Sarah J or Sally Ross

October 1860–1898 (Age 37)
Ohio, United States

The Life of Sarah J or Sally

Sarah J or Sally Ross was born in October 1860, in Ohio, United States as the daughter of Ross and Adelaide Holben. She married William Fullerton on 10 February 1872, in Washington, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Warren Township, Washington, Ohio, United States in 1880. She died in 1898, in Warren, Trumbull, Ohio, United States, at the age of 38.

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Family Time Line

William Fullerton
1847–1919
Sarah J or Sally Ross
1860–1898
Marriage: 10 February 1872
Joshua W. Fullerton
1873–1946
Anna B Fullerton
1876–
William Fullerton
1884–
Fanny Frances Fullerton
1887–1933
Lucy Fullerton
1890–
Ducilla M Fullerton
1894–
Georgia M Fullerton
1897–1961

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
10 February 1872
Washington, Ohio, United States
children

(7)

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Parents and Siblings

    Ross

    MaleMale

    Adelaide Holben

    Female1840–Female

siblings

(1)

World Events (8)

1863

Age 3

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 3

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
1872 · The First National Park

Age 12

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

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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Sources (3)

  • Sarah J Fullerton in household of William Fullerton, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Sarah Jane Ross, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2016"
  • Sarah Ross in entry for William Fullerton Jr. and Myrtle Johnson, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"

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