|Birth: ||Feb. 1, 1882|
|Death: ||May 25, 1909|
Bert Ross, a young man killed in a mine accident.
Also killed in the mine accident was a young boy named William Hayden. I have created a page for him but unable to locate a cemetery that is why he is linked here.
The 1900 US Federal Census finds the family of Joseph Lawson living in Center, Woodson county, Kansas. Joseph is listed as working as day labor. Also in the home is his wife Angeline *[see footnote], children Bert R. age 18, Laura age 16, Jennie age 12, Ada age 11, Samuel age 5 and Ina age 1.
Parents of Bert and his sister Laura), were Christopher Columbus Lum Ross and Mahala Angeline (Cordell) Ross. Joseph Lawson was Mahala Angeline's second husband. They had eight children.
Spouse of Albert Ross who was killed in a mine in Missouri along with her half brother Charles Green. She married Alonzo J. Ross July 15, 1910 in Jasper County, MO and had two children Edna (Ross) Walker and Walter Ross.
She died from the complication of a pregnancy.
Photo at right:
Article was published in the Carthage Evening Press newspaper on May 27, 1909
Note: The Coahuilla Lead and Zinc mine was located in an area referred to as Porto Rico. It was part of a large mining conglomerate that operated in the Jasper county area.
Additional information about Bert's mother;
WASHINGTON DEATHS 1883-1960
Angelina M. Johnson
[Angelina M Cordell]
Birth Date: about 1866
Death Date: 8 Jun 1951
Age at Death: 85
Death Location: Longview, Cowlitz, Washington
Father: Sampson Cordell
Record Source: Washington State Death Records
Lucinda Vanhoy Ross (1887 - 1923)*
Plot: Traditional Section Bl 6 Lot 19 Sp 1
Created by: NJBrewer
Record added: Nov 28, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 101424402
Aunt Bee on the porch in Mayberry
Added: Oct. 14, 2013
Added: Jan. 8, 2013
In memory of one of the many miners that lost their lives working in the Jasper county, Missouri lead and zinc mines. It was very dangerous work.|
Added: Dec. 1, 2012