Joseph Paul Ross, Sr., was born in 1901.
On January 10, 1927, Paul Ross was listed as a pallbearer in the obituary of “Mamie I Rose Ross.”
On January 14, 1938, Mr. Carl Ross was listed in the newspaper article “Little Girl Better.“
On January 18, 1942, J. Paul Ross was listed in the newspaper article “For Sale Miscellaneous.“
On January 18, 1942, J. Paul Ross was listed in the newspaper article “Farm Products – Equipt. 29.“
On November 21, 1942, J. Paul Ross was listed in the newspaper article “Trucks and Trailers.“
1940 Census Information:
Head of household, Joseph Paul Ross (38), his wife Lillian Carrie Hair Ross (31), daughter, Syderas Hair Ross Sanders (10), son, Joseph Paul Ross, JR (8), son Harold Eugene Ross (6), daughter, Margie Eleanor Ross Crowley (3) owned a house valued at $3,000.00. It was reported the family members were all born in South Carolina. Joseph Paul Ross was a merchant of a retail variety store, Lillian Hair Ross kept house, while Sydares Hair Ross, Joseph Paul Ross, JR, and Harold Eugene Ross attended school. Margie Eleanor Ross was too young to attend school.
Joseph Paul Ross, Sr, 79, passed away in 1980. Burial was in the Blaney Baptist Church Cemetery.