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Christina ROSS [9204]

      Sex: F

Individual Information
     Birth Date: 1885 - Seymour, Vic, Australia
    Christening: 
          Death: 17 Dec 1928 - Seymour, Vic, Australia
         Burial: 

Parents
         Father: John ROSS [9200] (Abt 1838-1920) 
         Mother: Margaret PAGAN [9201] (Abt 1845-1887) 

Spouses and Children
1. *Frederick William Jonathan MERRALL [8746] (1885 - 1963) 4022 
       Marriage: 1905 - , Victoria, Australia
         Status: Divorced - 1913
       Children:
                1. Elsie Margaret Rachel MERRALL [9206] (1905-1908)
                2. Daisy Christina Lillian MERRALL [9207] (1908-1909)
                3. Edith Ella Grace MERRALL [9208] (1910-      )

2. Thomas Omand MILLER [9205] (       -       )
       Marriage: 1916 - , Victoria, Australia
         Status: 


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Donald James ROSS [11243]

      Sex: M

Individual Information
     Birth Date: 1923 - Balranald, NSW, Australia
    Christening: 
          Death: 2003 - Liverpool, NSW, Australia
         Burial: 

Parents
         Father: Hugh Benjamin ROSS [8954] (1878-1946) 
         Mother: Flora Elsie McKINNON [8948] (1885-1948) 

Spouses and Children
1. *Jean Mary SWANBOROUGH [11245] (1920 - 2000)
       Marriage: 1954 - Wagga Wagga, NSW, Australia
         Status: 
       Children:
                1. Graham Patrick ROSS [11246]


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Flora Elsie ROSS [8971]

      Sex: F

Individual Information
     Birth Date: 1915 - Hay, NSW, Australia 6189
    Christening: 
          Death: 2008 - , NSW, Australia 6190
         Burial: 

Parents
         Father: Hugh Benjamin ROSS [8954] (1878-1946) 
         Mother: Flora Elsie McKINNON [8948] (1885-1948) 

Spouses and Children
1. *John Charles APTHORP [11221] (       - 3 Jul 1988)
       Marriage: 1938 - Griffith, NSW, Australia 296
         Status: 
       Children:
                1. Hugh William APTHORP [11222] (Abt 1934-1938)
                2. Margaret Joyce APTHORP [11223]


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George Thomas ROSS [3747]

      Sex: M

Individual Information
     Birth Date: 1868 - Newstead, Vic, Australia 6191
    Christening: 
          Death: 
         Burial: 

Parents
         Father: George Tulloch ROSS [3737] (1829-1901) 54 
         Mother: Christina SUTHERLAND [3738] (Cir 1828-1899) 


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George Tulloch ROSS [3737]

      Sex: M
AKA: George Thomas ROSS
Individual Information
     Birth Date: 1829 - Kincardine, , Scotland
    Christening: 10 Apr 1829 - Erriboll, Sutherland, Scotland
          Death: 1901 - Echuca, Vic, Australia 6192
         Burial: 29 Aug 1901 - Echuca, Vic, Australia 6193

Parents
         Father: Lachlan ROSS [3758] (Cir 1796-      ) 
         Mother: Ann Fraser [—?—] [3759] (      -Bef 1840) 

Spouses and Children
1. *Christina SUTHERLAND [3738] (Cir 1828 - 1899)
       Marriage: 14 Jul 1851 - Bonar Bridge, Sutherland, Scotland 6194
         Status: 
       Children:
                1. Hughina Clark ROSS [809] (Cir 1853-1934)
                2. Anne ROSS [3742] (1855-Bef 1899)
                3. John ROSS [3743] (1858-      )
                4. Alexandrina ROSS [3744] (1862-      )
                5. William ROSS [3745] (1863-1934)
                6. John Lachlan ROSS [3746] (1866-1951)
                7. George Thomas ROSS [3747] (1868-      )

Notes
General:
George, aged 24, Christina (Charity), aged 27 and Hughina aged 1 arrived from Scotland, on the ship the William Miles which arrived in Moreton Bay on 16 January 1855. Anne's birth was registered in NSW and she was baptized in Queensland. The remainder of the children were born in Newstead, Victoria.

picture Graham Patrick ROSS [11246]

      Sex: M

Parents
         Father: Donald James ROSS [11243] (1923-2003) 
         Mother: Jean Mary SWANBOROUGH [11245] (1920-2000) 


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Hugh Benjamin ROSS [8954]

      Sex: M

Individual Information
     Birth Date: Oct 1878 - Napier, , New Zealand 6195
    Christening: 
          Death: 1946 - Orange, NSW, Australia 6196
         Burial: 

Spouses and Children
1. *Flora Elsie McKINNON [8948] (29 Oct 1885 - 1948)
       Marriage: 1909 - Hay, NSW, Australia 5196
         Status: 
       Children:
                1. Margaret S ROSS [8970] (1910-      )
                2. Hugh John ROSS [8969] (1912-1983)
                3. Flora Elsie ROSS [8971] (1915-2008)
                4. Donald James ROSS [11243] (1923-2003)
                5. Betty Flora ROSS [11244] (1929-1960)

Notes
General:
The Riverine Grazier (Hay, NSW : 1873 - 1954) Tue 29 Oct 1912 Page 2 Family Notices
Return Thanks.
Mr. and Mrs. HUGH ROSS desire to return their sincere thanks to Drs. Feilchenfeld and Hartridge for their kindness and attention to their little daughter during her recent illness ; also, to their many kind friends and neighbors for assistance and sympathy.

