Joseph Carl Ross (1929 - 1996)

Joseph Carl Ross
1929 - 1996
updated February 06, 2019
Joseph Carl Ross, father to 5 children, was born on December 28, 1929 in Chester, Pennsylvania. He was born to Joseph Carl Espinosa and Pauline E. (Yost) Espinosa, with siblings Shirley and Carmen. He married Alberta Chambers. Joseph also married Delores Shull, and they gave birth to Randy Ross and Crystal Ross. He married Shirley Abrams, and they gave birth to Shawnda R. Ross, Colin Michael Ross, and Casey Ross. He died on April 2, 1996 in Kalispell, Montana at 66 years of age.

After his mother's second marriage to Jeff Bob Ross, Joseph changed his last name to his stepfather's last name, Ross. He was born Joseph Carl Espinosa Jr. The attached 1930 Census incorrectly listed family surname as Espinoza with a z. He married my mother, Alberta Louise Chambers on June 13, 1948. My mother was fifteen and a half and Joe was eighteen and a half when they were married. I was born when my mother was only seventeen. They were married for two and a half years. I was ten months old when they were officially divorced.

The last time my father visited me was in 1952. My mother said he brought his new wife with him for the visit at my mother's home. My mother said his new wife was very nice and was pregnant. She said Joe was hoping for a boy this time.

I had regular visits with my paternal grandmother Pauline who was married to Stan DeLeary at the time. They were very kind. I remember thinking that Stan was tall and handsome. My mother and stepfather moved to California when I was five years old. My mother did not tell Pauline that we had moved. My mother asked her mother, Madelyn Chambers to go to where Pauline worked to tell Pauline that my mother did not have time to contact her before we moved. Pauline was very angry and told my grandmother Madelyn that she would never have anything to do with me in the future. I never saw or heard from grandmother Pauline again. I never saw or heard from my father again.

Joseph died of lung cancer.
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Joseph Carl Ross
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Male
Gender
Joseph
First name
Carl
Middle name
Ross
Last name(s)
Unknown
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Kalispell, Flathead County, Montana us 59901
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Joseph Ross was born on in Chester, Pennsylvania United States
Birth
Joseph Ross died on in Kalispell, Flathead County, Montana United States 59901
Death
Joseph Ross was born on in Chester, Pennsylvania United States
Joseph Ross died on in Kalispell, Flathead County, Montana United States 59901
Birth
Death
Lung cancer
Cause of death
at Buffalo Hill Funeral Home, in Kalispell, Montana United States 59901
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United States

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Catholic

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Carpenter, Construction,truck driver

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Joined the Marines but was medically discharged after a couple months.

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Joseph Carl Ross Family Tree

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Parents:

1905 - Unknown

Siblings:

May 9, 1926 - Unknown
1929 - Unknown

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Joseph Carl Ross & Alberta Louise (Chambers) Ross

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Joseph Carl Ross & Delores Carlotta (Oliver) Shull

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Joseph Carl Ross & Shirley Abrams

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Crystal Goosey
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Joe was my father,he also has .. Randy,Sbawnda,Casey and Colin, my name is Crystal. Would love to connect with his daughter Connie. Look for me on face book under Crystal Goosey. Or phone 406 *******.:)
Jul 16, 2016 · Reply
Mike Ross
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I am his Son also. Talk to you soon sister.
Jul 18, 2016 · Reply
Connie Ross
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I want to know who he was as a person, what he did for a living and the cause of his death.
Feb 02, 2016 · Reply
Connie Ross
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I know that I have half siblings and I would like to know their names and possibly meet someday.
Feb 02, 2016 · Reply
Connie Ross
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My father and mother divorced when I was a toddler. He disappeared from my life before my 3rd birthday and I never knew him.
Feb 02, 2016 · Reply
Joseph Carl Ross was my father. My mother is Alberta Louise Chambers. They were married in 1948 in Phoenix, Arizona, lived in Clinton, Indiana where I was born. Joe was 18 and my mother was almost 16 years old at the time of their marriage. They were married for two years and divorced in 1950 when I was a baby. I have a copy of their divorce decree. I never knew Joe as he disappeared from my life when I was a toddler. I knew my grandmother Pauline who was married to Stanley DeLeary. When my mother and stepfather moved to California when I was 5 years old, I lost contact with my grandmother.

