Helen M Ross

14 September 1913–October 2009 (Age 96)
Missouri, United States

The Life of Helen M

When Helen M Ross was born on 14 September 1913, in Missouri, United States, her father, Simeon Milan Ross, was 21 and her mother, Anna Mae Phillips, was 22. She lived in Salt River, Ralls, Missouri, United States in 1930. She died in October 2009, at the age of 96.

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Family Time Line

Simeon Milan Ross
1892–1968
Anna Mae Phillips
1891–
Helen M Ross
1913–2009
Milan Ross
1917–1994
Marvin Simeon Ross
1917–2007

Parents and Siblings

    Male1892–1968Male

    Anna Mae Phillips

    Female1891–Female

siblings

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World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 3

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
1931 · The Bagnell Dam and Lake of the Ozarks

Age 18

The Bagnell Dam on the Osage River was completed in 1931. The dam was built to generate hydroelectric power to the Osage Power Plant. The building of the dam created Lake of the Ozarks, one of the largest man-made lakes in the world, and over 1,000 miles of shoreline.
1941

Age 28

Japanese attack 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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  • Helen M Ross in household of Simeon Ross, "United States Census, 1930"

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