The Hillston Spectator and Lachlan River Advertiser (NSW : 1898 - 1952) Thu 19 Dec 1946 Page 2 OBITUARY
OBITUARY
MR HUGH ROSS
Mr Hugh Ross, of Wrightville, Cobar, died at the Base Hospital Orange on Monday last, Dec. 9th
at the age of 69 years.

The late Mr Ross, with his wife, was on holidays at Orange with their son Donald, who is home on
from the Army of Occupation in Japan, when he was taken ill and admitted to hospital.

A veteran of the Boer War and World War one, the late Mr Ross had resided at Wrightville for 11
years and was employed at the New Occidental Gold Mines as a fitter, where amongst a wide circle of friends he was a popular figure and known for his many stirling qualities.

Prior to coming to Cobar the late Mr Ross had resided at Hillston for many years, where he conducted a garage business

picture Hugh John ROSS [8969]

      Sex: M

Individual Information
     Birth Date: 1912 - Hay, NSW, Australia 6197
    Christening: 
          Death: 1983 - , NSW, Australia 6198
         Burial: 

Parents
         Father: Hugh Benjamin ROSS [8954] (1878-1946) 
         Mother: Flora Elsie McKINNON [8948] (1885-1948) 

Spouses and Children
1. *Rose Alma EDWARDS [11225]


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Hughina Clark ROSS [809]

      Sex: F
AKA: Hughina O'SULLIVAN
Individual Information
     Birth Date: Cir 1853 - , Sutherlandshire, Scotland
    Christening: 
          Death: 27 Mar 1934 - Daylesford, Victoria, Australia 6199
         Burial: 29 Mar 1934 - Daylesford, Victoria, Australia

Parents
         Father: George Tulloch ROSS [3737] (1829-1901) 54 
         Mother: Christina SUTHERLAND [3738] (Cir 1828-1899) 

Spouses and Children
1. *Michael SULLIVAN [808] (1847 - 20 Oct 1911)
       Marriage: 13 Dec 1870 - Castlemaine, Vic, Australia 6200
         Status: 
       Children:
                1. Daniel SULLIVAN 1 [832] (1871-1873)
                2. Daniel George SULLIVAN [833] (1873-1917)
                3. George Tulloch SULLIVAN [835] (1876-1937)
                4. John Michael SULLIVAN [836] (1876-1943)
                5. Florence May SULLIVAN [837] (1878-1958)
                6. William James SULLIVAN [838] (1880-1946)
                7. Christine Leonore SULLIVAN [839] (1882-1910)
                8. Thomas SULLIVAN [840] (1885-1953)
                9. Catherine Ellen SULLIVAN [842] (1888-1964)
                10. Julia Mary SULLIVAN [843] (1890-1943)
                11. Annie SULLIVAN [844] (1892-1975)
                12. Lexie SULLIVAN [845] (1895-1895)

Notes
General:
living in Raglan Street Daylesford at the time of her death. Said to have lived in Victoria for 79 years, which means she would have come into Australia c. 1855 if these dates are correct. Sometimes the surname is listed as O'Sullivan

picture James ROSS [3765]

      Sex: M

Individual Information
     Birth Date: Cir 1845 - Durness, Sutherland, Scotland 6185
    Christening: 
          Death: 
         Burial: 

Parents
         Father: Lachlan ROSS [3758] (Cir 1796-      ) 
         Mother: Hannah McKENZIE [3761] (Cir 1816-      ) 


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Jane Mary ROSS [7957]

      Sex: F
AKA: Mary Jane WILLS
Individual Information
     Birth Date: 
    Christening: 
          Death: 
         Burial: 

Spouses and Children
1. *Joseph Edwin WILLS [7956] (1875 - 1922)
       Marriage: 1910 - , Victoria, Australia
         Status: 
       Children:
                1. Edwin Ross WILLS [7980] (1913-1987)


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Jeanett ROSS [9196]

      Sex: F
AKA: Janet WILSON, Jannett WILSON
Individual Information
     Birth Date: 1882 - Seymour, Vic, Australia
    Christening: 
          Death: 1934 - Sunbury, Vic, Australia
         Burial: 

Parents
         Father: John ROSS [9200] (Abt 1838-1920) 
         Mother: Margaret PAGAN [9201] (Abt 1845-1887) 

Spouses and Children
1. *Benjamin WILSON [9177] (1880 - 1960)
       Marriage: 1908 - , Victoria, Australia
         Status: 
       Children:
                1. William Benjamin WILSON [9197] (1910-      )
                2. Gladys Margaret WILSON [9198] (1915-1928)
                3. Sarah Annie WILSON [9199] (Abt 1922-1923)

