Ross Delaite (1900 - 1970)

A photo of Ross Delaite
Ross Delaite
1900 - 1970
updated February 06, 2019
Ross Delaite was born on February 4, 1900. He died in March 1970 at age 70. We know that Ross Delaite had been residing in Winterport, Waldo County, Maine.

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Ross Delaite Biography

With today's technology we are able to write and share our own history which lasts forever online. Our ancestors never had a chance to document their lives. This biography is dedicated to memorialize the life of Ross Delaite, honor his ancestry & genealogy, and his immediate Delaite family.

Most Commonly Known Name

Ross Delaite

First name

Ross

Middle name

Unknown.

Last Name(s)

Nickname(s) or aliases

Gender

Male

Birth

Ross Delaite was born on

Death

Ross Delaite died in

Cause of death

There is no cause of death listed for Ross.

Burial / Funeral

Do you know the final resting place - gravesite in a cemetery or location of cremation - of Ross Delaite?

Obituary

Unknown.

Ethnicity & Lineage

What is Ross's ethnicity and where did his parents, grandparents & great-grandparents come from?

Nationality & Locations Lived

Unknown.

Religion

Unknown. Was Ross a religious man?

Last Known Residence

Winterport, Waldo County, Maine

Education

Did Ross finish grade school, get a GED, go to high school, get a college degree or masters? What schools or universities did Ross attend?

Professions

Share what Ross did for a living or if he had a career or profession.

Personal Life & Organizations

Share some highlights of Ross's personal life & organizations in which they participated.

Military Service

Did Ross serve in the military or did a war or conflict interfere with his life?

Average Age

Life Expectancy

Back to Top

Ross Delaite Family Tree

Ross's immediate relatives including parents, siblings, partnerships and children in the Delaite family tree.

Ross's Family

Add a parent
Add a parent
Ross Delaite
Add a partner
Add a child
Add a partner
Add a child
Add a sibling

Friends:

Click to add friends & family.

Ross's Family Photos

Pictures really do say a thousand words. Add photos of Ross during various points of his life.
ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Share Memories about Ross

What do you remember about Ross Delaite? Share your memories of special moments and stories you have heard about him. Or just leave a comment to show the world that Ross is remembered.

Ross Delaite Obituary

This obit of Ross Delaite is maintained by Ross's followers. Contribute to her obituary and include details such as cemetery, burial, newspaper obituary and grave or marker inscription if available.

Ross Delaite died in March 1970 at 70 years of age. He was born on February 4, 1900. There is no information about Ross's surviving family. We know that Ross Delaite had been residing in Winterport, Waldo County, Maine.
Followers & Sources
Other Records of Ross Delaite

1900 - 1970 World Events

Refresh this page to see various historical events that occurred during Ross's lifetime

In 1900, in the year that Ross Delaite was born, a massive hurricane, known as the Great Galveston hurricane, hit Galveston Texas. Winds hit up to 145 miles an hour (category 4) and it remains the single most deadly event in U.S. history. Between 6,000 and 12,000 died (most estimates are around 8,000 dead). The population of Galveston at the time was about 36,000 people in 1900.

In 1922, when he was 22 years old, the Reparations Commission assessed German liability for World War 1 at 132 billion gold marks (over $32 billion U.S. dollars at the time). This led to hyperinflation in Germany and created the political and social atmosphere in which Hitler was able to rise to power.

In 1937, when he was 37 years old, on May 28th, the San Francisco Golden Gate Bridge opened to cars. Taking 5 years to build, the 4,200-foot-long suspension bridge was an engineering marvel of its time - 11 men died during construction. The "international orange" color was chosen because it resisted rust and fading. To the present, it is the symbol of the City that is known throughout the world.

In 1969, when he was 69 years old, in August, a previously planned small concert turned into a (free) more than 400,000 strong gathering of attendees and bands at Max Yasgur's farm in upstate New York - now called Woodstock. Just some of the 32 acts: Richie Havens, Joe Cocker, Janis Joplin, Jimi Hendrix, The Who, Joan Baez, Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young, Jefferson Airplane, Country Joe, Santana, The Band, and Sly and the Family Stone.

