Historic Sites People

Hamlet People Associate with Historic Sites

The following individuals or families are believe to have been associated with the specific Sites.  All sites are not associated with an individual in the Hamlet People database.  In some cases, a reference in the Inventory may have been too ambiguous to provide a positive link to a specific individual (for example, “a member of the Rose family.”  Over time, some of this ambiguity should disappear as I find more information.  And I’m always appreciative of corrections and advice.

  • Residences:  I do not list every member of a family who may have lived in a residence—primarily just those who may have built the house, were an early resident “head of household”, or who were otherwise prominent in the community.  In some cases, association with other family members may be found in the Hamlet People database.
  • Non-residence Properties:  I also indicate individuals closely associated with non-residence properties, such as the merchant owner, or church minister.

Click on the Name to view the individuals’ genealogy and family history.

Name Inventory Code Inventory Name Comment
Charles and Antoinette Rose Koop family Br23.015-S Rose-Koop House The home then came into the possession of Charles and Tony Rose Koop, who made extensive modifications, essentially to its present form.
Julien and Viola Swezey Rose family Br23.015-S Rose-Koop House Eventually the property came to be owned by Julien and Viola Swezey Rose. Viola was Tom Poole's sister-in-law. Some modifications were made to the house during their tenancy.
Thomas Poole Br23.015-S Rose-Koop House Thomas Poole originally erected a storage shed on the site for his bayman's nets and tools. Then the Poole family resided there in the Summer, leasing their home on Old Stump road to vacationers during the season.