Harvey Gordon Ross

19 April 1887–20 July 1973 (Age 86)
Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States

The Life of Harvey Gordon

When Harvey Gordon Ross was born on 19 April 1887, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States, his father, Alexander McKenzie Ross, was 40 and his mother, Mary Louisa McBain, was 36. He married Marguerite Mack on 26 October 1910, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He died on 20 July 1973, in Pinellas, Florida, United States, at the age of 86.

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Family Time Line

Harvey Gordon Ross
1887–1973
Marguerite Mack
1888–1956
Marriage: 26 October 1910
Harvey Ross
1915–1999
Jeanne Elizabeth Ross
1918–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
26 October 1910
Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States
children

(2)

    Harvey Ross

    Male1915–1999Male

    Jeanne Elizabeth Ross

    Female1918–Female

Parents and Siblings

    Alexander McKenzie Ross

    Male1846–1926Male

    Mary Louisa McBain

    Female1850–1932Female

siblings

(9)

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 3

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1892 · The Masonic Temple Building

Age 5

The Masonic Temple Building was a skyscraper built in Chicago and from 1895 to 1920 it was the tallest building in Chicago. The building featured a central court surrounded by shops on nine floors. On top of the shops there were meeting rooms that were also used as theaters. In 1939 the Masonic Temple was demolished, and a Walgreens drug store was erected in its place. 
1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 23

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

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

Sources (3)

  • Harvey Ross in household of Alex M Ross, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Harvey Ross in household of Alexander Ross, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Harvey G Ross, "United States Census, 1920"

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