'Ross05'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Ross of Aldie, Ross of Dornoch, Ross of Eye, Ross of Little Allan, Ross of Little Tarrell, Ross of Nether Pitkerie, Ross of Pitkeriel, Ross of Tain

Alexander Ross of Little Tarrell (d 04.01.1567-8)
m. Sarah Ross (dau of Thomas Ross of Greenhill)
1. Alexander Ross of Little Tarrell (d before 1582)
  m1. Elizabeth Ross (a 1570, widow of Angus McCulloch of Meikle Tarrell)
  A.+ issue (a 1582) - Marjory, Cristina, Isobella
m2. Margaret Munro (dau of Hugh (probably not Hector) Munro of Assynt, m2. Nicholas Ross of Pitcalnie)
2. John Ross of Little Tarrell (d 22.10.1616, minister of Kilmuir & Suddy, later of Tain)
  m. Christian Munro (dau of Hugh (probably not Hector) Munro of Assynt)
  A. Hugh Ross of Little Tarrell
  m. (03.1611) Margaret Fraser (dau of Hugh Fraser of Belladrum)
  i. John Ross of Little Tarrell (a 1649)
  m. Janet Munro (dau of Colonel John Munro of Obisdale)
ii. daughter probably Christian who married ...
  m. Robert Munro of Achnagart
  iii.+ other issue - Hugh, Isobel (a 1642)
  B. Alexander Ross of Pitkerie (d 01.02.1649, 3rd son)
  m. Janet Munro (dau of Andrew Munro of Limorn, m2. David Ross of Logie)
  i. Hugh Ross of Cunlich
  a. Andrew Ross
  ii. Andrew Ross of Pitkerie (b c1637, d 1692, minister of Tarbat)
m. Elizabeth Bruce
  a. Alexander Ross of Pitkerie
  m. _ Cockburn (dau of Major William Cockburn)
  (1) Benjamin Ross
(2) Andrew Ross of Pitkerie
  m. Katherine Fraser (dau of Duncan Fraser of Achnairn, m2. George Gray of Skibo)
  (A) George Ross of Pitkerie & Cromarty (dsp 07.04.1786, MP)
  George's half-brother, Alexander Gray of Skibo, inherited Cromarty and assumed the name Ross.
  (B) Jean Ross
  m. (06.03.1747) Robert Kirke (minister of Dornoch)
  (i) Jean Kirke
  m. Duncan Munro of Culcairn & Cromarty
  (3) Isabella Ross probably of this generation
  m. Robert Munro of Ardtullie
  b. Benjamin Ross
  iii. Robert Ross
  C. George Ross
m. Katherine Ross (dau of Thomas Ross)
  i. Thomas Ross (minister of Kincardine)
  m. Lilias Dunbar
  a. Alexander Ross of Nether Pitkerie
  m. ?? Munro (dau of Rev. George Munro of Pithendie (Chancellor of Ross))
  (1) Alexander Ross of Nether Pitkerie
m. Anne Fraser of Achnagairn
  (A) George Ross of Nether Pitkerie, Edinburgh & London
  (i) Charles Ross
  b. George Ross (b c1636, d 02.1683, minister of Kincardine)
  m. Katherine Ross
  (1) David Ross (d 18.10.1748, schoolmaster at Tain, minister at Tarbat)
  m. Margaret Ross (d 11.01.1730, dau of Alexander Ross of Pitcalnie)
  D. Nicholas Ross
  m. Katherine Ross (dau of William Ross of Balkeith)
  i. Alexander Ross of Tain (2nd son)
  m. Isobell McCulloch
  a. Nicholas Ross
  m. Jean Sutherland
  b. Thomas Ross (Bailie of Tain)
  m. Abigail McCulloch (dau of Thomas McCulloch of Kindeace)
  (1) David Ross
(2) Nicholas Ross of Tain
  m. Janet Mackenzie (dau of Colin Mackenzie)
  (A)+ issue - Thomas, Colin
  c. Walter Ross (a 1693, Town Clerk of Dornoch, Provost of Tain)
  m. Jean Ross (dau of Robert Ross of Logie by Barbara, dau of George Munro (Chancellor of Ross))
  (1) Thomas Ross (Dean of Guild of Dornoch)
  (2) Alexander Ross (b 1700, d 1762, Sheriff Clerk of Ross)
  m. (1729) Margaret Munro (dau of Rev. Hugh Munro of Kiltearn)
  (A) William Sutherland Ross (b 19.03.1740, d 27.01.1816, 2nd son)
  m. (09.08.1770) Hannah Margaretta Owen
  (i) William Sutherland Ross (b 10.07.1771, dsp 1845)
  m. (1802) Catherine Tinker
  (ii) Edward Dalhousie Ross (b 27.05.1784, d 1842) had issue
  m. (16.10.1806) Euphemia Louisa Fell (d 1862, dau of David Fell of Caversham Grove, Oxfordshire)
  (iii) Margaretta Susannah Ross (d 1801)
  m. (1793) Andrew Burnside
  (iv) Laurencia Dorothea Ross (d 1848)
  m. (1804) Francis Robertson of Chilcote Hall, Ashby-de-la-Zouche
  (v) Anna Sophia Ross (d 1825)
  m. (1811) Mundy Wood (Colonel)
  (vi) Gilbertha Ross (dsp 1848)
  m. John Durand
  (vii)+ other issue (d unm) - Henry John (b 1787, d 1830), Elizabeth Anne (d 1823), Amelia (d 1859)
  (B)+ other issue (d unm) - George (d young), Katherine, Christian
  ii.+ other issue - John of Newton (Provost of Tain), Thomas in Barbadoes, David
  E. John Ross of Aldie (burgess of Tain)
  The following comes from 'Rossiana' (p51+) where he is identifies as uncle of Hugh Ross of Cunlich. John is not shown on 'Rossiana' (pp46-47) as a son of John but he is in the Key Chart at the beginning of the book.
  m. (31.10.1626) Bessie Ferguson (dau of John Ferguson (Bailie of Tain))
i. John Ross of Aldie
  m. Margaret Ross (dau of William Ross, son of Provost Andrew of Tain)
  a. William Ross of Aldie
  m. Sibilla Mackenzie (dau of Sir Kenneth Mackenzie of Coul, 1st Bart)
(1) Simon Ross of Aldie & Rosehill (3rd son)
  m. Ann (sb Jean?) Munro (dau of George Munro of Newmore)
  (A) William Ross of Newmore (dsp 09.12.1803)
  m. Margaret Grant (dau of William Grant of Balnaspardan)
  (B)+ other issue(d unm) - George (d before 1764), Robert, Duncan (d 12.1764), David
  (2) David Ross in London (d before 29.08.1759, MD)
  m. Rebecca Middleton (dau of Dr. John Middleton)
  (A) John Middleton Ross (d young)
  (3) Elizabeth Ross
  m. Hugh Ross of Brealangwell
  (4) Ann Ross
  m. John Sutherland of Little Torboll
  (5)+ other issue - John (dvp unm), Thomas (d unm), Sibilla
  b. John Ross
ii. Andrew Ross
  F.+ other issue - David, William (minister at Logy?)
3. David Ross of Noon Hill, Newnakill or Nonnakiln
  A. George Ross
4. Walter Ross of Little Allan & Fychie
  The following comes from 'Rossiana' (p53+).
  m. Agnes Ross (dau of David (sb Donald?) Ross of Balmachie)
  A. Alexander Ross in Little Allan & Eye (d 05.04.1659)
  m. Agnes Sutherland (dau of Alexander Sutherland of Little Torboll)
  i. James Ross of Easter Little Allan & Eye
  m. Jean Mackenzie (dau of Colin Mackenzie of Kincraig)
  a. Charles Ross of Eye & Easter Little Allan
  m. _ Macleod (dau of Rory Macleod of Cambuscurry)
  (1) David Ross
  b. Hugh Ross
  m. Jean Bain (dau of Thomas Bain)
  (1)+ issue - James, Thomas, Charles, Angus, David, John, Simon
  ii. Alexander Ross
  B. Donald Ross
  m. Bessie Ferguson (dau of John Ferguson (Baillie of Tain))
  i. John Ross
  m. _ Ross (dau of Alexander Ross (Baillie of Tain))
  a. Donald Ross
  m. _ Munro (dau of Alexander Munro of Daan)
  (1) Donald Ross
  C. George Ross
m. Janet
  i. Alexander Ross
  a. Charles Ross
5. Nicholas Ross of Cunlich & Cunlichmoir
  m1. Katherine Ross (dau of Hugh Ross of Achnacloich)
  A. Alexander Ross of Cunlich & Cunlichmoir (d 09.06.1648)
  i. Alexander Ross
  B. Hugh Ross of Cunlich
  m. Margaret Sutherland of Forbon
  i. Walter Ross 'of Nonikiln', Provost of Tain
  m. Elizabeth Ross (dau of Thomas Ross of Morangie)
  a. Elizabeth Ross
  m. Donald Macleod of Geanies (Captain)
  ii. Robert Ross
  m. _ Sutherland (dau of John Sutherland of Innerlaine)
  a. John Ross (master mason)
  m2. Margaret Mackenzie (dau of Alexander Mackenzie of Gairloch)
  C. David Ross (schoolmaster at Alnes)

Main source(s): 'Rossiana' (identified on Ross01, p45+)
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