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From: Kim Straight 719-599-1585 <>
Subject: NY ROSS/ROSE Misc.
Date: Thu, 05 Dec 1996 14:38:11 -0400 (EDT)

Some misc. ROSS records from Tompkins and Cayuga Counties, NY. For additional
information on any of the individuals below, contact Cayuga-Owasco Lakes
Historical Society, P.O. Box 241, Moravia, NY 13118.

Hope this helps someone.



Miller Cemetery, Tompkins County, near Groton Township. Located on Weeks Road
(now Breed Road) near the Cayuga/Tompkins County Line.
Jane, wife of Charles1826-1903
Jacobd. Jan. 3, 1865, age 59y0m13d
Susannan, wife of Jacobd. Mar. 20, 1850, age 35y9m28d

History of Cayuga County, NY, 1779-1879

The First Presbyterian Society of Scipioville was organized July 29th,
1872...Present trustees are Dr. Dennison R. Pearl, James Ross, A.Q. Watkins,
Wm. Hawley and Benj. Gould.

Town of Montezuma...William Ross, now living in the village, were leading

Preston W. Ross and James McLoud open their stock of groceries and boots and
shoes in December 1874, under the firm name of Ross & McLoud.

John Ross - village officer of Montezuma 1878 and elected asessor March 6, 1860
at first town meeting of Montezuma, Cayuga County, NY.

Town of Summer Hill...The Free Methodist Church of Summer Hill was organized in
September 1867...John Osmun, William Griswold, A.W. Paul, Lester King and
Thomas D. Ross, each of whom served them on year. John B. Stacy, the present
pastor, succeeded Mr. Ross, commencing his labors in September, 1877.

Village of Moravia...Leonard O. Aiken formed a partnership with Judge Townsend
Ross, of Homer, with whom he remained till August, 1831, when he removed to
Moravia, and soon after formed a partnership with Charles D. Tallman.


Evergreen Cemetery, Scipioville, Cayuga County, NY

David W.1862-1935
Almena M., wife of David W.1864-1936
Charlotte, dau. of David W.1894-
James, Co.A, NY H. Art.1825-1897
Charlotte, wife of James1829-1890
Sarah, dau. of James 1870-1870
Cornelia B., dau. of James1873-1874
James L., son of James1867-1889
Margaret S., dau. of James1853-1932

Newspaper Abstracts of Cayuga County, NY:

Archibald ROSS, old citizen, venerable for ripe old age and hoary locks, father
of Elmore P. Ross, Esq., d. yesterday morning at res. of son-in-law,
ex-Alderman Gray of Auburn, advanced age of 88 yrs. Funeral at res. of Mr.
Gray, Mechanic St., tomorrow 10 oclock AM (Fri. Apr. 12, 1861).

Byron ROSS, Pvt. 111th Regt. (NYSV), Capt. Husk's Co. (Co. G), d. at barracks,
Camp Couglas (Chicago). (no date, no age) (Thurs. Oct. 30, 1862).

David ROSS and Sgt. Allen E. HOXIE, Co. I., 111th Regt., both noble boys from
Scipio, killed on 16th, in grand charge of 2nd Corps. before Petersburg (June
23, 1864).

Pvt. J.R. ROSE, Co. F, 111th Regt. NYSV, killed at Gettysburg (no date).

Jane Ann ROSS married Oct. 15, 1828 to Joseph D. WHITELEY of Dutchess Co.

Sarah Louisa ROSS, dau. of E.P. ROSS married William Lewis MATSON.

Ursula C. ROSS married June 1, 1836 to John C. WORDAN, both of Aurelius.

William P. ROSS, son of Charles and Jane ROSS, married March 17, 1873 to Ann
BEARDSLEY, daughter of jack and Rhoda BEARDSLEY, both of Lansing, St. Peters

Elmira ROSE m. J.H. OSBORNE.

Anna W. ROSS of Clarksville married Calvin NICHOLS of Syracuse, March 24, 1841.

Charles W. ROSS, son of Elmore P. and Caroline ROSS, married Alice Borth
BEARDSLEY, daughter of Nelson and Frances BEARDSLEY, both of Auburn, married
December 12, 1866, St. Peters Church.

Elmore Willard ROSS, son of Elmore P. and Caroline ROSS, married to Mary Muir
FITCH, daughter of Nelson and Nancy Muir FITCH, both of Auburn, married June
29, 1875, St. Peters Church.

George ROSE married Miss Maria D. ARMSTRONG, November 2, 1859, by Rev. J.H.
Stewart of Watertown (Christian Ambassador, 1/14/1860).

George ROSE married Miss Ann HUSTON at Geneva, Ont. Co., July 10, 1816 (Aub.

Archie ROSS, infant son of Chas H. & Louisa ROSS, d. 23 Sept, age 4 months and
14 days. Funeral at Phelps, on Wed., at 10 oclock AM. (9/24/1872, Aub. Daily

Miss Charlotte ROSS married Mr. William FITCH, metchant of Batavia, in St.
James Church, Batavia, by Rev. Lucius Miller. (Aub. Jour., 6/5/1833).

Elizabeth OLMSTEAD ROSS, wife of Sylvester ROSS, died 15 Feb. 1873 (Aub. Daily
Bull, 2/17/1873).

Hattie E. ROSS married William E. WEBSTER.

John ROSS, Esq. married Clarissa HAGAMAN.

Milton ROSS, aged 74, and single, died 14 Feb. 1873 in Port Byron. Interment
in Auburn, NY. (Aub. Daily Bull., 2/14/1873).

Mrs. Phoebe ROSS married Isaac CHASE, late of VT, married in Genoa, NY. (Aub.
Gazette, 7/8/1818).

