Person:Edward Ross (11)

m. bef. 1744
  1. William Ross1744 - bef 1813
  2. Nancy RossAbt 1745 -
  3. Jane RossABT 1750 -
  4. Edward Ross1754 - 1837
  5. John Ross, Jr.Abt 1756 - 1815
  6. Mary Rossabt 1758 -
  7. Elizabeth 'Betsy' RossABT 1760 -
m. abt. 1780
  1. Grizzell RossABT 1781 -
  2. Nancy Ann Ross1782-1793 -
  3. John RossAFT 1781 -
  4. Jane RossBEF 1785 -
  5. Susannah RossBEF 1785 -
  6. Sarah Ann Ross1787 - 1867
  7. Elizabeth RossBEF 1794 -
  8. Mary Ross1796 -
  9. Margaret RossBEF 1799 -
Facts and Events
Name Edward Ross
Gender Male
Birth? 1754 County Fermanagh, Ireland
Marriage abt. 1780 Botetourt County, Virginiato Nancy Ann Allison
Death? 1837 prob. Washington County, Tennessee

Edward ross was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia


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Revolutionary War Pension Information

Information from “Virginia/West Virginia Genealogical Data from Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty Land Warrant Records”, Vol. 4, compiled by Patrick G. Wardell, Lt. Col. U.S. Army Ret. :

  • Ross, Edward, entered service 1774 in Botetourt County, Virginia, in Virginia militia company to fight Shawnee Indians; applied for pension age 78 Washington County, Tennessee in 1832 & pension application rejected, service performed before Revolutionary War, & thus less than 6 months Revolutionary War service. F-9016, R2086. (Note: record verifies birthdate in 1754)

Information on Edward Ross

Edward Ross, born c1755/1760, died in 1837, son of John Ross who came with his family from Fermanaugh Co., Ireland , landing in New Castle, Delaware. The family lived for about five years in Maryland and then moved to Botetourt Co. Va. near Fincastle. Edward had a brother John and a Sister Mary both of whom married MacDonalds in Va. Another brother William married Jane Allison and moved to Greene Co., Tn shortly after the Revolutionary War. Edward fought in the Battle of Point Pleasant in 1774, Married Nancy Allison abt 1779, and settled in Washington Co. Tn, near Providence Presbyterian Church. He owned 238 acres of land on which he was paying taxes in 1787. [Source:]