Freda Lois Ross

15 November 1910–24 June 2007 (Age 96)
Cloverdale, Sonoma, California, United States

The Life of Freda Lois

When Freda Lois Ross was born on 15 November 1910, in Cloverdale, Sonoma, California, United States, her father, Alfred R Ross, was 41 and her mother, Amanda Evelyn Covey, was 39. She married Lester Leland Green in 1937. She lived in Analy Judicial Township, Sonoma, California, United States for about 10 years. She died on 24 June 2007, in Santa Rosa, Sonoma, California, United States, at the age of 96, and was buried in Forestview Cemetery, Forestville, Sonoma, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Lester Leland Green
1907–2001
Freda Lois Ross
1910–2007
Marriage: 1937

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1937

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World Events (8)

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 2

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.
1934 · Alcatraz Island Becomes Federal Penitentiary

Age 24

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. 
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 27

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

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)

  • Freda L Ross in household of Alfred Ross, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Frieda Ross in household of Alfred Ross, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Freda Lois Green, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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