Ross Burts Gaines

13 May 1884–2 January 1950 (Age 65)
South Carolina, United States

The Life of Ross Burts

When Ross Burts Gaines was born on 13 May 1884, in South Carolina, United States, his father, Robert Holland Gaines, was 27 and his mother, Juliet Isabelle Hall, was 32. He had at least 1 daughter with Annie Elizabeth Gary. He lived in Anderson, Anderson, South Carolina, United States for about 20 years and Anderson Township, Anderson, South Carolina, United States in 1940. He died on 2 January 1950, in Anderson, South Carolina, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Anderson, Anderson, South Carolina, United States.

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Ross Burts Gaines
Annie Elizabeth Gary
Annie E Gaines

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World Events (8)


Age 2

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1886 · Giving Working Men a Union

Age 2

The largest union group in the United States during the first half of the 20th century. It still exists today but merged with The Congress of Industrial Organization.
1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 18

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.

Name Meaning

1 English (of Norman origin): nickname for a crafty or ingenious person, from a reduced form of Old French engaine ‘ingenuity’, ‘trickery’ (Latin ingenium ‘native wit’). The word was also used in a concrete sense of a stratagem or device, particularly a trap.2 This surname has also assimilated reduced variants of Welsh Gurganus .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Rossie B Garns in household of Robert H Garns, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Ross B Gainer, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ross B Gaines, "United States Census, 1930"

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