Vitals: James & Martha Anderson Ross

James (1811-1885) b. Northern Ireland; r. Dorseyville, West Deer Twp. & Kirksville, MO (earlier post mistakenly had mother as possibly widow Catherine in WDT 1850 census; farmer)
-buried: Ft. Madison, Kirksville, MO, Cemetery

James Ross
(1811-1885)
Ft. Madison Cemetery
Kirksville, Adair, MO

Martha Anderson (1810-after 1904) b. Northern Ireland; r. West Deer Twp. & Kirksville-she returned to West Deer after James’ death (parents unknown for certain, but perhaps John & Mary or Robert & Mahala Thomas Anderson; grandparents possibly John & Elizabeth Wilson Anderson  homemaker)
-buried: probably Allegheny County, PA

Married: before 1837

Children:

1Jane (1837-1890) b & r: WDT (m. Thomas Anderson Campbell; my Great-great grandparents)
-buried: Mt. Royal Cemetery, Glenshaw, Al. Co., PA
2. Harriet (1840-  ) b. West Deer Twp, PA; r. Kirksville, MO (Her father’s 1885 will lists her as widow of Mr. McEwan; as she received his property, we believe she may have lived with him in MO)
3. Samuel J. (  ) b. West Deer Twp.; r. unknown

Note: possible grandson Samuel James McEwen (5) living with them on 1860 Census; shown only as Samuel (16) in 1870.

Documentation:

“James Ross.” Find-a-Grave. # 61553120

Probate Court record. Adair County, Missouri. 1885. p. 225

U.S. Federal Censuses for West Deer Twp., Allegheny Co., PA 1850-1870. Ancestry.com

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Last revised: 3/11/17

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