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Re: Ross Family

Posted: 11 Feb 2007 8:50AM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: Ross, Douglas, Hinzman, Corley/Cauley, Hicklin, Smith, Hicks
I am looking for data to determine whether my ggggrandmother Elizabeth "Betsy" Ross was a sister of John Anderson Ross or your John Robert Ross. Elizabeth was born ca 1773, and shows up in the 1820 and 1830 federal census records as head of household. She had six children with William Douglas. All of her children kept the Ross surname. Various anecdotal records list Elizabeth's parents as Robert & Mary Ross. Elizabeth's youngest child was my gggrandfather James Anderson Ross.

Elizabeth's children married into the Hinzman, Corley/Cauley, Hicklin, Smith and Hicks families. Some of them relocated to Lewis and Braxton counties. Some stayed in Bath Co. and still own land on the Cowpasture River.

Mary Ross's 1858 death certificate from Harrison Co. indicates that she was born in Bath Co. in 1791, and that her parents were Robert & Mary. Could she have been another sibling?
SubjectAuthorDate Posted
Roger Ross 31 Mar 2001 12:00PM GMT 
PatFannin47 12 Apr 2006 6:56PM GMT 
dlr94306 11 Feb 2007 3:50PM GMT 
paddypuke 12 Feb 2007 6:11PM GMT 
wvgal40 21 Feb 2007 4:27PM GMT 
dlr94306 22 Feb 2007 12:08AM GMT 
jdjones124 7 Jul 2009 5:27PM GMT 
dlr94306 7 Jul 2009 5:58PM GMT 
jdjones124 20 Jul 2009 8:34PM GMT 
paddypuke 21 Jul 2009 12:09AM GMT 
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