Notes
General:
possible birth
Birth Certificate
Birth Event registration number 12166 Registration year 1882
Family name ROSS Given names Jannett Sex Unknown Father's name John Mother's name Margaret (Pagan) Place of birth SE YM

possible bith
Birth Certificate
Birth Event registration number 22511 Registration year 1885
Personal information
Family name ROSS Given names Jeanetta Sex Unknown Father's name James Mother's nameElizabeth (Gordon) Place of birth WILL

possible death
Death Certificate
Death Event registration number 13357 Registration year 1934
Family name WILSON Given names Janett Father's name Unknown Mother's name Unknown (Unknown) Place of birth Place of death Sunbury Age 52

picture John ROSS [3743]

      Sex: M

Individual Information
     Birth Date: 1858 - Winters Flat, Vic, Australia 6201
    Christening: 
          Death: 
         Burial: 

Parents
         Father: George Tulloch ROSS [3737] (1829-1901) 54 
         Mother: Christina SUTHERLAND [3738] (Cir 1828-1899) 


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John ROSS [3762]

      Sex: M

Individual Information
     Birth Date: Cir 1841 - Durness, Sutherland, Scotland 6185
    Christening: 
          Death: 
         Burial: 

Parents
         Father: Lachlan ROSS [3758] (Cir 1796-      ) 
         Mother: Hannah McKENZIE [3761] (Cir 1816-      ) 


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John ROSS [9200]

      Sex: M

Individual Information
     Birth Date: Abt 1838 - , , Scotland
    Christening: 
          Death: 26 Dec 1920 - Avenel, Vic, Australia
         Burial: 

Spouses and Children
1. *Margaret PAGAN [9201] (Abt 1845 - 5 Mar 1887)
       Marriage: 
         Status: 
       Children:
                1. Jeanett ROSS [9196] (1882-1934)
                2. Christina ROSS [9204] (1885-1928)

Notes
General:
15 children:-
1. Elizabeth b. 1864 (Cameron)
2. Annie b. 1865 (Mitchell)
3. Margaret b. 1867 (Schmidt) d. 1934
4. Marion b. 1869 (Newton) d. 1946
5. Georgina b. 1870 d. 1886
6. Martha b. 1872 (Hay) d. 1942
7. Walter b. 1873 d. 1951
8. Mary b. 1874
9. John b. 1876 d. 1898
10. George b. 1877 d. 1877
11. William b. 1879
12. Alexander b. 1881 d. 1954 m. Sarah Ann Anderson 1915
13. Jannett b. 1882 (Wilson) d. 1938
14. Thomas b. 1883 d. 1942
15. Christina b. 1885 (Miller) d.1928 m. Wm Merrall 1905 m. Thomas Oman Miller 1916

Euroa Advertiser (Vic. : 1884 - 1920) Fri 30 Sep 1898 Page 4 A DETERMINED SUICIDE.
A DETERMINED SUICIDE.
HANGS HIMSELF IN A STABLE
AT NORTH WOOD.
On Sunday morning the usual quiet of the Northwood district was disturbed by the news that a suicide had taken place on the farm, of Mr. John Ross, at Dairy Bend, near the Goulburn River, about nine miles from Seymour, and that the victim was a son of Mr. Ross', aged 22 years. The sad news proved too true, for some time during the previous night or early that morning John Ross, junr., had destroyed himself in a most determined manner. The. modusoperandi employed on the occasion was to securely fasten a rope to the ridge pole of the stable, doubles in such a manner that it would be almost impossible to break it.

It appears however, that with the weight of the body one of the strands did break, but the remaining three were sufficiently strong to enable the rash young man to carry out his object successfully. From the position in which the body was found also there was not the slightest doubt as to the determination with which the victim carried out his purpose, for had he felt so inclined he could have secured a good foothold on a manger near by and thus relieved the strain on his neck. The discoverly was made at an early hour on Sunday morning by one of deceased's brother's entering the stable to get a horse. In quick time the body was cut down, but not in time to be of any avail. for on examination the body was found to be quite rigid and cold, showing plainly that the vital spark had fled long before the brother had entered the stable and met the horrible sight. From what we are able to glean as to the circumstances which led up to the perpetration of the rash act, it would appear that young Ross has suffered more or less from insomnia for some time past; but nothing in the evidence bore out this theory. It is probable therefore that the cause of the young man's derangement will ever remain a mystery.

