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About Lt. Colonel James Ross
A Patriot of the American Revolution for PENNSYLVANIA with the rank of LIEUTENANT COLONEL. DAR Ancestor # A098447
"James Ross, his brother, raised in 1775, the first company in Lancaster County, in Colonel Thompson's regiment of which he was made captain, and marched to Cambridge. He rose to the rank of Lieutenant-Colonel of the Eighth Pennsylvania Regiment with which he fought at Long Island, Trenton, Germantown, Brandywine, and in other important engagements. ..."
- Papers of the War Department
- REVOLUTIONARY WAR MILITIA ORGANIZATION: LANCASTER CO., PA.
no daughter Rebecca
from http://www.beckfoot.info/sheldonltr.htm "It has been documented by many sources that the above referenced Col. James Ross of Lancaster had four children only: George, James, Catherine and Maria…."
These notes belong to a different James Ross (June 2014)
James Ross, born in Scotland, came to America circa 1748 with a band of Scottish folk and lived in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. He served in the Revolutionary War under Captain Houdo. He was paid for his services with land in Stonycreek Township, Somerset County, PA. The tract of land has since been owned by Robert Glessner near Corner Store Glade, PA. He came to Somerset County circa 1783 and is buried on the Robert Glessner farm. Taken from an old family document.
Lt. Colonel James Ross's Timeline
November 28, 1753
Lancaster, Lancaster, Pennsylvania