Jesse Thomas Ross

1876

Jesse Thomas Ross was born on July 27, 1876 in South Carolina

1910 Census Information:

 According to the 1910 United States Census recorded on April 15, 1910; Jussee Ross (34) owned a farm in Wateree Township in Kershaw County, with whom he shared with his wife of fourteen years, Nannie Ross (34). Nannie reported that she was the mother of seven children, six of whom were still living. Also in home were their children; Elerby Ross (13), Charlotte Ross (11), Willoby Ross (9), William Ross (9), Monnie Ross (6) and Beattrice Ross (7 months old).  All of the household members were reported to have been born in South Carolina. Jussee was a merchant of a general mercantile.

1913

On September 8, 1913, Jesse T. Ross was listed in the newspaper article “Male Help Wanted.”

On September 9, 1913, Jesse T. Ross was listed in the newspaper article “Male Help Wanted.”

On September 10, 1913, Jesse T. Ross was listed in the newspaper article “Male Help Wanted.”

1917

On October 21, 1917, Jesse T. Ross was listed in the newspaper article “Teachers.”

1919

On September 5, 1919, Jesse T. Ross was listed in the newspaper article “Teachers.”

1922

On September 25, 1922,  Mr. J. T. Ross was listed as the living father in the obituary of Monnie Eloise Ross.

1920 Census Information:

According to the 1920 United States Census recorded on January 6, 1920; Jessie T Ross (43) owned a home in Wateree Township in Kershaw County, with whom he shared with his wife, Nannie Ross. Also in home were their children; Charlotte Ross (18), Willis Ross (17), Willoughby Ross (17), Monnie Ross (15) and Beatrice Ross (10) and Jessie T. Ross, Jr. (4). All of the household members were reported to have been born in South Carolina. Three of the family member reported as being employed, Jessie was a farmer on a general farm, Willis and Willoughby were salesmen at a grocery store.

1922

On November 16, 1922, J. T. Ross was listed in the newspaper article “Three Buildings Burn At Blaney.”

1940 Census Information

Head of household, Jesse Thomas Ross (63), daughter, Beatrice Zelma Ross (27) son, Jesse Thomas Ross, Jr (24) and adopted daughter, Mary Goff Ross (16), daughter, Charlotte Ross Goff (40), grandsons, Eldred Rudolph Goff, SR, (11) and Thomas Goff (9), and granddaughter, Nancy Goff (7) owned a house valued at $3,500.00. It was reported the family members were all born in South Carolina.

Jesse Thomas Ross was employed as postmaster, Beatrice Zelma Ross was a teacher for a public school, while Jesse Thomas Ross, Jr  and Mary Goff Ross were students, Charlotte Ross Goff was not employed and her children Eldred Goff, Thomas Goff and  Nancy Goff were students.

1959

Jesse Thomas Ross passed away on October 31, 1959 in South Carolina. He was buried in Blaney Baptist Church Cemetery.

He was survived by his children; Ellerbe Hassell Ross, Charlotte Elizabeth Ross Goff, Beatrice Zelma Ross, Jesse Thomas Ross, Jr, Willerbe W Ross and Mary Goff Ross (adopted daughter).

He was preceded in death by his wife; Nancy H Goff Ross.

Tombstone Information:

Located in Blaney Baptist Church Cemetery
Elgin, Kershaw County, South Carolina, USA
Photo added by Rose
Located in Blaney Baptist Church Cemetery
Elgin, Kershaw County, South Carolina, USA
Photo added by Spencer Robinson
Located in Blaney Baptist Church Cemetery
Elgin, Kershaw County, South Carolina, USA
Photo added by Spencer Robinson
Located in Blaney Baptist Church Cemetery
Elgin, Kershaw County, South Carolina, USA
Photo added by Spencer Robinson
Located in Blaney Baptist Church Cemetery
Elgin, Kershaw County, South Carolina, USA
Photo added by Nelson McLeod

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