The Magesterial inquiry was held on Monday at Mr. Ross' farm, before Mr. E. O'Callaghan, J.P., when the following evidence was adduced :

John Ross, farmer, residing at Northwood, said - The deceased, John Ross was my son. He was 22 years of age last birthday, and always resided with me. I last saw him alive between 9 and 10 o'clock on Saturday night, the 24th inst., when he appeared in good health. He had been woking on the farm on that day. On Sunday morning I called him to get up, but got no answer. I then Awakened the girls. They got up and went out to the kitchen. They then took deceased's clothes into his bedroom, but found he was not there. The next I heard was the members of the family all crying" out ",Jack has hanged himself. I at once ran to the stable and saw deceased's body Hanging. He was quite dead. I assisted to hold the body while my son William cut it down. The body was hanging by a plough rein which was fastened to the ridge pile of the stable. On Wednesday last he complained of a bad head. He went to Seymour that day and consulted Mr. Gibbs, chemist, who prescribed for him. He returned the same day and appeared all right. There was nothing that I know of to distract his mind. He was on good terms with the whole of the family. I do not know any reason why he should have taken his life.

William Ross said the deceased, John Ross, was his brother. Deceased slept in, the same room as I did on Saturday night. My brother Thomas also occupied the same room. When I went to bed that night at 12 o'clock the deceased was in bed. He got up, went out for a few minutes and then returned. I made a remark to my brothler Tom, who was sleeping in the same bed as deceased, that I would not hit the stump he was taking out. Deceased only asked what we were talking about. About 7 a.m. on Sunday my sister came into the room with our clothes, and said, "Jack's up."
Soon after my brother Tom came running down sayilng ,Jack had hung himself in the stable. I at once got up and ran to the stable, where I saw my brother's body hanging from the ridge pole. While the body was being held up by my father and brother I cut the rope. The body was then quite cold. I assisted in removing the body to the house. Deceased always appeared to to be in good health, but last Wednesday I heard he was going to see the chemist. On Friday he said to me, " I wish I had seen the doctor instead of the chemist." He said if I only knew the pain he suffered I would not believe it. Only those who had it knew how he suffered. He did not describe the pain. I knew from his condition on Friday that he was suffering pain, as he was shedding tears, and gave me to understand that he did not feel fit for work. I advised him to take a spell, and suggested he should go to the seaside. Deceased had met with an accident caused by a falling tree, which struck him on the head. I know of no reason why he should take his life.

Thomas Ross, brother of deceased, said - I occupied the same room as deceased on Saturday night last. I last saw him alive when the last witness went to bed about 12 o'clock. Between 7 and 8 o'clock on Sunday morning my sister called me, when I found my brother John had left the bed. Immediately on getting up I went to the stable, and on looking through the opening of the door I saw the deceased hanging. I at once called my brother and sister, who, together with my father, ran to the stable. I assisted my father to hold up the body while the last witness cut it down. He appeared quite dead. Since seeing the chemist he complained to me that his previously injured check, always felt quite cold, and that he had to keep it covered when in bed. He said he could not sleep very well at night. I am not aware that he had any trouble which would cause him to take his life.

Margaret Ross said deceased was her brother. ????????????????????? kitchen, whe he stated he was troubled through not being able to sleep, and that he would be better dead than alive. Previous to deceased making that statement I was not aware that he was suffering any pain.

A verdict was returned of suicide whilst suffering from temporary insanity.

The remains of the unfortunate young man were interred in the Seymour Cemetery yesterday afternoon, a large concourse of the friends of the deceased's family joining in the funeral cortege.
The Rev. J. Neville, of the Presbyterian church conducted the ceremony at the grave. Mr. Oak carried out the funeral arrangements.

The Age (Melbourne, Vic. : 1854 - 1954) Fri 9 May 1913 Page 15 DIVORCE COURT.
Decree granted.
MERRALL V. MERRALL.
Christina Merrall, 27, of Northwood, petitioned for divorce from William Merrall, 27, laborer, on the ground of misconduct. Mr. L. S. Woolf, instructed by Boothby and Boothby, appeared for petitioner. Evidence was given of the marriage on 1st March, 1905, and the birth of three children.
The parties ceased living together in May, 1912, and the following month petitioner received a letter from respondent, intimating that he had left Melbourne for ever. The letter went on to say, "You don't seem to care for me, so I have found the one that does, and nothing but death will part us." Respondent had gone to Brisbane with a woman named Priscilla Gort. The decree was granted, with costs against respondent, and custody of the child.

The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) View title info Sat 30 Oct 1920 Page 21 DIVORCE PETITIONER DIES.

DIVORCE PETITIONER DIES.
TRAGIC END TO SUIT.
Widow's Hysterical Outburst.
An announcement that the petitioner had been found dead on his premises brought a divorce suit to a sudden end before the Chief Justice (Sir William Irvine) yesterday.

The case came before the Divorce Court a week ago, when Conrad Schmidt (63), of 135 Maribyrnong road, Ascotvale, baker, pelitioned for a divorce from Margaret Schmidt (54), whom he married on March 13, 1909). The ground was that respondent had deserted him since December, 1916. Petitioner stated that he did not know the whereabouts of the respondent, and that he had no means of ascertaining them. He married the respondent consequent upon seeing a matrimonial advertisement which she had inserted in a newspaper. He had never met any of her relatives. After the marriage respondent neglected her household duties, and would not be bothered with looking after his baker's shop. They had several quarrels about this, and she told him on one occasion that "a loose leg suited her better than married life."

