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David Ross (1823 - abt. 1903)

David Ross
Born in Ohio, United Statesmap
Husband of — married 19 Feb 1846 in Ross, Ohio, United Statesmap
Descendants descendants
Died about at about age 80 in Highland, Ohio, United Statesmap
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Early Life

David was born about 1823 in Ohio.[1]


He married Phebe (Lease) Ross (1824-1899) on 19 Feb 1846 in Ross County, Ohio.[2]


  1. Mary J Ross - born about 1847 in Ohio[1]
  2. Harriet Ross - born about 1850 in Ohio[1]
  3. Robert W Ross - born about 1865 in Ohio[3]

Later Life

He was still living, at the age of 77, with his daughter Harriet (Ross) Stewart's family in Union, Fayette, Ohio around 1900.[4]

Death & Burial

He passed away in Highland County, Ohio, on 12 Oct 1903.[5]

Research Notes

  • Find a Grave shows 1905 on bio, but tombstone says 1903, which matches death certificate.
  • 1850[6]: Buckskin Township, Ross, Ohio, United States. Joseph Ross Age: 53, Birth Year (Estimated): 1797, Birthplace: Pennsylvania with family. Possible relative.


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "United States Census, 1860", database with images, FamilySearch ( : 18 February 2021), David Ross, 1860.
  2. "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2016", database with images, FamilySearch ( : 29 September 2021), David Ross and Phebe Lease, 1846.
  3. "Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 8 March 2021), David Ross in entry for Robert Ross, 17 Apr 1943; citing Dayton, Montgomery, Ohio, reference fn 26075; FHL microfilm 2,024,130.
  4. "United States Census, 1900", database with images, FamilySearch ( : 13 January 2022), David Ross in entry for Ben S Stewart, 1900.
  5. "Ohio, County Death Records, 1840-2001," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 1 March 2021), David Ross, 12 Oct 1903; citing Death, Highland, Ohio, United States, source ID v 2 p 448, County courthouses, Ohio; FHL microfilm 570,611.
  6. "United States Census, 1850," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 21 December 2020), Joseph Ross, Buckskin Township, Ross, Ohio, United States; citing family , NARA microfilm publication (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

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