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Susannah Ross (Oldham)

Birthdate: (72)
Birthplace: Prince William, Virginia Colony, America
Death: 1818 (72)
Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky
Immediate Family:

Daughter of General John Oldham and Ann "Nancy" Oldham
Wife of Lawrence Ross
Mother of Shapley Ross; Frances R Oldham; Presley Ross; Neville Ross and Anne Ross
Sister of Ruth Oldham; Winifred Neville; Abigail Oldham; Nancy Rector; Samuel Oldham and 3 others

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About Susannah Ross

Susannah Oldham was born 1 JAN 1746 in Prince William County, Colonial Virginia, and died 1819 in Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky.


She was the daughter of John Oldham and Ann Conway

She married

  1. Lawrence Ross, Patriot Soldier 1762 in Northampton or Hampshire County, Colonial Virginia, son of William Ross and Arminella WHITESIDE. He was born 15 MAY 1722 in the Goose Creek area, Prince William County, Colonial Virginia near Rectortown, and died 18 AUG 1818 in Jefferson County, Kentucky.


  1. Shapley Prince Ross, Sr. b: 12 FEB 1763 in Hampshire County, Colonial Virginia
  2. Elizabeth 'Betsy' Ross b: 1769
  3. Mary 'Polly' Ross b: 21 NOV 1769 in Loudoun County, Colonial Virginia
  4. Nancy Ross b: 29 NOV 1771 in Botetourt County, Colonial Virginia (now Jefferson County, Kentucky)
  5. Susannah Ross b: 13 SEP 1773
  6. Mildred 'Milly' Ross b: 1784
  7. Ann Ross b: 1785
  8. Frances R. 'Fanny' Ross b: 7 APR 1786
  9. Sarah 'Sally' Ross
  10. Presley Nevil Ross b: 1790 in Jefferson County, Kentucky
  11. William Ross
  12. Lawrence Ross, II


"Susannah's [GRAND] mother was a half-sister to Mary Ball Washington, mother of George Washington. Ann Ball/Oldham married second to Darby Aughney. Dorthy Ross of Rochester, Illinois, provided this sketch."

Source: Nancy L. Carter

15 Sep 1768: Fairfax Lease to Darby Aughtney, Anne Aughtney and William Oldham rec. 15 Sep 1768 for 400 acres on South Branch, Witnessed by Pet. Hog, Alex White, Gabriel Jones !1795: Samuel Bray was to inherit half the land in Hampshire Co, VA (now in WV) left to his grandmother, Ann (Conway) Oldham AUGHNEY [1718-1796], by her husband, Darby Aughney [ca. 1714-1795], at the time of Ann's death. Source: 1795 will of Darby Aughney. Ann died April, 1796. Conway Rector [1760-1832] was to receive the other half of the land at the same time. He was the son of Nancy Ann Oldham [1744-1818] and Daniel Rector, Sr.[1738-1814]. !Will of Darby Aughney, Hampshire Co. WV, Vol 1, p. 48. He gives to daughter Wineford Nevil. Sage and Jones, Early Records of Hampshire County, VA, p. 107

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Susannah Ross's Timeline

Prince William, Virginia Colony, America
February 12, 1763
Age 17
Virginia, United States
Age 39
April 7, 1786
Age 40
Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky, United States
Age 72
Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky