'Ross10'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Ross of Little Tarrell, Ross of Lund, Ross of Scarpoe, Ross of Sound
[This page was originally named Ross05. It was renamed to facilitate the preparation of a page on earlier generations.]

John Ross of Little Tarrell, Ross-shire (a 1649)
m. Janet Munro (dau of Colonel John Munro of Opisdale)
1. Alexander Ross of Little Tarrell (a 1690) this line from 'Rossiana'
  m. Margaret Munro (dau of Alexander Munro of Daan)
  A. Hugh Ross of Little Tarrell (d before 23.07.1725)
  m. Christian Mackenzie (dau of Alexander Mackenzie of Lochsline)
B. Janet Ross
  m. Robert Ross (Bailie of Tain, son of Alexander of Easterfearn)
  C. Margaret Ross
  m. (29.11.1714) George Mackenzie (son of Bernard of Sandilands)
  D.+ other issue - Alexander, John (a 1701), George (a 1701)
2. John Ross of Lund, Shetland (a c1690) this line from the Zetland book
m1. Ursilla Ross (dau of John Ross of Uyeasound)
  m2. Dorothea Bruce (dau of William Bruce)
  Not clear which was was mother of ...
  A. John Ross of Lund
  m. Margaret Scott (dau of James Scott of Voesgarth)
i. John Ross of Lund 'in Unst'
  m. Janet Scott (dau/heir of James Scott of Scarpoe)
  a. John Ross of Scarpoe
  m. Anne Gauden (dau of Gilbert Gauden of Overland)
  (1) John Ross 'of Scarpoe' (d 1818 in Cuba)
  m. Elizabeth Neven (dau of Robert Alexander Neven of Windhouse)
  (A) John Ross (d Charleston)
(2) Anderina Ross
  m. James Ogilvy of Stove
  (3) Janet Ross
  m. (12.04.1810-12) Gilbert Gauden
  b. James Ross of Quarff
  m1. (09.01.1780) Barbara Robertson (dau of John Robertson of Gossaburgh)
  (1) Jane Ross (bpt 26.04.1786)
  m. (1810) Basil Robertson of Gossaburgh
(2)+ other issue - John (bpt 26.09.1787), Robert Magnus (bpt 11.07.1790), Janet Bathsheba (bpt 27.07.1791)
  m2. (06.02.1798) Jean Nicolson (dau of Arthur Nicolson of Lochend)
  c. Henry Ross of Lerwick
  m. (18.01.1781) Janet Malcolmson (dau of James Malcolmson of Zetland)
(1) Barbara Ross (b 1791, d 12.08.1846)
  m. (31.12.1824) George Henderson of Petister
  (2)+ other issue - John (bpt 08.11.1783), Jamnes (bpt 30.01.1786), Robert George (bpt 20.04.1787, died in Tobago), Janet (bpt 20.02.1782, died in London)
  d. Robert Ross of Sound (d by 1815)
  m1. Eliza Jane Mitchell (dau of Rev. William Mitchell of Tingwall)
  (1) Margaret Ross (b 19.11.1778)
m2. (28.11.1784) Elizabeth Innes (dau of Peter Innes of Fracafield)
  (2) John Ross of Sound (b 12.01.1786) had issue (surviving son to Australia)
  m. (20.12.1816) Barbara Heddell (dau of Francis Heddell of Uresland)
  e. Andrew Ross
  m. Betty Wallace
  (1) John Ross
  f. George Ross
  m. (30.11.1788) Barbara Heddell
  (1)+ issue - Daniel, Bess, Margaret, Helen, Betty, Jean
  g. Margaret Barbara Ross
  m. (1740) Charles Scott of Voesgarth
  h. Elizabeth Ross
  m. (01.1786) George Cluness of Weisdale (teacher)
  (1)+ issue - John Cluness Ross (b 23.08.1786, had issue), Innes (b 16.05.1791)
  .+ other issue - Bathsheba, Barbara (bpt 08.08.1765), Janet, Helen
  ii. Thomas Ross
  m. Janet Spence
  a. Barbara Ross
  m. George Irvine
  (1)+ issue - Thomas, John, Henry, Betty
  iii. Robert Ross
  m. Anna Catham
  a. James Ross
  iv. James Ross
  m. Barbara Sinclair
  a.+ issue - Henry, Robert, James/George, Jonny, Betty, Anna
  v. William Ross
  m. Margaret Stour
a.+ issue - William, Robert
  vi. Andrew Ross
  vii. George Ross in Bergen (b 24.10.1727, d 06.01.1790)
  m. (23.04.1754) Elizabeth Boos (b 1722, d 07.05.1775, dau of Rasmus Rasmussen Boos of Bergen)
  a.+ 6 children issue in Norway
  viii. Catherine Ross
  m. Louis Jamson
  a.+ issue - William, Robert, Andrew, Louis, Robert, Elizabeth, Kitty, Jean, Julia, Helen
  ix. Anne Ross (d 1772)
  m. (17.11.1754) William Ferguson of Thurso
  a. Margaret Ferguson (bpt 28.10.1760, d 1838)
  m. (05.09.1784) Walter Gray of Cliff
  b.+ other issue - William (bpt 02.04.1762), James, Margaret (bpt 05.04.1759, d infant)
  x. Margaret Ross
  m. James Craigie of Lerwick
  a.+ issue - John (bpt 24.09.1765), William (b 22.01.1767), Thomas (b 22.01.1767), Barbara (bpt 20.07.1760)

Main source(s): 'Rossiana' (identified on Ross01, p47), 'The County Families of the Zetland Islands' by Francis Grant, 1893 ('Ross of Lund', p219+)
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