Tillman Ross

8 December 1879–
Wayne, West Virginia, United States

The Life of Tillman

When Tillman Ross was born on 8 December 1879, in Wayne, West Virginia, United States, his father, John Anderson Ross, was 30 and his mother, Angeline Noe, was 27. He lived in Lincoln Magisterial District, Wayne, West Virginia, United States for about 30 years.

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Family Time Line

John Anderson Ross
1849–1922
Angeline Noe
1852–1903
Mary Alice Ross
1871–1872
Ida Ross
1872–
William Thomas Ross
1874–1941
Francis Ross
1877–
Tillman Ross
1879–
Granville Thomas Ross
1883–1954
Pearley Ross
1885–1941
John Ross
1887–
Sesco Ross
1890–1890
Vesta "Vessie" Ross
1892–

Parents and Siblings

    John Anderson Ross

    Male1849–1922Male

    Female1852–1903Female

siblings

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+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 2

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 3

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 31

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.

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Sources (3)

  • Tillman Ross in household of John Ross, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Tildon Ross in household of John U Ross, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Tillman Ross in household of John A Ross, "United States Census, 1880"

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