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John Banning Ross b. May 2, 1881, near Central City, CO, son of John McLennan Ross (b. June 3, 1844, Stanley Bridge, PEI) & Harriette A. Banning (b. Aug. 1854, Iowa). Daughter CLARA BELLE ROSS (b. Jan. 22, 1880) m. Eb Perry and have an adopted son(?) Seeking info.

Contact: Al Streit, 817 Pomona Avenue, Albany CA 94706-1815 USA

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Daniel Hyrum Ross b. c1800, Scotland. Emigrated NB, Canada, m. Joahanna/Johanna Hargrove/Hartsgrove on March 16, 1822, in St. Mary's, York, N.B., had 14 children (some in NB, some in Maine, and some in York County, ON, Canada. Fourth child, Joseph, b. Dec.15, 1837, in St. Mary's, m. Hessy Weeks. Requests info. about desc. of this family.

Contact: Howard Ross, Box 277, Belle Fourche, SD 57717-0277 USA


Albert Charles Ross b. c1860 Kempville, ON. In Canadian army in WWI d. Shorncliff, ENG in flu epidemic. He married Mary Ann Srigley (b. 30 Dec. 1867) about 1887 Wingham ON. They lived Winnipeg, MB, with issue: Violet, Susie, David, Albert, Lottie, Lauretta, Grace, Ethel, Gladys, Earl Wesley (b. 22 Feb. 1902) and Victoria.

Contact: Lauretta Friese, FMCA 91080, P.O. Box 44209, Cincinnati, OH 45244-0209 USA


Great-great-grandfather Alexander Ross came to Canada from Nigg by way of Cromarty in 1832-36. With wife and eight children, he arrived at the Canada Company's Huron Tract in 1836, settling near Brucefield, ON.

Contact: Norma M. Tiner, 2065 Oak Bay Avenue #106, Victoria, BC V8R 1E6.


Nova Scotia Commissioner (Mainland) Greg Ross would be interested in corresponding with any descendants of a Dr. William Ross, minister of a large Presbyterian Church in Winnipeg during the 30's and 40's. Dr. Ross used to correspond with Greg's father (deceased 1956) and was an uncle to Greg's grandfather Evan Ross of Halifax.

Contact: G. MacGregor Ross, 1507-5770 Spring Garden Road, Halifax, NS B3H 4J8.


Evelyn McTaggert (b. c1836 Western North Carolina) m. Thomas Haney, dau. married Donald C. Riley. Some of Donald Riley's family (Brown or Smith) married into the Ross Clan in Barrington, NS, Canada, in early 1800's when trade began along the Eastern Seaboard. Info requested about his wife's ancestor Evelyn.

Contact: Donald C. Riley, #201 - 20268 River Ridge Terrace, Ashburn, VA 22011-2630 USA


William Ross b. January 30, 1836, in West Zorra Township, Oxford County, Ontario. Son of Alexander Ross and Elspet MacKay. Went to Yerrington, Nevada, after 1861. Family lost touch with him. Any info?

Contact: Mrs. R. F. Ross, Route #4, Box 130, Nathalie, Virginia, USA 24577.


One of our cross-border members, and a descendant of Alexander Ross of the early Red River Settlement (now Manitoba) would like to hear from any possible relatives in the Southern Ontario area. Her family tree includes --- Ross, MacGillivray, MacLean, Matheson and (from the Orkneys) Irvine, Williamson and Leslie.

Contact: Patricia Heimsness, 44 Ginger Woods Road, Valley, Nebraska 68064-9404 USA.


In 1651, David Ross, 12th Baron of Balnagowan and 800 men were defeated at the Battle of Worcester. Survivors were bound out to colonists in the New World. Any further info welcome.

Contact: Paul Ross, 1015 Archer Street, San Diego, CA 92109 USA


Searching for William Nesbitt, born in Scotland ... emigrated to Canada with parents. Was a physician. Second son John Cinmonth Nesbitt m. Almira Ross. Issue: Sarah Roshtha (b. 1847 in Canada, m. William Bradley), William (b. 1849 in Canada, m. Bridget O'Keefe), Francis Lucas (b. 1853 in Sanilac County, Michigan, m. Emma Jane Hill), John K. (b. 1855, m. Vina Parker).

Contact: Sandee Sinclair, 1098 Wingleton Road, RR3, Baldwin, MI 49304 USA.

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