Mrs. Catharine ROSS, wife of Archibald ROSS, died Auburn 4th intestate in
61st[?] year. Funeral from res of son-in-law Jacob S. GRAY, Esq. No. 60
Mechanic St, 2 PM Jan 7. (ADA, Fri Jan 6, 1860)

Mr. ROSS - A large number of Masons of Auburn attended funeral of deceased
brother Mr. ROSS at Weedsport yesterday. Funeral very large - over 100 Masons
present and procession nearly 1 mile in length [no obit]. ADA Mon. Aug. 24,

Mr. Byron ROSS of Frankfurt, MN married Miss Cornelia A. JOSSLYN of Auburn on
June 24 by Rev. B.I. IVES. (ADA Wed. June 24, 1857).

Mr. Nelson ROSS, son of Mr. Archibald ROSS, died in Mentz on Sun. 8th inst.,
age 26 years. A young man endeared to his friends and acquaintences by the
many excellent qualities both of his head and heart. Editors of Poughkeepsie
papers requested to insert. (Cay. Rep. - Auburn - Wed. 4/11/1827).

William ROSS died in Wayne township, PA, on 4th inst., at advanced age of 109
years. A soldier of the Revolution - at battle of St. Clair's defeat and in
most of principal engagements throughout the whole war. (Free Press - Auburn -
Wed., 8/9/1826).

Mr. Alexander ROSS married Miss Hester HILL, both of this city (Auburn),
married at Auburn, Aug. 6, by Rev. D. HOLMES. (ADA, Thurs. 8/7/1841).

Cornelia ROSS, eldest daughter of Elmore P. ROSS, Esq., died at Auburn, Tues.,
27th inst. age 17 years, after lingering illness. Funeral at res. of her
father, West Genesee St. tomorrow at 2 oclock pm. She has struggled for
months against the slow poison of Consumption . . . gone to the silen chamber
of the dead in the sweet teens of life, a pretty girl, nursed and petted in the
lap of plenty . . . (ADA Thurs., 12/29/1853) (CC 1/3/1854 without memorial

Arstus A. SABIN, employee of E.P. ROSS, sent to Canada.

Miss Permelia ROSS married August 3, 1853 to George O. DEMMON, both of Locke.

Clarissa HAGAMAN, wife of John ROSS, Esq., died Tuesday, Jan. 25, 1870 at
Vincennes, Indiana, age 52 years. (Aub. Morn. News - 1/29/1870).

Mentz Church Records

John d. April 2, 1830, age 60 years
Sarah, wife of Johnd. Oct. 3, 1872, age 89y7m27d
Alfordd. May 12, 1857, age 49y0m6d
Nelson, son of Arch. & Cath.d. Apr. 8, 1827, age 26y6m1d
William, Esq."W.R."d. Apr. 19, 1840, age 59y7m23d
Albert, son of Geo. & Hannahd. July 31, 1872, age 27 years

Cayuga County Atlas

James F. ROSS of the firm of FOSTER< ROSS & BAUCUS is a native of Scotland,
born in 1865. He received a common school education and at the age of fifteen
commenced work in a dry goods establishment. In 1887 he came to the U.S.
located at Auburn and engaged as clerk in the store of Wm. B. HISLOP & Co. In
March 1888 he went to Syracuse and in 1891 to Utica where he acted as buyer for
a number of departments in the store of Roberts & Co., until 1899, when he
returned to Auburn, and became a member of the firm of Foster, Ross & Baucus.

Scrapbook of B. Murphy

"JORRIS, Mrs. Walter B. or Rochester, formerly of this village doubly afflicted
by death of her father and mother last week - Mr. & Mrs. James H. ROSS of
Auburn, both died of pneumonia. Mail carrier in Auburn, survived by Mrs.
JORRIS, Mrs. EDWARD of Syracuse and son, Charles ROSS of Auburn.

"Charles H. ROSS, age 38" Third ROSS is dead, Parents Buried Sunday, headline
of article. He died at City Hospital. All suffered from pneumonia. Mother
and father died 48 hours apart, "a week ago tonight. Mr. ROSS and Mrs. ROSS
last Saturday." Charles born this city (Auburn) worked at carpenter's union,
surviving are 2 sisters, Mrs. Edward PALMER Syracuse, and Mrs. William B. JORVIS of Rochester. Arrangements incomplete.

Marriage: Ida Pearl ROSS, younger daughter of Mr. & Mrs. W.P. ROSS and Alfred
Floyd DeCoudres, resident of Moravia, married at bride's home, Wed., Aug. 18.
She was formerly of Lansing. Married by Rev. Horatio YATES.

Abstracts of Newspaper Clippings of No. Lansing, Tompkins County and Moravia,
Genoa, Locke in Cayuga County, NY

A.D. SCHENCK vet of Civil War well known resident of Lansing, NY died in
Arcadia, FL where he went in Feb. 1908 for his health. Had resided rest of
life in Lansing. Born 2/3/1843, was in his 70th year (1913). In 1874 married
Susie R. ROSS who survives him. Also a son, Floyd, a daughter, Stella, and 3
sisters. He served in the 10th NY Cav. Vol. enlisting at 18 years on
10/14/1861 - made Sgt. 7/4/1864. Wounded right wrist at battle of Sulpher
Springs, VA - right eye at St. Mary's Ch. on 6/24/1864, bullet coming out under
left ear. Left for dead. Spent almost a year in hospital in Alexandria. Died
of apoplexy. Remains brought north by son - widow and daughter unable to come.
Members Bapt. Church at East Lansing and charger member of E. Lansing Grange.
Rev. ALLINGTON officiated. 6 members of L. Dwight Allen Post, GAR of Groten

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