The Chief Justice adjourned the case, and caused inquiries to be made for the where-abouts of the respondent, who appeared before him yesterday. She stated that she had learnt the day before for the first time that her husband was taking divorce Proceedings against her. She lived with her brother, Thomas Ross, at Northwood, 12 miles from Seymour.

The Chief Justice.- Why did not the petitioner know where to find you?
Respondent.- He did know where I was. He has written to me several times while I have been there. Before I left him he spoke of getting a divorce as soon as he could, and asked me where I would be in three years. I told him that I would be with my brother.

Replying to petitioner's allegations, of which she then heard for the first time, respondent said that she had left him in 1912 for three months, because he was violent to her. In 1916 he locked her out of the house, and as he and his son-her stepson-were in the habit of ill-using her she left him. She had never refused to look after her husband's shop.

The Chief Justice said that the petitioner, who, although notified, had failed to attend, must be summoned to the court. He must have an opportunity of explaining his previous statements. The matter could not rest where it was.

When the Court resumed after the lunch adjournment, and while Mr. Joske, who appeared for the petitioner, was cross examining the respondent, a messenger announced that he had been to Schmidt's premises and found him Iying dead at the rear of his stable. The body had been removed to the Morgue.

The Chief Justice said that the case would be struck out of the list. Respondent broke into hysterical laughter, and left the box crying, '"I am free! I am free!"

It is stated that between 11 and half-past 11 o'clock yesterday, morning, Schmidt called at a bank in Ascotvale, and took away a sealed package. A search for the package was made, but it could not be found.


The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Sat 29 Oct 1921 Page 11 Family Notices
ROSS - PARKER. '- On the 10th September, at Cecil street Methodist Church, South Melbourne, by Rev. R. Williams, Thomas, youngest son of the late Mr. and Mrs. John Ross, Northwood, to Alice C., youngest daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Parker, Tooboorac.

The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Sat 22 Dec 1928 Page 13 Family Notices
MILLER - On the 17th December, 1928, at her residence, Woodsomlee, Northwood, Christina (Teenie), dearly beloved sister of Mrs. M. Newton (Avenel), and loving auntie of John, William, Thomas, Ivy, Eva, Grace, and Mary. Peace, perfect peace,


The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Sat 22 Aug 1942 Page 2 Family Notices
ROSS.-On August 14, at Seymour (suddenly), Thomas, the dearly beloved son of the late Margaret and John Ross, Northwood, loved brother of Elizabeth (Mrs Cameron, Leeton). Annie (Mrs. Mitchell, deceased), Margaret (Mrs Smith deceased) Marion (Mrs. Newton Avenel), Georgina (deceased), Martha (Mrs Hay, deceased), Walter (Coreen, NSW), John (deceased). William (South Africa), Alexander (Broadford) Jeanetta (Mrs Wilson deceased), Christina (Mrs. Miller deceased) aged 59 years

The Dandenong Journal (Vic. : 1927 - 1954) Wed 21 Aug 1946 Page 4 Family Notices
Newton. - On August 10th at her residence "Fairview;"' Avenel, Marion, the beloved wife of the late William Newton, of Avenel, loving mother of Eva, and mother-in-law of Harry, dear grandma of Bernard Lane. Spring Vale. '"Treasured memories"

possible deaths
Death Certificate
Event Death Event registration number 12874 Registration year 1920
Family name ROSS Given names Jno Sex Unknown Father's name Unknown Mother's name Unknown (Unknown) Place of birth Place of death Avenel Age 86 Spouse's family name


The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Thu 18 Mar 1954 Page 12 Advertising
ÂLEXANDER ROSS, Late of Broadford , Retired Grazier, deceased. - After 14 clear days Rona Janet McKee, of 13 Centre road. Clayton, married woman, the executrix appointed by deceased's will, (dated the 18th day of December. 1952). will APPLY to the Supreme Court of Victoria for a WILL PROBATE- of the said ERIC W. TULLOH, solicitor. Kilmore.

The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Thu 29 Dec 1955 Page 13 Advertising
SARAH ANN ROSS. Formerly of Broadford, Late of 13 Centre Road, Clayton, in the State of Victoria, Widow Deceased.-After 14 clear days Rona Janet McKee, of 13 Centre road, Clayton, married woman, the executrix appointed by deceased's will (dated the 18th day of December, 1952), will APPLY to the Supreme Court for a grant of PROBATE of the said WILL.
ERIC W. TULLOH, solicitor. Kilmore.

picture John Lachlan ROSS [3746]



      Sex: M

Individual Information
     Birth Date: 1866 - Newstead, Vic, Australia 6202
    Christening: 
          Death: 1951 - Adelaide, South Australia, Australia 6203
         Burial: 

Parents
         Father: George Tulloch ROSS [3737] (1829-1901) 54 
         Mother: Christina SUTHERLAND [3738] (Cir 1828-1899) 

Notes
General:
by Frances Heyer


JOHN LACHLAN ROSS, his wife Sarah, and son-in-law Robert Cain.

