ROSS

ROSS

Female Abt 1812 - Yes, date unknown

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  • Name  ROSS  [1
    Born  Abt 1812 
    • Estimate: This birth date is an estimate based on the birth dates of nearest relatives or contemporaries, or based on other clues such as christening date, marriage date, birth order, etc.
    Gender  Female 
    Died  Yes, date unknown 
    Person ID  I60228  Munro
    Last Modified  6 Oct 2009 

    Family  Alexander MUNRO,   b. Abt 1810,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married  Kincardine, , Ross and Cromarty, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
     1. Finlay MUNRO,   b. Abt 1835,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Christina MUNRO,   b. Abt 1837,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified  6 Oct 2009 
    Family ID  F20916  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
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      The following is a transcription of RW Munro's genealogy notes:

      [Alexander Munro] «i»Son of Finlay Munro (Tollie); subscriber to David Munro's Gaelic translation of Rev. John Welsh's Sermons (1845); tackman/tenant of Greenyards (Braelangwell), Strathcarron (proprietor Major Charles Robertson of Kindeace) in 1854, when he applied to the sheriff for warrants of removal against certain tenants to make room for sheep; after this had led to the 'Massacre of the Rosses' on 31 March he denied having authorised the application, but family tree says 'for him the Clearances took place'; m. -----Ross, Kincardine (living Alness 1900) with issue - Finlay (ship's engineer) & Christina (m. ----Mackay, engineer in Tain, living in London 1900) . (brother William b. 1787). MS says 'Eldest son - took Pollo'.

      David Munro, Gaelic Sermons, p. 18; J. Prebble, «u»Highland Clearances«/u», pp. 224, 231, 241, 245, 248, 249; Donald Ross, «u»Massacre of the Rosses«/u», and, «u»Letters in Defence of the Highlands & Highlanders«/u», check infn fm Don Ross (1962); Andrew Ross MS tree, no. 107 (1900) & 108; Mollie Hunter, «u»A Pistol in Greenyards«/u» (1965), pp. 17 etc. (esp 71).
      «/i»**********

      Compiled and edited by Allen Alger, Genealogist, Clan Munro Association, USA [1]

  • Sources 
    1. [S668] RW Munro's Genealogy Database, Robert William Munro, (The collected genealogy notes of RW Munro, Hon. Historian of Clan Munro (Association) edited by Dr. Jean Munro, transcribed by Charles C. Munroe, III and others. Transcription completed Jan 2009. Original card file is kept at the "Storehouse of Foulis" near Foulis Castle in Scotland.), card 226 (Reliability: 3).