Mary Ann Ross

21 October 1817–6 July 1856 (Age 38)
Rutherglen, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Mary Ann

When Mary Ann Ross was born on 21 October 1817, in Rutherglen, Lanarkshire, Scotland, her father, Daniel Ross, was 26 and her mother, Agnes McKellar, was 27. She married Robert Henry on 12 March 1852, in Cedar City, Iron, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She died on 6 July 1856, in San Bernardino, San Bernardino, California, United States, at the age of 38.

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Family Time Line

Robert Henry
1819–1889
Mary Ann Ross
1817–1856
Marriage: 12 March 1852
John Warren Henry
1852–1883
Mary Ann Henry
1854–1943
Agnes Lavina Henry
1856–1942

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    12 March 1852Cedar City, Iron, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (3)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (11)

    +6 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 2
    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
    1820 · """The """"Radical War""""."""
    Age 3
    The Scottish Insurrection was a week of strikes and unrest with demands for reform in the United Kingdom and Ireland. The economic downturn after the Napoleonic war ended, brought increasing unrest with the Artisan workers in Scotland, seeking action to reform the government. But the insurrection was largely forgotten about, as attention was focused on the better publicized Radical events in England.
    1830
    Age 13
    Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).

    Name Meaning

    Scottish: habitational name from one or other of a number of Scottish and English places called Ross or Roos(e), especially Roose (Lancashire) and Roos (East Yorkshire). The placenames derive from a British ancestor of Welsh rhos ‘moor, heath, plain’, which is the sense of the cognate Gaelic word ros. The Scottish surname has at least three origins. First, the Anglo-Norman family from Roos (East Yorkshire) was introduced to Scotland when Robert of Roos, lord of Wark Castle (Northumberland), married Isabella, an illegitimate daughter of King William the Lion. Second, various families took the name from the province of Ross in northern Scotland and other places of that name. Third, there were Norman families in Scotland by the 13th century who probably derived their name from Rots in Normandy (see 2 below). The descendants of Godfrey de Ros, tenant of the de Morville lords of Cunninghame, were major landholders in Ayrshire, and almost certainly took their name from Rots. The Rose family of Kilravock (Nairnshire) may take their name from either of these three (see Rose ). The lairds of Balnagown adopted the surname Ross after the earldom of Ross (to which they considered themselves rightful heirs) had passed into other hands through the female line.English (of Norman origin): habitational name from Rots in Calvados (France), probably named with the ancient Germanic element rod ‘clearing’ (compare Rhodes ). This was the original home of a family de Ros, who were established in Kent in 1130 and had major estates in Kent until well into the 13th century.English: habitational name from Wrose, in Shipley, near Bradford (Yorkshire), with re-spelling of Wr- as R- due to the loss of /w/ before /r/ in early modern English pronunciation. The spelling Wrose is no longer current. The placename derives from Old English wrāse ‘knot, something twisted’, referring to the steep-sided hill on which the settlement stands, with the sense ‘broken or twisting hill’.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Ruskin
    Ros
    Rose
    Rossell
    Rusling
    Rohs
    Rosse

    Sources (14)

    • Mary Ann Roe in entry for Mary Ann King, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"
    • Legacy NFS Source: Mary Ann Ross - Government record: birth: 24 October 1817; Logie-Easter, Ross and Cromarty, Scotland, United Kingdom
    • Mary Ross, "United States Western States Marriage Index"

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