Clarence Raymond Ross

19 July 1905–1 January 1984 (Age 78)
Kanesville, Weber, Utah, United States

The Life of Clarence Raymond

When Clarence Raymond Ross was born on 19 July 1905, in Kanesville, Weber, Utah, United States, his father, Ray Arthur Ross, was 27 and his mother, Nellie Parker, was 22. He married Cynthia Rosa Taylor on 30 December 1926, in Farmington, Davis, Utah Territory, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Ogden, Weber, Utah Territory, United States in 1920 and Ogden City Legislative District 3, Ogden City Election Precinct, Weber, Utah, United States in 1940. He died on 1 January 1984, at the age of 78, and was buried in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Clarence Raymond Ross
1905–1984
Cynthia Rosa Taylor
1910–1993
Marriage: 30 December 1926
William Ronald Ross
1928–2019
Betty Jean Ross
1930–2014

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
30 December 1926
Farmington, Davis, Utah Territory, United States
children

(2)

    William Ronald Ross

    Male1928–2019Male

    Female1930–2014Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 1

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1909 · A Summer Capitol

Age 4

Besides farming and shipping with the trolley up to Ogden Valley, there was an effort to convince the state of Utah to have a summer capitol near the town of Huntsville. Even though it didn’t happen, the Ogden Rapid Transit Company extended the Trolley route to Huntsville, so others could vacation there.
1927

Age 22

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

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)

  • Clarence Raymond Ross, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Clarence Raymond Ross, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Clarence Raymond Ross, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"

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