Christann Ross

1847–1879 (Age 32)
United States

The Life Summary of Christann

When Christann Ross was born in 1847, in United States, her father, James Guy Ross, was 38 and her mother, Jeannette Nicol, was 28. She married Frank White in 1867, in Canada. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She died in August 1879, in Stormont, Ontario, Canada, at the age of 32.

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Family Time Line

Frank White
1843–
Christann Ross
1847–1879
Marriage: 1867
William White
1872–
Jessie White
1876–
Frank White
1879–

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1867Canada
  • Children

    (3)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (5)

    World Events (6)

    1863
    Age 16
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg
    Age 16
    The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
    1865
    Age 18
    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Rhodes
    Rose
    Rohs
    Roos
    Roose
    Roth
    Rouillard
    Russon

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