Clarence Ross Posey

26 March 1890–9 November 1964 (Age 74)
Cameron, Milam, Texas, United States

The Life of Clarence Ross

When Clarence Ross Posey was born on 26 March 1890, in Cameron, Milam, Texas, United States, his father, Louis Napoleon Posey, was 29 and his mother, Henrietta Spencer, was 34. He married Birdie Emily Allison on 23 August 1908, in Milam, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Milam, Texas, United States in 1935 and Justice Precinct 3, Milam, Texas, United States in 1940. He died on 9 November 1964, in Pasadena, Harris, Texas, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Marlow Cemetery, Cameron, Milam, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Clarence Ross Posey
Birdie Emily Allison
Marriage: 23 August 1908
Berty Pauline Posey
Vera Ethel Posey
Milton Ross Posey
Willie May Posey
Peggy Posey
James Q Posey

Spouse and Children

23 August 1908
Milam, Texas, United States


    Berty Pauline Posey


    Vera Ethel Posey


    Milton Ross Posey


    Willie May Posey


    Peggy Posey


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    Louis Napoleon Posey


    Henrietta Spencer




+4 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 3

Historical Boundaries: 1893: Harris, Texas, United States
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 6

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 20

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

Name Meaning

Possibly an altered spelling of German Pose (or Poser 2), a habitational name from Posa or Poserna, south of Merseburg, or a topographic name from Middle Low German pōse ‘lump’, ‘pile’ (from which the place names may also derive).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ross C Posey, "United States Census, 1910"
  • C Ross Posey, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ross Posey in household of Charlie Posey, "United States Census, 1900"

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