Joseph Carl Ross was born Joseph Carl Espinoza Jr. on December 28, 1929 in Chester, Pennsylvania to Joseph Carl Espinosa (born 1905) an immigrant from Argentina and Pauline E.Yost, born in 1909 in Pennsylvania, the daughter of German immigrant, Charles Arthur Yost (1875-1927) and Louisa Anna Yost (born 1885). Pauline had a sister named Carolina born in 1903 and a brother, Karl born in 1905. In the 1910 and 1920 census the Yosts lived in Pittsburgh Ward 17, Allegheny, Pennsylvania. Pauline told my mother that her marriage to Joseph Espinosa was arranged by the two families. Besides my father, Joseph and Pauline had two other children, Shirley M. Espinoza born in 1927, Carmen Espinoza, who was less than a year older than Joseph Jr. I do not know when they divorced. By 1940 (according to the 1940 Census) Pauline was married to Jeff Bob Ross and they lived in Bexar County, Texas. Joe and Shirley changed their last names to Ross. Pauline and Jeff Ross had a son together, Gerald Warren Ross, born 12/10/1934 in Bexar County, Texas in 1934 and passed away in 1996. There is no further mention of Joe’s sister Carmen after the 1930 Census in Pennsylvania. Pauline died in 1981 in Apache Junction, Pinal, Arizona. Her husband Stanley DeLeary passed away in 1991.

On November 4, 1952, Joe married Delores Carlotta Oliver Shull in Rosebud, Mt. I do not know anything about his life after that except that my mother said that Joe and Carlotta had a child together. They both came to visit me at the home where I was living with my mother and her second husband. My mother said that Joe’s wife was pregnant and Joe was hoping for a boy this time.

I have always wanted to meet my half siblings. I hope that someone reading this post will contact me and tell me about my father's life after he left Arizona in 1952.
Jan 13, 2016 · Reply
Robert Glassey
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He was my grandfather.
Dec 28, 2014 · Reply
Dear Robert, If you are Joe's grandson then I am your aunt. Joe married my mother in 1948 or 49. I always knew that I had half brothers or sisters. I have never been able to get any information. My parents divorced before I was a year old. I have researched my family tree and posted the information that I know to be true to [external link], http://www.[external link]/person/joseph-c-ross/81205697. I would love to know about you and your parents and other relatives that I have. Please send me an email and we can exchange information. Warm regards nephew, aunt Connie (born: Constance Diane Ross)
Jan 09, 2016 · Reply

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Joseph Carl Ross, father to 5 children, died on April 2, 1996 in Kalispell, Montana at age 66. He was buried in Buffalo Hill Funeral Home, Kalispell, Montana. Joseph was born on December 28, 1929 in Chester, Pennsylvania. He was born to Joseph Carl Espinosa and Pauline E. (Yost) Espinosa, with siblings Shirley and Carmen. Joseph married Alberta Chambers. He would also marry Delores Shull, and they gave birth to Randy Ross and Crystal Ross. He married Shirley Abrams, and they gave birth to Shawnda R. Ross, Colin Michael Ross, and Casey Ross.
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In 1929, in the year that Joseph Carl Ross was born, the St. Valentine's Day Massacre happened on February 14th. In Chicago, seven men from the North Side Irish gang were gunned down by Al Capone's South Side Italian gang at the garage at 2122 North Clark Street. Al Capone was making a successful move to take over Chicago's organized crime. But the St. Valentine's Day massacre also resulted in a public outcry against all gangsters.

In 1932, Joseph was merely 3 years old when five years to the day after Lindbergh crossed the Atlantic, Amelia Earhart flew solo from Newfoundland to Ireland, the first woman to cross the Atlantic solo and the first to replicate Lindbergh's feat. She flew over 2,000 miles in just under 15 hours.

In 1978, at the age of 49 years old, Joseph was alive when on July 25th, Louise Brown, the first "test-tube baby", was born at Oldham Hospital in London. Louise was conceived through IVF (in vitro fertilization), a controversial and experimental procedure at the time.

In 1989, Joseph was 60 years old when on January 20th, George Herbert Walker Bush became the 41st President of the United States. Previously Ronald Regan's Vice President, he ran against Michael Dukakis and won the popular vote by 53.4% to 45.6%.

In 1996, in the year of Joseph Carl Ross's passing, on July 5th, the first cloned mammal - "Dolly the Sheep" - was born in Scotland. She had three mothers. Dolly lived to be 6 years old and produced 6 lambs. Since, other sheep have been cloned as well as horses, pigs, deer, and bulls.

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