Clara Rosell Ivy

Female21 July 1880–5 December 1958

Brief Life History of Clara Rosell

When Clara Rosell Ivy was born on 21 July 1880, in Georgia, United States, her father, John H. Ivy, was 31 and her mother, Mary Marsena Jenkins, was 30. She married Claybourne Patrick Ross on 19 December 1897, in Gwinnett, Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Atlanta, Fulton, Georgia, United States for about 30 years. She died on 5 December 1958, in Georgia, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Mount Carmel United Methodist Church Cemetery, Norcross, Gwinnett, Georgia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Claybourne Patrick Ross
Clara Rosell Ivy
Marriage: 19 December 1897
Ruth Ross
Thelma Ross
Lula Ross
Minnie Ross
Edwin Ross
Cuba Bell Ross
Bill John Ross

Sources (8)

  • Clara R Ross in household of Claborne Ross, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Clara Rosell Ivey, "Georgia, County Marriages, 1785-1950"
  • Clara Ivey in entry for Bill John Ross, "Georgia Deaths, 1928-1943"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    19 December 1897Gwinnett, Georgia, United States
  • Children (7)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (11)

    +6 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

    Age 1

    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.

    1893 · The Last Public Hanging in Georgia

    Age 13

    The last public hanging in Georgia was on September 28, 1893. The General Assembly prohibited public executions in December 1893. Prior to this law, Georgians commonly traveled to witness scheduled public executions.

    1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

    Age 21

    President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

    Name Meaning

    English (of Norman origin): variant of Ivey .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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