Article from The Reporter
newspaper, Washington Co., Pa., June 1, 1939, page 6:
DEATH ROLL - Mrs. John ROSS - Mrs. Lettia THARP ROSS, 81, widow of
John Ross, died Wednesday night, May 31, 1939 at 7:15 o'clock in the
home of her son, Samuel, near Marianna.
Mrs. Ross, a resident of West Bethlehem Township for more than
50 years, was a member of the North Ten Mile Baptist Church.
Surviving are seven children, Mrs. Elizabeth Thickson, of Marianna,
R. D.; Mrs. Daisy Wright and Steve Ross, both of Washington; Walter
Ross of Uniontown, R. D.; Mrs. Sadie Barnhart and Samuel Ross, of
Scenery Hill, R. D.; R. D. and Thomas Ross, of Marianna, R. D.
Also survives are two brothers, Frank, of Waynesburg, and Barney, of
Iowa, and 52 grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.
Two daughters are deceased.
Short services will be held Saturday at 1p.m. in the home of Samuel
Ross, near Marianna, followed by services in the North Ten Mile
Baptist Church. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
If I'm understanding the notes made on these obituaries, the same
obituary appeared in the Morning Observer, Washington, PA, June
1, 1939, page 2.
NOTE: Lettie is part of my ROSS-THEAKSTON line.
(The surrounding items on this Xerox copy were all ads.)
Notes of Ruth Lane McGary, my grandmother, about this family:
See Obituary of Samuel J. Ross
Samuel J. Ross born in Greene Co PA
b. Sept. 15, 1887 d. Nov. 11, 1971 84 years
Parents: John Ross and Lattie THARP Ross
Samuel J. Ross married Ethel May McCarty
John, Robert, Thelma McKenna, Eva Watkins, Wilma John, Mary Jane
Wilma Johns: deceased, 1 son, 1 daughter
Samuel J. and Ethel May had 20 Grandchildren, 8
Bros. & Sis: Stephen, Walter
(This part is confusing & I don't have my book out today)-
Sadie Barnhart Wipkey
One Bro. (Tom), 4 sisters
1. Elizabeth Ross Theakston
Mrs. T. would have (where born?)
4 Bros.: Stephen, Walter, Sam, Tom
4 Sis: 1. Sadie 2. ? 3. ? 4.? 5. Mrs. Elizabeth Ross Theakston
There were 4 boys and 5 girls in the family
This webmaster's Aunt Vesta Lane married Willis William Theakston.