'Ross08'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Ross of Balblair, Ross of Balmachy, Ross of Kerse, Ross of Logie Easter, Ross of Shandwick, Ross of Tain

William Ross of Little Allan (d Allt Charrais 11.06.1486, parson of Roskeen)
m. Grizel Macdonald ("alleged niece of the Lord of the Isles")
1. Alexander Ross of Little Allan (dspm)
2. Walter Ross, 1st of Shandwick (d 10.06.1531)
  'Rossiana' identifies Walter's 5 wives as shown and is supported by BP2002 in identifying that Janet Tulloch is "said to have been mother" of his sons.
  m. Janet or Jean Tulloch
  A. Donald or David Ross of Shandwick
  m1. Janet Simpson
  m2. _ Clunes "said to have been mother of" ...
  i. Andrew Ross of Shandwick (d 06.08.1641)
  m1. _ Voss (dau of _ Voss of Lochslin)
  a. Donald Ross of Shandwick
  m1. Christian Urquhart
  (1) Walter Ross in Little Ranyes
  m2. Christian Corbat
  (2) James Ross of Maikle Ranyes
  (A) John Ross
  b. William Ross
  m2. Beatrix Ross
  ii. Robert Ross (a 1583, 1630, minister of Alness)
a. William Ross of Shandwick (b 1593, d 20.04.1663, minister)
  m1. Elizabeth Campbell (dau of William Campbell of Delnies)
  (1) Andrew Ross of Shandwick (d 10.1675, 2nd son)
  m1. (mcrt 13.04.1660) Isobel Ross (dau of William Ross of Invercharron)
  (A) Andrew Ross of Shandwick & Midfearn (d 10.1733)
  m. Christian Ross (dau of William Ross of Gladfield or Ardgay)
  (i) William Ross, 1st of Kerse (b 1694, d unm 04.1739)
  (ii) Hugh Ross of Tain, later of Kerse & Skeldon (b 1695, d 13.04.1775, Bailie of Tain)
  m. (24.08.1749) Elizabeth Ross (bur 30.0.1793, dau/heir of Alexander Ross of Little Daan)
  (a) Hugh Ross of Kerse & Skeldon (b c1752, d 20.01.1818)
  m. Janet Campbell (d 14.11.1823)
  ((1)) William Ross of Skeldon & Berbice (b c1788, d 19.02.1840) had issue
  m. Helen Gordon (sister of Colonel_ Gordon, m2. Captain Charles Metcalfe)
  ((2)) Hugh Ross (d 1838, Lt. Colonel) had issue
  m. Eliza Watson (dau of Major _ Watson)
  ((3))+ other issue - George, daughter (d unm), Jane Campbell (d unm 02.07.1859), Elizabeth Anne (b 1807-8, d 23.03.1855)
  (b)+ other issue - Alexander (d 1757), Andrew William ib London
  (iii) Andrew Ross (d 1739, Bailie of Tain, Dean of Guild)
  m. (mcrt 06.11.1724) Margaret Campbell (d c1775, dau of Colin Campbell of Delnies, m2. Hugh Ross of Tain)
  (a) Andrew Ross (b 21.05.1728, dsp 21.04.1793, Captain)
  m. (c1768) Fanny Webbe (d 18.08.1840)
  (a) Mary Ross (bpt 19.09.1725, d 20.09.1808)
m. (1748) John Reid (d 04.01.1799, Bailie of Tain)
  (a) Katherine Ross (b c1730-1, d 12.06.1793)
  m. (11.1751) David McLendris of McGilendris, later Ross
  ((1)) David Ross of Milcraig (b 25.09.1755, d 25.12.1799, Captain)
  m. (16.07.1798) Anne Purves (d 08.08.1844, dau of Sir Alexander Purves, Bart)
  ((A)) David Ross (b 04.05.1799, d unm 01.06.1848)
  ((B)) Katherine Ross (b 16.09.1800, d 09.12.1855)
  m. (22.03.1832) John Duncan (d 17.12.1856)
  ((2)) Margaret Ross (b 11.1753)
  m. (27.07.1779) Alexander Rose (son/heir of Dr. Rose of Aberdeen)
  ((3)) Katherine Ross (b 06.1763, d 03.1843)
m. (13.10.1783) William Munro (d 1825, son of Hugh of Achany) @@@@@@@
  ((4))+ other issue (d unm) - Hugh (b 17.11.764, d 24.12.1791), Andrew (b 1757, d infant), Mary (b 06.1761, d 06.1838), Elizabeth (bpt 16.12.1769, d unm?)
