Charlotte Ross

about 22 November 1816–about 21 July 1906 (Age 89)
Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio, United States

The Life Summary of Charlotte

When Charlotte Ross was born about 22 November 1816, in Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio, United States, her father, Ogden Ross, was 46 and her mother, Lydia Ludlow, was 36. She married Johan Theophilus Nathurst on 9 April 1844. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. She lived in Davidson, Tennessee, United States in 1860. She died about 21 July 1906, in La Porte, LaPorte, Indiana, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in La Porte, LaPorte, Indiana, United States.

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Johan Theophilus Nathurst
Charlotte Ross
Marriage: 9 April 1844
Louisa Mary Nathurst
Fanny Sofia Nathurst
Harry Ross Nathurst
Hattie Charlotte Nathurst
Jennie Katherine Nathurst

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    9 April 1844
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 3
    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
    1835 · The Hermitage is Built
    Age 19
    The Hermitage located in Nashville, Tennessee was a plantation owned by President Andrew Jackson from 1804 until his death there in 1845. The Hermitage is now a museum.
    Age 30
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    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 (4)

    • Charlott Nathurst in household of John Nathurst, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Charlotte Ross, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-1997"
    • Charlotte Ross Nathurst, "Find A Grave Index"

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