Thursday, May 24, 2012

Treasure Chest Thursday - Telegram reporting the death of John Ross Sr

Telegram reporting the death of John F Ross Sr.
This is a scan of a Western Union telegram reporting the death of my 2nd great grandfather, John F. Ross Sr. to his wife Mary H. (Stotler) Ross. Mary was living with their daughter Dr. Mary A. Ross in Los Angeles, California at the time. Helen is their daughter, Helen Ross (later Whitted). I found it in the 1940 diary of Mary H. (Stotler) Ross.
Received at 1117 N. Western Ave., Hollywood, Calif. Telephone GLadstone 3164
1934 DEC 13 AM 8 42
SM47 10=LAKECITY IOWA 13 1020A
MARY S ROSS=
318 NORTH MARIPOSEA LOSA=
FATHER PASSED AWAY THIS MORNING WIRE IF YOU WILL COME=
HELEN.

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