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John Ross

  • Birth 1752
  • Death 21 Jan 1776
  • Burial Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Memorial ID 10832946

Revolutionary War Soldier. John Ross was the first husband of Betsy Ross. He married Elizabeth Griscom in 1773. Ross, like his wife, was an upholsterer. His father was Reverend Aeneas Ross, a former assistant rector of Christ Church. John Ross, a member of the militia, was killed by an explosion of gunpowder which he was guarding.


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  • Created by: rjschatz
  • Added: 22 Apr 2005
  • Find A Grave Memorial 10832946
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Ross (1752–21 Jan 1776), Find A Grave Memorial no. 10832946, citing Christ Church Burial Ground, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by rjschatz (contributor 46560566) .