In 1970, in the year of Ross Delaite's passing, on April 10th, Paul McCartney announced that he was leaving the Beatles. (John Lennon had previously told the band that he was leaving but hadn't publicly announced it.) By the end of the year, each Beatle had his own album.

Other Biographies

Other Delaites

Olive L Delaite
Jul 18, 1911 - Jun 26, 1989
Plainville, CT
Una Delaite
Jan 5, 1908 - February 1976
Winterport, ME
Dale H Delaite
Mar 1, 1918 - Sep 12, 1994
Brownville, ME
Fern P Delaite
Jan 16, 1923 - Dec 1, 2002
East Hartford, CT
Anna M Delaite
Mar 17, 1926 - Dec 14, 1999
Lincoln, ME
Josephine Delaite
Dec 13, 1906 - January 1978
Bucksport, ME
Ruby Delaite
Dec 7, 1914 - May 7, 2003
Meriden, CT
Mildred D Delaite
Mar 9, 1915 - Nov 12, 1987
Meriden, CT
Connie Delaite
Apr 6, 1935 - Jun 15, 1996
Dorothy K Delaite
Feb 3, 1916 - Feb 3, 1995
Monrovia, CA
Robert M DeLaite
Born: around 1917
Maine, United States
Leon W DeLaite
Born: around 1920
Maine, United States
James W DeLaite
Born: around 1917
Massachusetts, United States

