|Birth: ||Feb. 24, 1845|
|Death: ||May 10, 1928|
The son of Ephraim & Martha (Lewis) Ross, in 1860 he was a laborer living in Shirley Township, Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania. He stood 5' 6" tall and had light hair and brown eyes.
A Civil War veteran, he first served at the rank of private with Co. G, 36th Pennsylvania Militia, July 4 - August 11, 1863, during the Gettysburg crisis. He then enlisted in Lewistown, Mifflin County, January 25, 1864, and mustered into federal service at Harrisburg January 28, 1865, as a private with Co. E, 20th Pennsylvania Cavalry (181st Pa). A straggler while on the march, he reported himself to authorities at Harrisburg August 1, 1864, and charged $31.75 for loss of arms and $2.45 for transportation back to the regiment. On June 17, 1865, he transferred to Co. C, 1st Pennsylvania Provisional Cavalry, as part of a war-end consolidation, and honorably discharged with his company July 13, 1865.
He married Emma Virginia Bollinger February 27, 1866, in Lewistown and fathered William E. (b. 01/17/67), Albert & Melvin Daniel (b. 03/16/68 - Albert appears to have died young), Albert L. (b. 04/07/70), Irvin (b. 01/??/72), J. Howard (b. 03/21/82), James Clinton (b. 01/07/84), Ora Viola (b. 02/24/86 - married Edward Housner), and Ray R. (b. 1889). By 1880, he was living with his family in Altoona, Blair County.
Emma Virginia Bollinger Ross (1848 - 1911)*
Raymond R Ross (1888 - 1932)*
Rose Hill Cemetery
Plot: Section OO Lot 102
Created by: Dennis Brandt
Record added: Apr 27, 2014
Find A Grave Memorial# 128616550