia. Cause of death was pulmonary stenosis (congenital heart lesion). Pulmonary stenosis is a congenital (present at birth) defect that occurs due to abnormal development of the fetal heart during the first 8 weeks of pregnancy.2 Rose's body was interred on 27 July 1924 in the Oak Grove United Methodist Church Cemetery, Fork Ridge Road, Moundsville, Marshall County, West Virginia; her name appears on the gravestone as "Rose May Aston." The inscription reads, "Joseph M. and Rose his wife and Rose May infant ." (although Joseph was buried with his second wife in the Fork Ridge Christian Church Cemetery).2,1,3

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Family Line(s):
Aston Index
Harris Index
Last Edited Date=5 Sep 2015


  1. [S26] Rose and Rose May Aston gravestone, Oak Grove United Methodist Cemetery, Marshall County, West Virginia; transcribed by Jo Ellen (Kuhn) Dalton, 1983.
  2. [S341] Rosa May Aston, Certificate of Death, Marshall County, electronic image by West Virginia Archives & History, online, file 1953110_0001765.jpg.
  3. [S39] Interview with Alda Louise (Harris) Kuhn, by Jo Ellen (Kuhn) Dalton, 1983.
  4. [S90] Digital photograph of Rose and Rose May Aston gravestone in Oak Grove United Methodist Church Cemetery; photo taken by Jo Ellen Dalton, 26 May 2003.