Lucinda Ross

November 1892–
Pleasant Township, Appanoose, Iowa, United States

The Life of Lucinda

When Lucinda Ross was born in November 1892, in Pleasant Township, Appanoose, Iowa, United States, her father, George Washington Ross, was 29 and her mother, Elizabeth Bell Peckam, was 31.

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Family Time Line

George Washington Ross
1863–1935
Elizabeth Bell Peckam
1861–1928
Lydia Ann Ross
1885–1962
Michael Ross
1887–1963
Nancy Ann Ross
1889–
Lucinda Ross
1892–
Ross
1895–
Clarence Ross
1896–
Homer L Ross
1897–1979
Blanche Mae Ross
1900–1982

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

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.
1913 · The Completion of the Keokuk Dam

Age 21

The Keokuk Dam was completed in 1913 and began to power the surrounding area. It was the largest single capacity powerhouse in the world at the time. After World War II, the powerhouse was modernized and all the units were converted in 2002. It remains the largest privately owned and operated dam on the Mississippi River.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 31

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

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 (2)

  • Liewsinda Ross in household of George Ross, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Lucinda Ross in household of George Ross, "United States Census, 1900"

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