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Reverend George Aeneas Ross

1J.M. Runk & Co., Biographical and Genealogical History of the State of Delaware, Vol. 1, pp. 110-112 (1899).
"The Rev. George Ross, born in 1676, was the son of David Ross, the second Laird of Balblair, and head of one branch of the Highland Clan Ross. He could trace his descent to Malcolm, Earl of Ross, who was contemporary with Malcolm, King of the Scots in the twelfth century.
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About 1703 he emigrated from Scotland to Delaware, settled at New Castle, and in 1705 became rector of the Episcopal Church (Immanuel), at that place. Some time after 1707 he married Joanna Williams, his first wife. She came from Rhode Island, and was noted for her piety and Christian grace. They had issue: I. David, b. before 1708; II. Margaret, b. in 1712; III. John, b. in 1714.
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IV. Aeneas, b. in 1716.
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V. Anne, b. in 1719, married John Yeates, of Delaware, a cousin of the distinguished jurist, Joseph Yeates, a judge of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, and a resident of the city of Lancaster, Pa.; VI. Jacob, b. before 1726.
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The wife of Rev. George Ross, Joanna Williams, dying soon after the birth of Jacob, he married, secondly, Catherine Van Gezel, a greatgranddaughter of Gerrit Van Gezel, who was secretary to Jacob Alrichs, one of the Dutch governors of the colony on the Delaware. Their children were: VII. George, b.May 10, 1730, at New Castle.
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VIII. Gertrude, b. about 1732. She married Hon. George Read, the first, (of Delaware), signer of the Declaration of Independence.
IX. Catherine, b. about 1734; m. Capt. William Thompson, a native of Ireland, of good family, who had been an officer in the Pennsylvania regiment during the French and Indian War, and who was afterwards, during the Revolution, a general (from March 1, 1776, to Sept. 3, 1781), of the Continental Line.
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X. Elizabeth, b. about 1736; m. Col. Edward Biddle, of Reading, a distinguished lawyer, speaker of the Pennsylvania Assembly, and member of the Continental Congress.
XI. Susanna, b. about 1738; m. Rev. William Thompson, of the Episcopal church.
XII. Mary, b. about 1740; m. in 1763 Col. Mark Bird, of Birdsboro, a prominent master.
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Rev. George Ross, the progenitor of this distinguished family, was rector of the New Castle Church (Immanuel), from June, 1705, to July, 1708. He then removed to Chester, where, in connection with his church duties, he conducted a school. In October, 1714, his old congregation at New Castle induced him to return, and he continued to labor there until his death in 1754.".


Reverend George Aeneas Ross

1J.M. Runk & Co., Biographical and Genealogical History of the State of Delaware, Vol. 1, pp. 110-112 (1899).
"The Rev. George Ross, born in 1676, was the son of David Ross, the second Laird of Balblair, and head of one branch of the Highland Clan Ross. He could trace his descent to Malcolm, Earl of Ross, who was contemporary with Malcolm, King of the Scots in the twelfth century.
. . .
About 1703 he emigrated from Scotland to Delaware, settled at New Castle, and in 1705 became rector of the Episcopal Church (Immanuel), at that place. Some time after 1707 he married Joanna Williams, his first wife. She came from Rhode Island, and was noted for her piety and Christian grace. They had issue: I. David, b. before 1708; II. Margaret, b. in 1712; III. John, b. in 1714.
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IV. Aeneas, b. in 1716.
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V. Anne, b. in 1719, married John Yeates, of Delaware, a cousin of the distinguished jurist, Joseph Yeates, a judge of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, and a resident of the city of Lancaster, Pa.; VI. Jacob, b. before 1726.
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The wife of Rev. George Ross, Joanna Williams, dying soon after the birth of Jacob, he married, secondly, Catherine Van Gezel, a greatgranddaughter of Gerrit Van Gezel, who was secretary to Jacob Alrichs, one of the Dutch governors of the colony on the Delaware. Their children were: VII. George, b.May 10, 1730, at New Castle.
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VIII. Gertrude, b. about 1732. She married Hon. George Read, the first, (of Delaware), signer of the Declaration of Independence.
IX. Catherine, b. about 1734; m. Capt. William Thompson, a native of Ireland, of good family, who had been an officer in the Pennsylvania regiment during the French and Indian War, and who was afterwards, during the Revolution, a general (from March 1, 1776, to Sept. 3, 1781), of the Continental Line.
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X. Elizabeth, b. about 1736; m. Col. Edward Biddle, of Reading, a distinguished lawyer, speaker of the Pennsylvania Assembly, and member of the Continental Congress.
XI. Susanna, b. about 1738; m. Rev. William Thompson, of the Episcopal church.
XII. Mary, b. about 1740; m. in 1763 Col. Mark Bird, of Birdsboro, a prominent master.
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Rev. George Ross, the progenitor of this distinguished family, was rector of the New Castle Church (Immanuel), from June, 1705, to July, 1708. He then removed to Chester, where, in connection with his church duties, he conducted a school. In October, 1714, his old congregation at New Castle induced him to return, and he continued to labor there until his death in 1754.".