Samuel Henry “Dave” Ross

Sam Henry Ross
October 19, 1875 – September 28, 1957
Added by Nelson McLeod


Sam Henry Ross was born October 19, 1875.


On September 8, 1936, S. H. Ross was mentioned as a pallbearer in the obituary of Edward M. Flaherty.


On March 9, 1949, S. H. Ross was mentioned as the living brother in the obituary of Mrs. Lillie Ross Bowen.


S. H. Ross, 82, Of Blaney Dies

Sam Henry Ross, 82, of Blaney a retired merchant and farmer died at his home last night, September 28, 1957, after an illness of ten weeks.

Mr. Ross was a son of the late John Thomas Ross and Mary Motley Ross. He was born at Blaney and spent his entire life in the community. A lifelong member of Union Baptist Church, he served on the board of deacons for about 40 years.

Survivors include three daughters, Mrs. Glenn Motley and Mrs. Thelma Knapp, both of Blaney, and Mrs. D. C. Dixon of Lugoff; four sons, J. Paul Ross, Jack G. Ross and Woodrow Ross, all of Blaney, and Dr. S. H. Ross of Anderson; 33 grandchildren, and 41 great-grandchildren.

He was the last surviving member of his family. Funeral arrangements are incomplete.

The body is at the Paschal Funeral Home.

Funeral Services for were held this morning, September 30, 1957 at 11 o’clock in Union Baptist Church at Blaney, conducted by the Rev. George Partridge.

Six grandsons served as active pallbearers. Interment was in the church cemetery.

September 29, 1957  State (published as The State) 
 Columbia, South Carolina
Page 40
September 30, 1957  Columbia Record (published as The Columbia Record) 
 Columbia, South Carolina
Page 7
September 30, 1957  Columbia Record (published as The Columbia Record)  
Columbia, South Carolina
Page 7
Located in Union Baptist Church Cemetery
Elgin, Kershaw County, South Carolina, USA
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On August 1, 1992, Samuel Henry Ross was listed as the deceased father in the obituary of Inez Ross Dixon.

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