|Birth: ||Oct. 29, 1784|
South Carolina, USA
|Death: ||May 22, 1874|
John was the son of Dr. George Ross, Sr.and Isabella Montgomery. He married first Elizabeth Ferguson, 15 March 1810. Their children were George Richard Ross, Nancy J. /Isabella Ross, Eliza Caroline Miller, John Leland Ross, Henry Edwin Ross, Frances Catherine Cain, Miles F. Ross, Cyrus Lee Ross, Franklin Spencer Ross, and James Montgomery Ross. After her death John married Sarah Rebecca Fowler, 5 January 1830. Their children were William Stanhope Ross and Francis Preston Ross. After the death of Sarah he married Mary Wells, 9 January 1851.
From Monroe County Mississippi History Site:
Among the early settlers were Col. Austin Willis, Mr. Cocke, the father of Chancellor Stephen Cocke; Daniel W. Wright, the Cravens, Alexanders, Sandersons, Branches, Fords, Dr. Higgason, Jacob Loughridge, Isaac Dyche, William Morse, and Ben. T. Reese; Henry Hardy, John Colter, JOHN ROSS, the Echolls, Martins, Farrisses and Hutchinsons. In the northern portion of the county were John Wise, Abner Dyer, Kirk and mark Prewitt, the McKinneys and Parchmans.
Elizabeth Ferguson Ross (1789 - 1826)
George Richard Ross (1811 - 1873)*
Nancy I. Ross (1812 - 1896)*
John Leland Ross (1816 - 1850)*
Cyrus Lee Ross (1823 - 1890)*
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