James Ross

M, b. before 1747, d. before 23 May 1799
Father*Father Ross
Mother*Mother (?)
     James was born before 1747 at Ireland. He was the son of Father Ross and Mother (?). James married Martha Watson. The 1790 U.S. Federal Census enumerates at Mifflin County, Pennsylvania, the family of James Ross [31:5].1 James made his will on 5 October 1797 at Wayne Township, Mifflin County, Pennsylvania.

James departed this life before 23 May 1799 at Wayne Township, Mifflin County, Pennsylvania. His will was probated on 23 May 1799.


Martha Watson b. c 1745
James & Martha had children: Mary [m. ca. 1792 John Creswell], Sarah [1776-7/06/1844 [m. 18 July 1793or 4 John Postlewait [ca. 1768-1/29/1852], Martha [ca. 1768- [m. William Menkins], Elizabeth [1/22/1772-5/20/1849][m. William McKinstry], Jean/Jane [ca 1777-1840][m. David Cresswell], James [1778-5/05/1833][m. ca 1790 Jane McKinstry [6/27/1777-10/01/1864or 1869David[1774-1828][m. Mrs. Jane McKinstry]..

52 Perry Township, Jefferson County, Pennsylvania source: tombstone Hoppin; volume II: page 139 website: m. 18 July 1793 Sarah Ross, d/o James Ross & Martha Watson in Mifflin County, Pennsylvania Vonda Lee Doane home.comcast.net/~vondadem/

Sean M, Cox at smcox,com James m. Martha children. 


  1. [S668] 1790 United States Federal Census: Mifflin County, Pennsylvania - page 18 - transcribed by Larry & Kathy McCurdy.