David Ross (1708 - 1753) MP

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Birthplace: New Castle, New Castle County, Lower Counties on the Delaware
Death: Died in Salem, Salem County, Province of New Jersey
Managed by: Jennifer Lynn Forbes
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About David Ross

Birth: Sep. 17, 1716 New Castle New Castle County Delaware, USA Death: Apr., 1782 New Castle New Castle County Delaware, USA

He was born to Rev. George Ross and first wife, Joanne Williams, and was christened on Oct. 17, 1716, in Immanuel Episcopal Church in New Castle, New Castle Co., DE.

He married Sarah Leech on June 4, 1745, at Christ Church in Philadelphia, Philadelphia Co., PA. She was the daughter of John Leech and Mary Harrison.

Children: Aeneas Ross, Jr. Maria Ross Sarah Ross John Ross (Elizabeth "Betsy" Griscom) Mary Ross Joanna Ross (1m. Capt. Thomas Holland) (2m. James Armstrong)

Son, John Ross, married Elizabeth "Betsy" Griscom in November of 1773. She is known as the famous "Betsy Ross."

After his ordination in 1739, in England, Aeneas ministered at Christ Church in Philadelphia, Trinity Oxford, St. Thomas' and in 1758, he ministered as his father had, at Immanuel Episcopal Church until his death.

While Rev. Aeneas Ross is said to have been buried here, there is no record.


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Parents:
 George Ross (1680 - 1755)
 Joanna Williams Ross (1682 - 1726)

Children:
 Aeneas Ross (1746 - ____)*
 Maria Ross (1748 - ____)*
 Sarah Ross (1750 - ____)*

Siblings:
 Aeneas Ross (1716 - 1782)
 Margaret Ross Milton (1716 - 1811)*
 George Ross (1730 - 1779)**
 Gertrude Ross Read (1735 - 1802)**
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Burial: Immanuel Episcopal Churchyard New Castle New Castle County Delaware, USA


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Maintained by: Laura Shepherd Originally Created by: Janet de la Peña Record added: Nov 11, 2013 Find A Grave Memorial# 120183673 http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=Ross&GSiman=1&GScid=640529&GRid=120183673&

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David Ross's Timeline

1708
1708
New Castle, New Castle County, Lower Counties on the Delaware
1738
February 12, 1738
Age 30
New Castle, New Castle, DE
1740
1740
Age 32
Pennsylvania, American Colonies
1744
1744
Age 36
1745
1745
Age 37
New Castle, Delaware, American Colonies
1746
1746
Age 38
PhiladelphiaPhiladelphia CountyPennsylvania, USA
1748
1748
Age 40
Philadelphia Philadelphia County Pennsylvania, USA
1750
1750
Age 42
PhiladelphiaPhiladelphia CountyPennsylvania, USA
1752
1752
Age 44
New Castle, Delaware, American Colonies
1753
1753
Age 45
Salem, Salem County, Province of New Jersey