- Died: , , Massachusetts, USA
Another name for Joseph was Joe.
Maternal uncle of Capt John Rouse (CGA)
The American Pioneer Vol 2 pg 112-34 Cincinnati OH 1843, Stimson Collection Class 051 Book A51P 55838
"Shortly after our call on Alonzo Frouse, Belpre, Mrs TD Phillips, Marietta, said there is a book in Marietta College Lobrary, in which the journey of the Rouse family and others to Ohio, is given in detail, as related to Dr S P Hildreth by Mrs Bathsheba ROUSE Greene, Marietta...
"Parts relating to the Rouse family are here copied. It corrects come of Alonzo Rouse's records-LCP
"...[John Rouse] also retained a strong love for the land and habits of his childhood. After he had been in Ohio for some years, he used to say, 'He would rather have Joe Sampson's farm than half the state of Ohio'. This was a farm at 'The Long Plain' on which he lived many years as a tenant. It was tolerably productive, but no ways remarkable for its fertility- but showing the strong predilection of man for the scenes and days of his early years."