David Ross (1727 - 1805)

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"David of Tarlogie and Ankerville, a Lord of Session under the title of Lord Ankerville. His Lordship married Margaret, daughter of John Cochrane of Revalrig, with issue — along with two daughters who died unmarried —

  • David Ross, Calcutta, who married Marion, daughter of Colonel Gall, military secretary to Warren Hastings, with issue —
    • David, a Colonel in the Bengal Army ;
    • Charles, a Lieutenant-Colonel in the Bengal Army, who married a daughter of General Maxwell ;
    • Lawrence, Lieutenant in the Bengal Army ;
    • Margaret Ankerville, who married Colonel Shone, R.A. ;
    • Marion, who married Colonel Cramer Roberts ; and
    • Jane, who died unmarried. David Ross of Calcutta, died in 1808, and on the 8th of April, 1809, his widow married secondly, Eric Mackay, eighth Lord Reay, with issue — two sons and six daughters, the youngest son being Eric, ninth Lord Reay, who died unmarried in June, 1875, when he was succeeded by his distant cousin. Baron Æneas Mackay, of the Hague, then Vice-President of the Privy Council of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, as eldest surviving living male descendant of John, second Lord Reay. He was born in 1806, and married in 1837, Maria Catherine Fagel, a native of the Netherlands, with issue — two sons. He died in March, 1876, and was succeeded by his only surviving son, Donald, the present Lord Reay, who was born in 1839 ;
  • Charles, who succeeded as VII. of Newmore in right of his grandmother ;
  • Margaret, who married Major James Baillie, 7th Fusiliers."

SOURCE: History of the Munros of Fowlis: with genealogies of the principal families of the name to which are added those of Lexington and New England; Alexander Mackenzie; 1898; page 196-197

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