Person:Austin Ross (2)

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Austin Sterling ROSS
m. Abt 1800
  1. Hulsey W. Ross1801 - 1846
  2. Harry Ross1804 - 1853
  3. Eliza Ross1806 - 1835
  4. Lucinda Ross1808 - 1895
  5. Laura Ross1809 - 1813
  6. Maria Ross1812 - 1862
  7. Ann Irene Ross1814 - 1870
  8. Perrin D. Ross1816 - 1862
  9. William O. Ross1819 - 1847
  10. Nelson Joseph Ross1821 - 1891
  11. Emeline E. Ross1823 - 1902
  12. Austin Sterling ROSS1826 - 1912
m. 4 Sep 1849
Facts and Events
Name Austin Sterling ROSS
Gender Male
Birth? 17 Oct 1826 North East, Erie, Pennsylvania
Marriage 4 Sep 1849 Pittsfield, Warren, Pennsylvaniato Martha HOFFMAN
Death? 9 Mar 1912 Leavenworth, Leavenworth, Kansas

1850 CENSUS Census roll 777. page 111 Erie County, PA Sterling Ross age 23 b. in PA Harnessmaker Martha Ross age 21 b. in PA Hannah Ross age 65 b, in CT Sterling's brother Harry lives next door.

Children of Sterling Ross and Martha Hoffman are: + 22 i. Mary Louise3 Ross, born Jun 17, 1850 in Pennsylvania; died Aug 13, 1926 in Fayette, Fayette Co., IA. 23 ii. Blanchie Ross, born May 14, 1852. 24 iii. Ann Elizabeth Ross, born Oct 14, 1854; died Bef. 1899. 25 iv. James Franklin Ross, born Oct 02, 1856. 26 v. Lincoln Hamlin Ross, born Nov 07, 1860. + 27 vi. Fayette Sterling Ross, born Oct 17, 1862 in Barron, Marinette County., WI; died Feb 09, 1918 in Watertown, IL. + 28 vii. Adelbert Ross, born May 28, 1868.

1855 state Census shows him living in Wisconsin.

Civil War participation:

On August 15, 1862 he enlisted into company F 21st Wisconsin infantry from Bryon, Wisconsin.

He was a corporal, taken prisoner at Jefferson, TN on Dec 30, 1862. Mustered out of service June 8, 1865 near Washington, DC. The regimate returned to Milwaukee, Wi and was disbanded June 17, 1865.

His discharge papers describe Sterling Ross as 5 ft 9 in. in height, light complexion, grey eyes, brown hair, and by occupation a carpenter.

1900 CENSUS Shawnee Twp, Johnson Co., KS page 157a. Sterling Ross b. Oct 1826 age 73 married 50 yrs b.PA, father b. in PA, mother b. in CT Martha Ross b. Sep 1828 age 71 9 children, 5 living b. PA, father b. in Germany, mother b. in PA

Sterling Ross's occupation was Millwright.

1910 Census Leavenworth, KS Census roll 444, book 2, page 55, line 28 shows Sterling A Ross living in a Military retirement home in Leavenworth, KS. This information was the basis for an inquiry to the National Military Cemetary at Leavenworth.

The grave of Sterling Ross is in the National Cemetary in Leavenworth, KS. The grave site from one source says Section 18, Row 5, grave 9. Another source said Section 18, row 12, grave 9.