  (a)+ other issue (d unm) - William (d before 1765), Hugh (d before 1749), Christian (bpt 30.10.1726, d 02.1791)
  (iv) David Ross in Midfearn (youngest son)
  m1. (mcrt 23.10.1727) Esther Munro (dsp 1740, dau of George Munro of Culrain)
  m2. (29.07.1745) Jean Law (d 19.08.1776, dau of George Law of Duddingstone, widow of David Byres of Elie)
  (a) William Ross (b 21.01.1753, d unm 11.05.1790)
  (b) Christian Ross (b before 1748, d 11.12.1814)
  m. (06.1767) George Ross (son of Thomas of Tain)
  ((1)) Jean Ross (b 1769, d 03.02.1829)
  m. (1786) John Cockburn of Rowchester (Berwickshire), later Ross of Shandwick (d 1827, WS)
  ((A)) Charles Ross of Shandwick (b 12.12.1796, d unm 21.05.1839)
  ((B)) Christina Ross of Shandwick (b c1792, d unm 16.05.1872)
  ((C))+ other issue (d young)
  ((2))+ other issue - 3 sons (d young), Wilhelmina of Shandwick (b 12.1774, d unm 10.01.1849)
  (v) George Ross (d 20.06.1783)
  m. Dorothea Schwitzer
  (a)+ issue (d unm) - Andrew (d 05.1789), Benjamin (d 01.1790), 4 others (d young)
  (vii) Isabella Ross
  m. Robert McCulloch in Tain
  (a)+ issue including Andrew in Gottenburg & Copenhagen
  (viii) Margaret Ross (d 04.03.1753)
  m. (mcrt 29.03.1717) Donald Ross of Tain (Bailie)
  (a) Andrew Ross (bpt 23.01.1721)
  ((1)) Amelia Ross
  m. Charles Runnington (Sergeant-at-law)
  (b)+ other issue - Janet (bpt 14.05.1722, d unm c1788), others (d young)
  (ix) Katherine Ross (d before 1768)
  m. (29.09.1743) George Ross (d 1788, son/heir of Baillie William of Tain)
  (a) Elizabeth Ross
  m. John Sharp (Captain)
  (x) Christian Ross (d 03.1746)
  m. (1730) John Ross (son/heir of Duncan of Tain)
  (a)+ issue - Duncan (d young), Andrew (a 1757)
  (xi)+ other issue (d unm) - Alexander (b 1704, d 01.04.1775), 3 daughters
  (B) Hugh Ross (dsp before 1680)
  (C) Elizabeth Ross
m. P. Aikman
  (i) Elizabeth Aikman
  m. Malcolm Macgregor of Marchfield
  m2. (mcrt 15.08.1671) Lilias Dallas (dau of John Dallas, Dean of Ross)
  (D) William Ross (b before 1673, d 10.1693)
  (E) Mary Ross
  m1. William Mackintosh of Baluespick
  m2. David Ross of Inverchasley
  (2) Katherine Ross
m. James Fraser of Pitkellyan
  (A)+ issue - William, Alexander, George
  (3)+ other issue - David of Balon (dsp 1651), Alexander
  m2. (mcrt 11.11.1639) Isobel Douglas (dau of Hector Douglas of Mulderg, m2. Andrew Fearn in Pitkellyan)
  (5) Janet Ross
  m. (mcrt 07.11.1666) David Ross (d before 1689, Dean of Guild in Tain, son of Bailie Alexander)
  (6) Isobel Ross (d before 1780)
  m. (1680) Alexander Munro of Teannaird
  (7) Elizabeth Ross (d before 09.1708)
  m. William Ross in Shandwick (d before 1695)
b. Thomas Ross (d 13.01.1679, minister of Alness then Kincardine, 3rd son)
  (1) daughter
  c. David Ross (minister at Logie, youngest son)
  m1. Margaret Morrison
(1) Robert Ross of Logie Easter & Ballone (a 1669)
  m. Barbara Munro (dau of George Munro, Chancellor of Ross)
  (A) Robert Ross of Logie Easter (a 1700)