John Lachlan Ross [my great-grandfather] was born on the 5th May 1866 at Newstead in Victoria.
His father was recorded as George Thomas Ross, and was born in Eriboll, Durness, Sutherland, Scotland, and baptised 4th April 1829. His given name was George Tulloch Ross. He died Echuca, Victoria in 1901. His occupation in Newstead was 'miner".

George Ross and Christina Sutherland were married 14th July 1851, Bonar Bridge, Sutherland.
George's parents were Lachlan Ross and Ann Fraser. Lachlan Ross was born 1791, Kincardine, Ross-shire to Alexander Ross and Anne MacGregor, who married 2nd June 1779, Per, Perthshire. Anne MacGregor was born 1762 in Forfar, Angus, and died 1st February 1845.

Lachlan Ross and Ann Fraser married 11th December 1819, Creich, Sutherlands. Lachlan was the Grieve/Bailiff [Foreman] for Alexander Clarke, a sheep farmer of Eriboll. Lachlan used the name of Clarke for his son John Clarke Ross.

Ann Fraser was born 1791, Inverness and died 1837, aged 47 at Durness. Lachlan Ross died 4th May 1879, at Thurso, Caithness. He was buried at Eriboll Burial Ground.

His monumental inscription: Lachlan Ross, native parish of Kincardine, Ross-shire, faithfull servant more than 50 years in family Clarkes of Eriboll, d. Thurso 4:5:1879, aged 88. Wife Ann Fraser d. Eriboll 1837 aged 46, second wife Hanna Mather d. Eriboll 28:6:1872, children Isabella 1829 12, Thomas 14:2:1867 15.

Christy died at Newstead 22nd May 1899.
[Christy gave the name of Crypool, Sutherland, Scotland as to where she was born, but I have not been able to trace that name, even when I was in contact with a Scottish site. This name is on John Lachlan Ross' birth registration. The name may have sounded like Crypool to the person who registered the birth. It may have been a Gaelic name, or even the name of a farm.]

George 24, his wife Christy 27, and daughter Hughina , arrived Moreton Bay 16th January 1855, on the "William Miles". George was listed as a labourer, and it was stated that they both could read.
As they had arrived in Queensland they may have been unassisted migrants. Possibly their passages were paid for by the Clarke family.

John Lachlan Ross arrived in South Australia some time before 1887. It appears that his sisters Alexandrina and Hughina, with their husbands, had both lived in South Australia, at least around 1883-1884, as they both had children born there. It is possible he either travelled with them or joined them later.
Sara Bugg, aged 22 and John Lachlan Ross, aged 24 years, were married 15th September 1887. Her father was listed as William Bugg, however most other records have him listed as Henry Bugg. Her mother was Mary Ann Hams.

Their children were:
Christina Mary Ann born 16th April 1888, Ruby Grace Ross born 11th January 1891 [my grandmother], Ernest John born 6th April 1895, Heugheina Victoria born 11th April 1902 [name as spelt in record].
Sarah and John also raised Wilbur Mitchell Ross born 4th June 1909.

Sarah/Fanny Ross died 22nd July 1938 at Helmsdale. [My mother had said that her grandmother's name was Sarah, but in the Birth Registers her name was always given as Fanny, and in the register of her death and burial. It is only in the Marriage Register is this name given as Sarah].

Christina Ross married Robert Cain on 28th February 1920. Her age was 31, and he was 35 years old. His father was Michael Cain, and he came from Victoria. Christina died 25th February 1957, and her husband died 12th September 1865.

Hughina Ross [known as Nin] married Albert Edward Frankcom on 19th May 1923. She was 22 and he was 21. His parents were William George Frankcom and Caroline Stacey. The marriage ended in Separation or divorce.
Their children were Constance, Ronald and Malcolm.

Ruby Ross married Frederick James Read. 24th January 1914.
Their daughter Eileen Gwenda was born 16th June 1914. [my mother]

Their son Walter Ernest was born 17th December 1917.

Ruby died on 20th December 1917, 3 days after the birth of her son Walter.
Walter was raised by Christina and Bob Cain, but Frederick Read, would not allow them to adopt him.

Ernest John Ross [known as Dodger] married Anita Friebe on 2nd March 1918. Their only child, Ruby, was born 29th July 1918.
Ruby married Francis Martin McNamara, on 31st May 1941. Ruby died of Leukaemia five and half months after her marriage.

