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Francis Ross

Rachel Evans

  • Born: Jan 1787, Fayette, Pennsylvania
  • Marriage: Francis Ross 1156
  • Died: 27 Jul 1867, Monongalia, West Virginia at age 80
  • Buried: 1867, Forks of Cheat Cemetery, Monongalia, Stewartstown, West Virgina

bullet  Information about this person:

• Information. 1150
Francis Ross and his wife Rachel were living in Meadsville, Crawford County, Pennsylvania in 1831. From the History of Crawford County, Pennsylvania, p. 395:

"Finally, on Saturday, September 27, 1831, representatives of four churches -- Randolph, Carmel, Allegheny and Rockdate - met in the academy building and formed the Baptist Church of Meadville. The membership then embraced fourteen persons, viz: Francis Ross, Samuel Harroun, Justin Dewey, Stillman Dewey, John Goodwill, Thomas Sails, Samuel Kirkpatrick, Rachel Ross, Maria Harroun, Mary Dewey, Susan Dewey, Lucy Goodwill, Jan Van Horne and Julia Weller.

• Children. 1156
Francis Ross
married Rachel Evans of Fayette county, Pennsylvania. They had eleven children, of whom ten attained maturity:

• Mary, died at the age of ninety-four years
• Sarah, married James Walker, who settled in Crawford County, Pennsylvania.
• Nancy, married Abraham Miller, settled in Iowa.
• John, b. abt 1810, Crawford, Pennsylvania, died in Green County, Pennsylvania., m. Sarah, daughter of Enoch Evans.
• Robert, married Tabitha Hoard, settled on a farm in Fayette county, Pennsylvania
• William, resided on the Ross homestead, then revomed to Iowa, m. Sarah J. Hatfield of Uniontown, Pennsylvania
• Elizabeth, married 1st, Isaac Blair, 2nd, Rev. Thomas Rose, Baptist minister, and spend most of their lives in Greene County, Pennsylvania
• Rachel, married Rev. Huston Stewart, a Baptist minister of Blacksville, Monogalia county, removing later to Marion county, where they both died.
• Lucinda, died unmarried on the homestead in 1901 at the age eighty-two years.
• Maria, died at the home of her brother John Ross at the age of eighty-one years.

~Genealogical and Personal History of the Upper Monongahela Valley, West Virginia, p. 1066

• Web Reference: Interment.net.
Forks of Cheat Cemetery, Morgantown, Monongalia County, West Virginia
3001 Stewartstown Rd, Morgantown, WV 26508
Lat: 39° 42' 32"N, Lon: 79° 53' 01"W
Ross, Rachel Evens, b. Jan 1787, d. Jul 27,1867, Wife of Francis Ross

Rachel married Francis Ross.1156 (Francis Ross was born about 1767 in Londonderry, Ireland,1156 died on 28 Nov 1857 in Monongalia, West Virginia 1157 and was buried on 30 Nov 1857 in Forks of Cheat Cemetery, Monongalia, Stewartstown, West Virgina.)


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