Ross H. Connant

16 June 1865–12 March 1954 (Age 88)
Three Oaks, Berrien, Michigan, United States

The Life of Ross H.

When Ross H. Connant was born on 16 June 1865, in Three Oaks, Berrien, Michigan, United States, his father, Henry Jackson Conant, was 29 and his mother, Jane M. Collins, was 21. He married Ida Mae Nelson on 2 February 1890, in Three Oaks, Berrien, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Weesaw Township, Berrien, Michigan, United States for about 40 years. He died on 12 March 1954, at the age of 88, and was buried in New Troy, Berrien, Michigan, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ross H. Connant
1865–1954
Ida Mae Nelson
1872–1938
Marriage: 2 February 1890
Grace
1892–1892
Alice B. Conant
1893–1975
Violet J.
1896–1976
Elviss
1898–1900
Ethel S.
1898–1980
Elvin Frank Conant
1901–1911
Marion A.
1909–1930

Spouse and Children

    Male1865–1954Male

    Ida Mae Nelson

    Female1872–1938Female

MARRIAGE
2 February 1890
Three Oaks, Berrien, Michigan, United States
children

(7)

    Grace

    Female1892–1892Female

    Female1893–1975Female

    Violet J.

    Female1896–1976Female

    Elviss

    Male1898–1900Male

    Ethel S.

    Female1898–1980Female

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Henry Jackson Conant

    Male1835–1899Male

    Jane M. Collins

    Female1843–Female

siblings

(10)

+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

Age 1

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.
1879 · New State Capitol Building Dedicated

Age 14

After the second state capitol had been destroyed, Michigan Governor Henry P. Baldwin initiated the passing of a bill that would cover the costs for a new building. The bill was adopted and raised over $1 million by a six year state income tax. Architect Elijah E. Myers' design named Tuebor, or I will defend, was selected and he was commissioned to design the new capitol building. The renaissance revival brick and sandstone building soared 267 feet from the ground and was dedicated on January 1, 1879.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 25

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

French: variant of Constant .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Ross Conant, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Ross H Conant in household of Henry J Conant, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Ross in entry for Frank Hallman and Ethel Conant, "Michigan, County Marriages, 1820-1940"

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