Johnnie Charlotte Ross

5 January 1918–5 October 1974 (Age 56)
Blackwell, Nolan, Texas, United States

The Life of Johnnie Charlotte

When Johnnie Charlotte Ross was born on 5 January 1918, in Blackwell, Nolan, Texas, United States, her father, Benjamin Harvey Ross, was 42 and her mother, Ida Margaret Scarborough, was 39. She lived in Fort Worth, Tarrant, Texas, United States in 1930. She died on 5 October 1974, in Dallas, Dallas, Texas, United States, at the age of 56, and was buried in Shannon Rose Hill Memorial Park, Fort Worth, Tarrant, Texas, United States.

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Johnnie Charlotte Ross
1918–1974

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World Events (8)

1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.
1929 · The Great Depression Arrives

Age 11

Like most of the country, the economy of Texas suffered greatly after the Stock Market Crash of 1929. Thousands of city workers were suddenly unemployed and relied on a variety of government relief programs; unemployed Mexican citizens were required to take one-way bus tickets to Mexico.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 17

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

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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  • Johnnie Ross in household of Benjamin H Ross, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Johnnie Roser in household of Ben H Roser, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Johnnie Charlotte Fischer, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"

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