Story and photos supplied by Frances Heyer 6204

picture Joseph ROSS [3763]

      Sex: M

Individual Information
     Birth Date: Cir 1841 - Durness, Sutherland, Scotland 6185
    Christening: 
          Death: 
         Burial: 

Parents
         Father: Lachlan ROSS [3758] (Cir 1796-      ) 
         Mother: Hannah McKENZIE [3761] (Cir 1816-      ) 


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Lachlan ROSS [3758]

      Sex: M

Individual Information
     Birth Date: Cir 1796 - Kincardine, , Scotland 6205
    Christening: 
          Death: 
         Burial: 

Spouses and Children
1. *Ann Fraser [—?—] [3759] (       - Bef 1840)
       Marriage: 
         Status: 
       Children:
                1. Robert ROSS [3760] (Cir 1827-      )
                2. George Tulloch ROSS  54 [3737] (1829-1901)

2. Hannah McKENZIE [3761] (Cir 1816 -       )
       Marriage: 
         Status: 
       Children:
                1. John ROSS [3762] (Cir 1841-      )
                2. Joseph ROSS [3763] (Cir 1841-      )
                3. Thomas ROSS [3764] (Cir 1843-      )
                4. James ROSS [3765] (Cir 1845-      )
                5. Ann ROSS [3766] (Cir 1846-      )
                6. William ROSS [3767] (Cir 1850-      )
                7. Alexander ROSS [3768] (Cir 1856-      )

Notes
General:
Information on Lachlan & his wives and children is taken from a website that sets out Church Records for Erriboll Scotland and Census details for that town for 1841, 1851, 1861, and 1871. www.donjgrant/me.uk but it is necessary to type www.donjgrant/me.uk/smer.html to find the page with the Erriboll data on it..

Lachlan Ross may have had additional children, as they census were carried out 10 years apart it is likely that is the case.

picture Margaret S ROSS [8970]

      Sex: F

Individual Information
     Birth Date: 1910 - Hay, NSW, Australia 6206
    Christening: 
          Death: 
         Burial: 

Parents
         Father: Hugh Benjamin ROSS [8954] (1878-1946) 
         Mother: Flora Elsie McKINNON [8948] (1885-1948) 

Spouses and Children
1. *Cecil C SIMPSON [11224]


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Robert ROSS [3760]

      Sex: M

Individual Information
     Birth Date: Cir 1827 - , , Scotland 6185
    Christening: 
          Death: 
         Burial: 

Parents
         Father: Lachlan ROSS [3758] (Cir 1796-      ) 
         Mother: Ann Fraser [—?—] [3759] (      -Bef 1840) 


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Thomas ROSS [3764]

      Sex: M

Individual Information
     Birth Date: Cir 1843 - Durness, Sutherland, Scotland 6185
    Christening: 
          Death: 
         Burial: 

Parents
         Father: Lachlan ROSS [3758] (Cir 1796-      ) 
         Mother: Hannah McKENZIE [3761] (Cir 1816-      ) 


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Thomas ROSS [10658]

      Sex: M

Individual Information
     Birth Date: 1852 - , , Scotland
    Christening: 
          Death: 24 Aug 1920 - Warrnambool, Vic, Australia
         Burial: 

Spouses and Children
1. *Elizabeth Ann TROTTER [10496] (1856 - 12 Nov 1923) 43,45 
       Marriage: 1888 - , Victoria, Australia
         Status: 
       Children:
                1. Annabelle ROSS  45 [10649] (Abt 1901-1938)


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William ROSS [3767]

      Sex: M

Individual Information
     Birth Date: Cir 1850 - Durness, Sutherland, Scotland 6185
    Christening: 
          Death: 
         Burial: 

Parents
         Father: Lachlan ROSS [3758] (Cir 1796-      ) 
         Mother: Hannah McKENZIE [3761] (Cir 1816-      ) 


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William ROSS [3745]

      Sex: M

Individual Information
     Birth Date: 1863 - Newstead, Vic, Australia 6207
    Christening: 
          Death: 1934 - Fitzroy, Vic, Australia 6208
         Burial: 

Parents
         Father: George Tulloch ROSS [3737] (1829-1901) 54 
         Mother: Christina SUTHERLAND [3738] (Cir 1828-1899) 


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Thomas ROSTRON [10266]

      Sex: M

Individual Information
     Birth Date: Abt 1848
    Christening: 
          Death: 
         Burial: 

Spouses and Children
1. *Elizabeth WRIGHT [10089] (Abt 1859 -       )
       Marriage: 4 Nov 1886 - Mellor, Lancashire, England 6209
         Status: 


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Amy Clare ROTHERHAM [8051]

      Sex: F

Parents
         Father: Andrew Ernest ROTHERHAM [8049] 
         Mother: Angela Marie CODY [8043] 


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Andrew Ernest ROTHERHAM [8049]

      Sex: M

Spouses and Children
1. *Angela Marie CODY [8043]
       Children:
                1. Michael John ROTHERHAM [8050]
                2. Amy Clare ROTHERHAM [8051]


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Michael John ROTHERHAM [8050]

      Sex: M

Parents
         Father: Andrew Ernest ROTHERHAM [8049] 
         Mother: Angela Marie CODY [8043] 


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Arthur Edward ROUT [10592]

      Sex: M

Individual Information
     Birth Date: 
    Christening: 
          Death: 
         Burial: 

Spouses and Children
1. *Winifred Voce FORSTER [10573] (1871 - 1953)
       Marriage: 1901 - Perth, WA, Australia
         Status: 

Notes
General:
Albert's grandfather was William Rout.

information sent to me via private message from JonathanMathys292 via Ancestry.com.au on May 26 2016 as follows:-

William Rout was born in Deptford, 1790 and migrated to Hobart with his first wife Lucy in 1835. He became quite well off in Tassie and was a founding member (one of 12) of the Anti Transportation League that in 1853 achieved what its name suggests.

