1695 - 06/25/1723
ROSE, Aquilla, a Clerk from Philadelphia County; born, circa 1695 in England; sailor; typographer and printer; poet; Schuylkill River ferry operator; elected, Chief Clerk, Pennsylvania General Assembly (October 15, 1722 – June 25, 1723); died, June 25, 1723 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania; interred, Friends Arch Street Meeting House Burial Ground, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania.
Rose, Joseph, compiler. Poems on Several Occasions, by Aquilla Rose: To Which is Prefixed, Some Other Pieces Writ to Him, and To His Memory After His Decease. Philadelphia: Benjamin Franklin, 1740.