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Rotha Alice Ross[1]

Female 1903 - 1996  (93 years)


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  • Name Rotha Alice Ross 
    Born 22 Aug 1903  Whitman, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Female 
    Census 27 Apr 1910  Brockton, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • Rotha is found in the home of Ancon(?) W. and Clara H. Jenkins and is listed as a niece of the head of the household.

      Clara H. Jenkins is Clara Hooper Jenkins, aunt of Cora and great-aunt of Rotha.
    Census 8 Jan 1920  Brockton, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Address:
    39 Tremont St 
    • In 1920, Rotha is listed merely as the ward of Ancon W. Jenkins. His wife, Clara is no longer in the home. Remarkably, he has gone from 50 to 40 years old. It seems likely that the age in 1910 was incorrect.
    Census 2 Apr 1930  Brockton, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Address:
    39 Tremont St 
    • Rotha is listed as a stenographer in 1930 for an attorney.
    Residence 1935  New York, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Address:
    Evangeline Residence, Manhattan, 10th Ward, West 13th St. 
    Misc 21 Jun 1937  Hamilton, Bermuda Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    returned from a trip to Bermuda aboard the ship Queen of Bermuda 
    Residence 21 Jun 1937  New York, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Address:
    173 W. 13th St 
    • Rotha returned from Bermuda on 21 Jun 1937 aboard the Queen of Bermuda. She reported that she was 33 years old, born in 1904 in Whitman, Mass.

      This is really probably 123 W. 13th St, since that's where the Evangeline Residence was located.
    Census 12 Apr 1940  New York, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Address:
    Evangeline Residence, Manhattan, 10th Ward, West 13th St. 
    Misc 3 Jun 1958  Hamilton, Bermuda Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Returned from a trip to Hamilton, Bermuda aboard PAA flight 137 
    Residence 3 Jun 1958  New York, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Address:
    56 7th Ave 
    Died 13 Dec 1996  Braintree, Norfolk Co., Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 10
    • Some sources hint that her death happened in Hanover, but the Massachusetts Death Index says Braintree.
    Person ID I5412  Scott Dickson's Family
    Last Modified 6 Jun 2015 

    Father Charles Franklin Ross,   b. 18 Mar 1879, Boston, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Aug 1947  (Age 68 years) 
    Mother Cora Stetson Hooper,   b. 31 Aug 1879, South Abington, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jun 1980, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 100 years) 
    Married 26 Jan 1901  Whitman, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    • When they were married, Charles is listed as a coachman and Cora as a shoe operative.
    Divorced 10 Oct 1910  Plymouth Co., Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    • On 10 Oct 1910, Cora filed suit against Charles F Ross for divorce.
      Summons issued to Charles Ross - 7 Nov 1910
      Summons issued to Charles Ross - 1 May 1912
      Summons issued to Charles Ross - 3 Jun 1912
      Motion to amend initial suit - 27 Aug 1912
      Motion allowed - 30 Aug 1912
    Family ID F1405  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 22 Aug 1903 - Whitman, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 27 Apr 1910 - Brockton, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
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    39 Tremont St - 8 Jan 1920 - Brockton, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts
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    39 Tremont St - 2 Apr 1930 - Brockton, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts
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    Link to Google MapsResidence - Address:
    Evangeline Residence, Manhattan, 10th Ward, West 13th St. - 1935 - New York, New York
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    Link to Google MapsResidence - Address:
    173 W. 13th St - 21 Jun 1937 - New York, New York
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    Evangeline Residence, Manhattan, 10th Ward, West 13th St. - 12 Apr 1940 - New York, New York
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    56 7th Ave - 3 Jun 1958 - New York, New York
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    Link to Google MapsDied - 13 Dec 1996 - Braintree, Norfolk Co., Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Rotha never married.

      As a child, after her father abandoned the family, Rotha went to live with an aunt and uncle.

  • Sources 
    1. [S694] Massachusetts, Births, 1841-1915, 28 July 2012; Birth, Plymouth, Whitman, Rotha Alice Ross.

    2. [S604] SSDI - Ancestry, 2 July 2012; Rotha A. Ross; 068-01-1739; before 1951.

    3. [S978] Bermuda, Passenger and Crew Manifests, 1957-1969, 17 March 2015; Rotha O Ross, 3 Jun 1958, Hamilton, Bermuda.

    4. [S645] 1910 US Federal Census, Plymouth Co., MA, Brockton Ward 3; ED 1189; sheet 16A; dwelling 223, family 410; Rotha A. Ross.

    5. [S646] 1920 US Federal Census, Plymouth County, MA, Brockton; ED 61; sheet 7B; 39 Tremont St., dwelling 97, household 180; Rotha Ross.

    6. [S696] 1930 US Federal Census, Plymouth Co., MA, Brockton; ED 12-29; page 2B; dwelling 34, family 50, 39 Tremont St.; Anson W. Jenkins.

    7. [S648] 1940 US Federal Census, New York Co., NY, Ward 10, Manhattan; ED 31-885; sheet 8B; household 189; Rotha A. Ross; 2 July 2012.

    8. [S649] New York Passenger Lists, 1820-1957, Queen of Bermuda; 21 June 1937; Rotha A Ross; 17 March 2015.

    9. [S649] New York Passenger Lists, 1820-1957, Queen of Bermuda; 21 June 1937; Rotha Ross; 2 July 2012.

    10. [S674] Massachusetts Death Index, 1970-2003, 17 March 2015; Rotha A Ross, 13 Dec 1996, Certificate No. 058462.

    11. [S690] Massachusetts, Marriages, 1841-1915, 28 July 2012; Marriage, Plymouth, Whitman, Charles F. Ross to Cora S. Hooper.

    12. [S1315] Plymouth County Superior Court Docket Book - Divorces - 1910-1918, Cora S Ross vs. Charles F Ross, Case 8301, 10 Oct 1910.


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