Linda Frances Ross

24 September 1946–June 1985 (Age 38)
St. Johnsbury, Caledonia, Vermont, United States

The Life of Linda Frances

When Linda Frances Ross was born on 24 September 1946, in St. Johnsbury, Caledonia, Vermont, United States, her father, William Arthur Ross, was 23 and her mother, Doris Viola Rich, was 23. She died in June 1985, in Caledonia, Vermont, United States, at the age of 38, and was buried in St. Johnsbury, Caledonia, Vermont, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Arthur Ross
1923–1973
Doris Viola Rich
1923–1999
Linda Frances Ross
1946–1985

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World Events (8)

1947 · The Presidential Succession Act

Age 1

The Presidential Succession Act is an act establishing the presidential line of succession. This was a precursor for the Twenty-fifth Amendment which outlines what is to happen when a President is killed, dies, or is unable to fulfill the responsibilities of President.
1947 · The CIA is Established

Age 1

The Central Intelligence Agency was created because the U.S. government had need for a group to help detect and subdue any potential threats to the nation.
1958 · The First U.S. Satellite in Space

Age 12

Explorer 1 was the first satellite of the United States to be launched and successfully orbit the Earth.

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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  • Linda F Dwinell, "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-2008"
  • Linda in entry for Kristopher Alan Benoit and Debra Ann Robarts, "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-2008"
  • Linda Frances Rose in entry for Kristopher Alan Benoit, "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-2008"

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