Robert Glenn Ross

25 July 1927–18 November 1995 (Age 68)
Heber City, Wasatch, Utah, United States

The Life of Robert Glenn

When Robert Glenn Ross was born on 25 July 1927, in Heber City, Wasatch, Utah, United States, his father, Delbert A Ross, was 33 and his mother, Mary Helen Baldwin, was 31. He married Helen Jacqualine Ozzello on 22 October 1946, in Lincoln, Nevada, United States. He lived in Pioche Township, Lincoln, Nevada, United States in 1940. He died on 18 November 1995, in Placer, California, United States, at the age of 68.

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Robert Glenn Ross
1927–1995
Helen Jacqualine Ozzello
1930–1986
Marriage: 22 October 1946

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
22 October 1946
Lincoln, Nevada, United States

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World Events (8)

1929

Age 2

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.
1934 · Alcatraz Island Becomes Federal Penitentiary

Age 7

Alcatraz Island officially became Alcatraz Federal Penitentiary on August 11, 1934. The island is situated in the middle of frigid water and strong currents of the San Francisco Bay, which deemed it virtually inescapable. Alcatraz became known as the toughest prison in America and was seen as a “last resort prison.” Therefore, Alcatraz housed some of America’s most notorious prisoners such as Al Capone and Robert Franklin Stroud. Due to the exorbitant cost of running the prison, and the deterioration of the buildings due to salt spray, Alcatraz Island closed as a penitentiary on March 21, 1963. 
1945 · Peace in a Post War World

Age 18

The Yalta Conference was held in Crimea to talk about establishing peace and postwar reorganization in post-World War II Europe. The heads of government that were attending were from the United States, the United Kingdom and the Soviet Union. Later the Conference would become a subject of controversy at the start of the Cold War.

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)

  • Robert G Ross in household of Adelbert Ross, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Robert Glenn Ross, "Nevada County Marriages, 1862-1993"
  • Robert Glenn Ross, "Nevada, World War II Draft Registration Cards,1940-1945"

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