The League had a banner which is the same as today's Australian flag but without the large 6 pointed star (which represents the states); The League also changed the name for Van Diemen's Land to Tasmania and secured self government for Tasmania from England. All three events (i.e. self government, name change and cessation of Transportation) occurred on 10th August 1853 which became "Tasmania Day".

That day in 1853 was celebrated across the colony with many town parades and nearly every town lit a large fire that night. The celebration never lasted however because the newly formed Tasmanian government did not want to give the impression they were celebrating freedom from England who was still very much their master, and so Tasmania Day was supressed and has become lost in history. Nothing has ever been written about William Rout and so he too became lost in history. My interest started because Rout built himself a country residence in Newtown (an old suburb walking distance from Hobart City). The residence contains an ancient tower at one end which Rout built as a monument of love to his second wife (26 years his junior) in 1852. "The Towers" as the property is known was purchased by a friend of mine and so I researched the history. For me, Routs main legacy is Tasmania Day and the events behind it, including our Australian flag.

picture Katherine Mary ROW [11984]

      Sex: F

Individual Information
     Birth Date: 1876 - Broken Hill, NSW, Australia
    Christening: 
          Death: 1935 - , WA, Australia
         Burial: 

Spouses and Children
1. *John Barkell HOLMAN MLA [7176] (1872 - 1925)
       Marriage: 14 Feb 1893 - Broken Hill, NSW, Australia 4129
         Status: 
       Children:
                1. Mary Alice HOLMAN MLA [11985] (1893-1939)
                2. Edward Joseph Frederick HOLMAN MLA [11987] (1904-1951)


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ROWE [6813]

      Sex: M

Spouses and Children
1. *Thais ANDERSON [6812]


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Albert ROWE [12241]

      Sex: M

Parents
         Father: John Henry ROWE [12229] (1924-1991) 
         Mother: Alma  Joy CASBOLT [12227] (Abt 1926-1985) 


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Alfred James ROWE [11647]

      Sex: M

Individual Information
     Birth Date: 15 Jul 1859 - Guernsey, Channel Islands 620
    Christening: 
          Death: 
         Burial: 

Parents
         Father: Thomas George ROWE [4262] (1826-1894) 
         Mother: Mary MALLET [11179] (1822-1889) 

Spouses and Children
1. *Mary Louise FALLA [12071] (29 Apr 1862 -       ) 3060 
       Marriage: 
         Status: 


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Alice May ROWE [744]

      Sex: F

Individual Information
     Birth Date: 1906 - Kangaroo Flat, Vic, Australia 6210
    Christening: 
          Death: 1906 - Bendigo, Vic, Australia 6211
         Burial: 

Parents
         Father: Robert George ROWE [739] (1882-1952) 
         Mother: Mary Ellen LUCAS [61] (Abt 1882-1954) 


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Allan ROWE [746]

      Sex: M

Individual Information
     Birth Date: Abt 1916
    Christening: 
          Death: 1916 - Carl.Cent, Vic, Australia 6212
         Burial: 

Parents
         Father: Robert George ROWE [739] (1882-1952) 
         Mother: Mary Ellen LUCAS [61] (Abt 1882-1954) 


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Allan Newbury ROWE [9011]

      Sex: M

Individual Information
     Birth Date: 1901 - Newstead, Vic, Australia
    Christening: 
          Death: 1976 - Portland, Vic, Australia
         Burial: 

Parents
         Father: Thomas ROWE [9000] (      -      ) 
         Mother: Fanny NEILL [9020] (1871-1902) 

Spouses and Children
1. *Elsie Emily CROUGEY [9013] (1902 - 1978)
       Marriage: 1929 - , Victoria, Australia 2123
         Status: 


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Allen Harold ROWE [5712]

      Sex: M

Individual Information
     Birth Date: 1892 - , Victoria, Australia 305
    Christening: 
          Death: 1893 - Saint Kilda, Vic, Australia 305
         Burial: 

Parents
         Father: William Henry ROWE [4251] (1858-1947) 
         Mother: Rosetta WILKS [5708] (1864-1945) 


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Ann ROWE [4255]

      Sex: F
AKA: Ann ROW 6213
Individual Information
     Birth Date: 16 Jan 1816 - Tavistock, Devonshire, England
    Christening: 10 Jan 1816 - Tavistock, Devon, Eng. 6213
          Death: Oct 1871 - Tavistock, Devonshire, England 2035
         Burial: 

Parents
         Father: Benjamin ROWE [486] (1787-1859) 62 
         Mother: Mary DONCASTER [485] (Abt 1785-1868) 62 

Spouses and Children
1. *William CRAZE [12070] (Abt 1812 - Jan 1885) 2035 
       Marriage: 19 Jun 1835 - Tavistock, Devonshire, England 2035
         Status: 

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