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Melancton "Lank" Ross
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Birth: Dec. 24, 1839
Northumberland
Saratoga County
New York, USA
Death: Apr. 21, 1914
Painesville
Lake County
Ohio, USA

A Civil War hero, he married Ada Matthews and lived 74 years. He is written about in D. Reid Ross' book, "Lincoln's Veteran Volunteers Win the War". He survived 4 of the bloodiest battles in the war and was the first of the 4 brothers to see combat in that war. He suffered blindness from his injuries in the war. 
 
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 Parents:
  Charles Wesley Ross (1803 - 1872)
  Margaret Halstead Reid Ross (1805 - 1892)
 
 Spouse:
  Ada Matthews Ross (1853 - 1927)*
 
 Siblings:
  Margaret (Infant) Ross (1831 - 1831)*
  Anna Marie Ross (1831 - 1904)*
  William Henry Ross (1837 - 1864)*
  Melancton Ross (1839 - 1914)
  Daniel Reid Ross (1842 - 1924)*
  John Doty Ross (1845 - 1893)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: 2nd cousin 3X removed
 
Burial:
Evergreen Cemetery
Painesville
Lake County
Ohio, USA
 
Created by: Dave Peck
Record added: Feb 05, 2011
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Melancton Lank Ross
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Melancton Lank Ross
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Melancton Lank Ross
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 Added: Feb. 5, 2011
 
 
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