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Any info regards ancestry of Charles G. Ross, born 1794 in Kingcraig, Invernesshire, son of Charles Ross and Christena Munro. Charles G. married Isabella Mainville, born 1807. He began service with the Hudson's Bay Company in April 1818, serving at posts across Canada until Spring 1843 when he went to Vancouver Island to take charge of the building of Fort Victoria as its first Chief Trader. He died June 27, 1844 at Fort Victoria and is buried in the old H.B.C. cemetery, named after him.

Contact: All Reeder, P.O.Box 188242, Sacramento, California 95818-8242.


If you have any info on Martin Ross who settled in Cape Town, South Africa, contact: Jennifer Mahoney, Genealogist of Clan Ross - New Zealand, 34 Reynold Drive, Paralowie 5108, South Australia.


Vital Records source needed in Ontario for John Ross & wife Mary McCloud. Only child Edward Frank born June 1864. In 1900 U.S. census, John listed birthplace as New York.

Contact: Doris & James Ross via email - ddross@ntsource.com


The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Mormon) has just released some very economically priced genealogical databases on CD-Rom. Order from: Church Distribution Centre, 1999 West 1700 South, Salt Lake City, Utah 84104-4322 or call (800) 537-5950.


Anyone knowledgeable of James Ross, born 1790, married 1837, died 1902, from Ross-Shire, who lived most of his life in St. Martins and St. John, N.B., please contact his great-grandson Arthur Dallon, 50 Hillside Avenue, Lawrence, Maine, USA 01841-3252.


Mark Ross of Alberta is looking for relatives in Nova Scotia. His great-grandfather, George Ross, and his grandfather, Mark Percy Ross, both arrived in Alberta in the 1920's from around Kentville, N.S. Mark married Violet Elizabeth Dunlop and they spent most of their married lives in Bowden and Innisfail, Alberta. It is believed that Mark Percy, and possibly George, worked in the Cape Breton coal mines before moving west.

Anyone with info please email - mark.ross@home.com


Searching for family of Jean Ross (born June 15, 1796, in Glasgow) who married James Howie (born August 1, 1700, in Aberdeen) in Montreal on December 25, 1820. They are my 2g-grandparents.

Contact: William Richard (Dick) Howard by email - dhf@nowonline.net

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Seeking info re: my 3g-grandfather, Donald Ross, born circa 1760 (died May 8, 1841) married (November 1773) Ann Morris, born circa 1775 to Richard Morris and Bridget Griffiths. Donald was granted land in 1790 near Guysborough, Nova Scotia, as a Loyalist. Land was part of the Hubbell Grant, so Donald must have been in Duke of Cumberland/Lord Montague's Regiment. His son, John Ross, married Elizabeth Bears. John's son, John Henry Ross, was born in 1836 and settled near Rock Island, Illinois, and married Hester Roberts.

Contact: Agnes Bennett, 625 N. Van Buren, Apt. 215, Tucson, AZ, USA 85711.


Looking for info on family background. Am back to a James Ross, born in Leith, Scotland, about 1820. He married Elizabeth Hodge.

Contact: Don Ross, 979 Eastlawn Avenue, Sarnia ON N7S 1X3.


Looking for info on my ancestor, John Ross, who came from Scotland in 1759 to join the 78th Fraser Regiment to fight on the Plains of Abraham. He later settled in Maskinonge, Quebec, and married Marie Louise St. Cerney. His second son William was born in 1768.

Contact: Mrs. L. Morassutti (nee Ross), 1365 W. Arthur St., Thunder Bay ON P7C 4V1.


Looking for family history of Dr. Alex Milton Ross of Toronto. He was born in Belleville, Ontario, December 13, 1832, and died in Detroit on October 27, 1897. He was a world famous Canadian scientist and abolitionist, who wore more foreign decorations than any other Canadian. My great-grandmother was Eliza Ross (1840-1891), also born in Belleville. I believe the family was from Nova Scotia. The two may have been brother and sister.

Contact: Robert C. Gunn, 2275 Otami Trail, Mississauga ON L5H 3N2.


Looking for info about the Hagart family who migrated to Australia four generations ago.

Contact: Doug Hagart, 51 Lofven Street, Nerrina, Victoria, Australia, 3350.


Colin Brown of North Devon, England, is looking for relatives. His mother, Elizabeth Allen Thomson Ross, was born in Achiemore, Durness, Sutherland, in 1913, one of 9 children of William Ross (sheep farm manager) and Jane MacKay, who are buried in Balnakiel Churchyard, Durness. Colin's great-grandfather was Donald Ross, died July 27, 1928, whose wife was Ellen MacKay, died December 14, 1918. He understands his 4X great grandfather was Rob Donne MacKay, the Gaelic bard admired by Sir Walter Scott.

Contact Colin by e-mail: collywobble@tinyworld.co.uk


Does anyone know the names of parents or other relatives of Wm. F. Ross, b 1826 or 27, likely New Glasgow, Nova Scotia, Canada. He was married there in 1854 to Catherine Fraser, who was buried in Riverside Cemetary in New Glasgow. Wm. F. was a joiner (carpenter) and later (1892-94) was Pipe Major in Bridgeville, Pictou County, where he died in 1895.

Any info would be appreciated by his great-grandson, Donald Ross 1234 Downing Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada R3E 2R7, email: andrross@home.com


Any leads would be appreciated on the ancestors of my grandmother, Annie Ross, born in Aberdeen, May 10, 1892. Her father was James Ross and her mother Elizabeth Smith. She lived in Trail, British Columbia, Canada for a while and was believed to have 8 sisters, some of whom may have stayed in Trail. She came to the USA and lived in Deadwood or Lead, South dakota. She married Robert Gregor Stewart.

Send info to: Gregg Stewart, 303-1 Meadow Drive, Casper Wyoming, USA 82601 email:havetodab@aol.com


Attempting to track parents and siblings of Arthur Malcolm Ross, born 1864 in London, Ontario, Canada and died October 11, 1922 in Washington, D.C. USA. Married Lucy Mary Blodgett on Nov.12, 1888, possibly in Genessee County, New York. They lived in Denver, Colorado where two children were born: Mary Elizabeth in 1889 and William A. in 1891. Family was in Newark, New York per 1900 census. Mary Elizabeth married and became Mary Elizabeth Ross Newman, my grandmother.

Any info will be appreciated: John Newman, 211 S. Wells Street, Panama City Beach, Florida 32413 USA or email: Beachbum@knology.net


Looking for relatives of Thomas Ker Ross, son of Daniel Ross and Jane Reid, born January 1, 1881, in Newton Mills, Nova Scotia, occupation: blacksmith. He married Bessie Laura Dean, daughter of David K. Dean and Charlotte Ansell, on March 25, 1903. Thomas and Bessie had ten children. Thomas died January 24, 1961.

Contact his grandson, Blair S. Ross, 207 - 980 Burnham Street, Cobourg, Ontario K9A 4T7 or e-mail: rossko@sympatico.ca


Around the time of the Highland Clearances (1807-1820's) one of my ancestors, Hugh Ross (born 1800 died 1897) emigrated to Pictou, Nova Scotia (sometime before 1836). I have letters to his brother Donald, dated between 1836-1844. I would like to hear from anyone who may be descended from this line from Ross-shire, Scotland.

Contact: Hugh McCulloch, 17 Toftdale Green, Lyppard Bourne, Worcester WR5 OPE, England.

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