Harold Clifford Ross

16 March 1895–18 November 1954 (Age 59)
Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States

The Life of Harold Clifford

When Harold Clifford Ross was born on 16 March 1895, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States, his father, James Anderson Ross, was 47 and his mother, Mariah Favoretta Daley, was 36. He married Laura Miniles on 15 June 1915, in Utah, United States. He lived in Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, California, United States in 1920 and Aberdeen Election Precinct 2, Bingham, Idaho, United States in 1940. He died on 18 November 1954, in Aberdeen, Bingham, Idaho, United States, at the age of 59, and was buried in Aberdeen, Bingham, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Harold Clifford Ross
1895–1954
Ruth C. Marks
1894–1984
Marriage: 7 October 1943

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
7 October 1943
Aberdeen, Bingham, Idaho, United States

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 1

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1898 · The Ogden Utah Sugar Factory Opens

Age 3

The Ogden Utah Sugar Factory harvested sugar from beets because sugar cane was hard to grow in northern Utah. During World War, it was hard to get sugar beet seeds, so the company started to harvest the seeds of the beets they were using. The Company merged with a factory in Logan to create the Amalgamated Sugar Company which is still operational today.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 17

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish and English (of Norman origin): habitational name for someone from Rots near Caen in Normandy, probably named with the Germanic element rod ‘clearing’. Compare Rhodes . This was the original home of a family de Ros, who were established in Kent in 1130 .2 Scottish and English: habitational name from any of various places called Ross or Roos(e), deriving the name from Welsh rhós ‘upland’ or moorland, or from a British ancestor of this word, which also had the sense ‘promontory’. This is the sense of the cognate Gaelic word ros. Known sources of the surname include Roos in Humberside (formerly in East Yorkshire) and the region of northern Scotland known as Ross. Other possible sources are Ross-on-Wye in Herefordshire, Ross in Northumbria (which is on a promontory), and Roose in Lancashire3 English and German: from the Germanic personal name Rozzo, a short form of the various compound names with the first element hrōd ‘renown’, introduced into England by the Normans in the form Roce.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Harold C Ross in household of Emma Muir, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Harold Ross in household of Emma Muir, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Harold C Ross, "United States Census, 1920"

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