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Loyalist Directory: John (son of Thomas Taylor ROSS) Ross

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Surname : Ross
Given name : John (son of Thomas Taylor ROSS)
Rank : private
Where Resettled : E 1/2 lot 21 1st concession south of River aux Raisin, Royal Township #1, Lunenburg District, Upper Canada (Charlottenburgh Township, Glengarry County, Ontario).
Also known as the Eastern District
Status as Loyalist : Proven
Proof of Loyalty :  
Notes (Expunged, Suspended, Reinstated) :  
Regiment : 2nd Battalion - King's Royal Reigiment of New York
Enlistment Date : May 22 1780 (MG21 B158 p215 - NAC)
Date & Place of Birth : c. 1761 Kincardine Ross-Shire, Scotland
Settled before war : Johnson's Bush, Johnson estates, Mohawk Valley, Tryon County, New York. (Loyalist Claim A.O. 12/29)
Date & Place of Death : August 18 1826 - Eastern District, Upper Canada (Glengarry County, Ontario).
Place of Burial : St. Andrews Presbyterian churchyard - Williamstown, Charlottenburgh Township, Glengarry County
Wife Name : Espy Munro - married November 5 1785 - Christ Church Cathedral, Montreal, Quebec.
Children : Malcolm;
Isabel 1787-1854 - married Alexander Mowatt Sept 20 1808;
Christian;
Thomas;
Donald;
Elizabeth
Biography :  
Proven Descendants : St. Lawrence 1989.11.17;
St. Lawrence 1990.07.23;
St. Lawrence 1993.02.16;
Kenneth Gordon of Sir Guy Carleton Branch on 7th July 1995.
Military Info : John's enlistment date is May 22 1780 (MG21 B158 p215 - NAC). Served as a private soldier in 2nd battalion KRRNY 1780-1781 (MG21 B158 p.215) - 1783-1784 (MG21 B158 PP 345-348).
Loyalist Genealogy : John Ross (loyalist)
=>daughter Isabel Mowatt
==>granddaughter Espy Mowatt(m Alexander Mowatt)
===>great grandaughter Jane Elizabeth Grant (m Benjamin Gordon)
====>great great grandson John Norman Gordon
=====>great great great grandson Athol Gordon
======>great great great great grandson Kenneth Gordon

See the Certificate application from Ken Gordon.
Family History : son of Loyalist Thomas Taylor Ross.
Family Genealogy :  
Sources : UEL List;
Loyalist Claims - Audit Office 12 - Volume 29 - NAC
Reserved :