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Rosa Bell Staats Ross
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Birth: Jan., 1865
LaSalle County
Illinois, USA
Death: Dec. 24, 1917
Alameda County
California, USA

Sister: Mila C. Staats Burgress

Rosa and her husband, John W. Ross, were married in York County, Nebraska on November 26, 1882. The couple had four children: Richard Franklin, Robert W., Clara L. (Albert) Ross Russell, and Gracie M. (Albert) McGee; they were born in Nebraska.

Her parents were Jacob Ramson Staats and Elizabeth Cudabach; they married in La Salle County, Illinois on September 2, 1863. Jacob was the son of Abraham Staats and Mila H. Robinson. He had six siblings: Jane A., Abraham, Jr., Betsy M., Levi B., Francis M., and Caroline. During the 1850 census enumeration the family resided in Vienna, New York. Abraham was born in New York state during 1808. His wife Mila H. was also born in New York, but during 1814.

Her obituary does not indicate where she was interred, but does indicate that her remains were at the "parlors of Grant D. Miller, 2372 East 14th Street."

Sources: "Oakland Tribune," Oakland, California, December 25, 1917, p. 4, census records, and Lynda Dewey. 
Family links: 
  Richard Franklin Ross (1884 - 1953)*
  Clara L Ross Russell (1888 - 1946)*
  Grace Mae Ross Albert (1897 - 1971)*
*Calculated relationship
Created by: obsessive journey
Record added: Jan 31, 2013
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