Clarentine Beatrice Cosford

4 August 1880–
Newcastle, Durham, Ontario, Canada

The Life of Clarentine Beatrice

When Clarentine Beatrice Cosford was born on 4 August 1880, in Newcastle, Durham, Ontario, Canada, her father, Joseph Casper Cosford, was 32 and her mother, Clarentine Wilmot, was 30. She married Wilfred Cameron Ross on 25 July 1901, in Marquette, Marquette, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 daughters. She lived in Portage Township, Houghton, Michigan, United States for about 10 years and Flint, Genesee, Michigan, United States in 1930.

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Family Time Line

Wilfred Cameron Ross
1878–1966
Clarentine Beatrice Cosford
1880–
Marriage: 25 July 1901
Clarentine Muriel Ross
1902–1996
Aileen Lillian Ross
1904–1982
Luella Meribel Ross
1907–1967
Elizabeth Ross
1910–1994

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
25 July 1901
Marquette, Marquette, Michigan, United States
children

(4)

    Clarentine Muriel Ross

    Female1902–1996Female

    Aileen Lillian Ross

    Female1904–1982Female

    Luella Meribel Ross

    Female1907–1967Female

    Elizabeth Ross

    Female1910–1994Female

Parents and Siblings

    Joseph Casper Cosford

    Male1848–1921Male

    Clarentine Wilmot

    Female1850–1927Female

siblings

(5)

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 1

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1883 · Mining Boom

Age 3

In 1883, there was a mining boom in Northern Ontario when mineral deposits were found near Sudbury. Thomas Flanagan was the blacksmith for the Canadian Pacific Railway that noticed the deposits in the river.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 32

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from either of two places called Coleford, in Somerset and Gloucestershire, which are named with Old English col ‘(char)coal’ + ford ‘ford’.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Clarentine Ross in household of Walford Ross, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Beatrice Ross in household of Wilfred Ross, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Beatrice Ross in household of Wilfred Ross, "United States Census, 1930"

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