  (i) John Ross of Logie Easter
  m. Elizabeth Fleming ("relict")
  (a) Robert Ross of Logie Easter
  (b) Jean Ross
  (B) Jean Ross
  m. Walter Ross, Provost of Tain (a 1693)
  (C) Hannah Ross
  m. (mcrt 08.08.1705) Andrew Munro (son of R. of Lemlair)
  (D)+ other issue - James, Alexander in Tain
  (2) Andrew Ross
(A) George Ross
  (3) Margaret Ross
  m. John Munro of Logie (son/heir of John of Fearn)
  (4) Ellen Ross
  m. William Munro of Culcraggie
  m2. (mcrt 18.04.1655) Janet Ross (relict of Alexander Ross of Pitkerie)
  d. Esther Ross
  m. Hugh Munro (son of Hector of Fyrish)
  e. Catherine Ross probably of this generation
  m. Farquhar Munro of Teanoird
  e.+ other issue - John, Andrew (minister at Corton)
  B. William Ross of Culnahall
  m. Margaret Muirsone (d 11.03.1555)
  C. Hugh Ross of Balmachy
  i. Donald Ross of Balmachy (d 10.07.1603)
  m. Margaret Innes relict and mother of James & John, possibly also of ...
  a. Walter Ross of Balmachy (d before 20.06.1625)
  m(2) Jean Douglas (a 1603) presumed mother of ...
  (1) Hugh Ross of Balmachy (d before 19.04.1654)
  m. Katherine Macleod
  (A) George Ross of Balmachy (d 12.09.1647)
  m. Margaret McCulloch
  (i) Walter Ross of Balmachy
m. Margaret Ross (dau of Hugh Ross of Tollie)
  (a) Hugh Ross of Balmachy probably of this generation
  m. Margaret Dunbar
  ((1)) Agnes Ross ("eldest dau")
  m. Alexander Ross of Pitcalnie
  (b) Helen Ross (3rd dau)
  m. (mcrt 09.09.1671) George Graham (son of John in Florboose)
  (c)+ other issue
  (ii) Andrew Ross of Balblair in Fearn
(a) David Ross of Balblair
  m. Margaret Stronach
  ((1)) Andrew Ross of Balblair (d before 1764)
  m. Margaret Gallie
  ((A)) Andrew Ross of Balblair & London (dsp)
  ((2)) George Ross (minister in New Castle, Delaware) had issue?
  ((3)) Hugh Ross in Balblair probably father of ...
  ((A)) David Ross
  ((4)) Elizabeth Ross
  m. David (sb Joseph?) Munro of Allan
  (iii) David Ross
  (B) William Ross
  (2) David Ross in Morrach
  m. Mary Urquhart
  (3) George Ross in Miltoun
(A) Walter Ross of Miltoun
  b. Agnes Ross
  m. Walter Ross of Fychie
  c. Mary Ross
  m. Andrew Munro of Allan (b 1560, d c1650)
  d.+ other issue - Donald, James, John
  ii. Alexander Ross (d 18.10.1571)
  D. Nicholas Ross of Balon
  m2. Agnes McCulloch
  m3. Elizabeth Hay
  m4. Christian Chisolm
  m5. Janet Munro
Thought to be connected to the Shandwick family (as the above Walter, 1st of Shandwick, "had a wadset of the town and chaplainry of Dunskaith"), but how is not known ("A long and fruitless search has been made to discover (his) paternity"), was the following Alexander (whose son Nicholas was styled "cousin to Alexander Ross of Balnagown"). The dates suggest that he was of either this generation or one later.
2. Alexander Ross (a 1500, chaplain of Dunskaith)

Main source(s): 'Rossiana' (identified on Ross01, p31+) with some support from BP2002 ('Ross of Ross and Balnagowan')
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