Other Bios

Stella Protopapas
Jul 16, 1894 - April 1973
Boston, MA
Ruth I Putnam
Jun 7, 1908 - Jun 11, 2002
Portland, ME
Millicent Patty
Sep 6, 1910 - Feb 18, 2000
Dayton, OH
Rosa Chabot
Sep 21, 1901 - August 1983
Sanford, ME
Eunice M Aubens
May 21, 1903 - Dec 2, 1995
Somerville, MA
Roger J Gouzie
Feb 19, 1929 - Jan 21, 2002
Portland, ME
Adella S Lint
Feb 17, 1921 - Jun 14, 2006
Mapleton, ME
Felix Beaulieu
Aug 28, 1916 - Feb 15, 2009
Plantsville, CT
Harry Cummings
Apr 17, 1882 - August 1970
York, ME
Aline B Letourneau
Jul 13, 1926 - Jan 19, 2000
Sanford, ME
Daniel Benner
Nov 15, 1921 - October 1980
Pemaquid, ME
Elise Obrien
Jun 7, 1901 - May 1978
Portland, ME
Buford Scott
Apr 10, 1918 - November 1972
Sabattus, ME
Bessie E Nadeau
Nov 28, 1901 - November 1989
Anna E Yambor
Jul 23, 1902 - Jan 17, 1992
Brunswick, ME
Ernest E Ward
Sep 27, 1923 - Jan 27, 1993
Brunswick, ME
Richard K Alley
Apr 6, 1931 - Jan 12, 2008
Cape Elizabeth, ME
Bertha Decosta
Aug 4, 1896 - April 1980
Portland, ME
Grace E Fisher
Jul 21, 1915 - Jan 2, 2011
Falmouth, ME
Laura Doten
Jun 11, 1891 - November 1985
Windham, ME
Success Stories from Biographies like Ross Delaite
I have to tell you a VERY special story about how AncientFaces helped to reunite our family. For 13 years, I have been searching for my grandmother's missing sister. She just disappeared from the family in the 1930s without a trace. No one ever knew where or when she died or where she was buried. My years of searching have just run into dead ends, so I had given up. Today, out-of-the-blue, a young lady called me and said that she had seen a photograph on AncientFaces and one of the women in the photo was her grandmother! Little did I know that she had left a small child behind when she died so young of TB. You can imagine our shock and excitement at finding each other and a whole new family that we never knew existed. We only live one state away from each other and very soon plan to have all family members meet to share our sides of "the story" and of course, many, many more picturesl AncientFaces...... without you, this family may never have been complete and Aunt Grace would have been lost to us forever. I hope you realize what a valuable service you provide and how grateful we are to have found you. Thank you!!!! -Lynda B.
I never knew my biological family. My family is my mother and father who raised me. But, as I got older I got curious about my heritage. It took me years of investigation to finally discover my parents’ names. Well, I get goosebumps just writing this, I have found my biological family because of AncientFaces. Yes!! I did a search for my [parents' names] and was shocked to find a photo of them on AncientFaces! I cannot tell you the feeling that came over me when I saw this photo - to see the faces of my biological parents…JUST LIKE THAT. I left a comment on the photo and you won’t believe this - the owner of the photo is MY SISTER!!! Yes, I have a LITTLE sister! It turns out my parents were too young when they had me and had to give me up. My little sister knew I existed and wanted to find me but had no way of doing it. Thanks to you I am meeting my little sister for the first time next month. GOD BLESS YOU ANCIENTFACES. -Anonymous
We have found our missing relative entirely thanks to AncientFaces. We have received a much clearer photo of Captain Grant from his Son. The picture we on AncientFaces is an old yellowed newspaper photo. I am attaching the new photo and ask that you take the old one out and put the new clear picture in its place. With our Canadian Remembrance Day here in 2 days - the timing could not be better. Thank You, AncientFaces. My long lost Aunt is now 86 years old and her Son and I are talking by phone and e-mails. Captain Grant was his Father and died in France in 1944 and is buried there. By posting pictures of the visit to his gravesite - we connected through one of his brothers. Amazing that our prayers have been answered. Thank you -Beth B.
I came home for lunch yesterday and decided to look at my email before going back to work. The weekly newsletter that I subscribe to from the Logan Family History Center had this message in it about AncientFaces. I clicked on the link and the first search I did was for Woodruff, and Mamie was the first picture that came up. I could hardly stand it. I was late getting back to work. I had to add comments and write to you. Thank you for noticing her in the store and for the website. I can't help but wonder how many other family pictures may have ended up in that store and why. I also can't help but feel that it was meant to be and that there is a purpose that this picture is coming home as you say. What are the chances of this all just happening? It's amazing that you even picked it up at the store and then went to all the extra effort to post it. It makes me feel as though you have been my friend forever. It certainly has given me a connection to you, and I have a love for what you do. I just can't tell you how excited I am. I can't even hold it in. -Cathy K., Utah
I have previously submitted several pictures of my grandfather August Zemidat. I have tried for many years to find anyone with that name, and I have searched many genealogy web sites to no avail. Recently I was contacted by someone who saw my pictures on AncientFaces who may well be a cousin. She also provided me with information that seems to indicate her grandparents were my grandfather’s siblings. Considering the many years I have been searching for the name Zemidat, I find this is absolutely amazing that I have finally found a family member. Thank you AncientFaces -Ron D.
I love AncientFaces, a while back I saw that you had labeled Garcia surname pictures. At the time I didn’t have all my family facts for my research. Anyway, I wandered into your site just to check it out AND NOW 1 YEAR LATER I received a picture from an 87 year old aunt and guess what you had this very same picture on your site!! (They were my great aunts and my great-grandmother!). Thank you… -Angela M.
I have loved AncientFaces since I first found it, it's the first thing I check when I turn on the computer. There was a time when even in the most modest households there were three cherished possessions, a family Bible. a family album and a fancy lamp. It was usual for the family to gather in the parlour, generally on Sunday and talk, tell stories of family and friends with the photos in the albums as illustration. Sadly in our modern electronic age we have fallen away from the oral tradition and interest in history has waned. I was quite shocked on the anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic to see so many comments from younger people who were surprised to learn that the Titanic wasn't just a movie. This is why AncientFaces is so important, to me it's the electronic age version of the oral tradition on a global scale and the sheer volume of people who follow, comment and contribute seems to prove the point. We are all grateful to you all for providing us with this wonderful site. - Arba M.