Margaret Ross

13 December 1668–before 11 June 1683 (Age 14)
Ipswich, Essex, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Margaret

When Margaret Ross was born on 13 December 1668, in Ipswich, Essex, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Gilchrist Ross, was 29 and her mother, Mary Galley, was 28. She lived in Massachusetts, United States in 1668. She died before 11 June 1683, in Ipswich, Essex, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 14.

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Family Time Line

Gilchrist Ross
1639–1683
Mary Galley
1640–1720
Mary Ross
1652–
John Ross
1662–1745
Mary Ross
1664–1739
Sarah Ross
1666–1714
Elizabeth Ross
1667–
Margaret Ross
1668–1683
William Ross
1670–1726
Samuel Ross
1673–1696
Jane Ross
1675–1736
Abigail Ross
1677–1720
Daniell Ross
1679–1750
Jonathan Ross
1681–1723
Jonathan Ross
1781–

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Name Meaning

1 Scottish and English (of Norman origin): habitational name for someone from Rots near Caen in Normandy, probably named with the Germanic element rod ‘clearing’. Compare Rhodes . This was the original home of a family de Ros, who were established in Kent in 1130 .2 Scottish and English: habitational name from any of various places called Ross or Roos(e), deriving the name from Welsh rhós ‘upland’ or moorland, or from a British ancestor of this word, which also had the sense ‘promontory’. This is the sense of the cognate Gaelic word ros. Known sources of the surname include Roos in Humberside (formerly in East Yorkshire) and the region of northern Scotland known as Ross. Other possible sources are Ross-on-Wye in Herefordshire, Ross in Northumbria (which is on a promontory), and Roose in Lancashire3 English and German: from the Germanic personal name Rozzo, a short form of the various compound names with the first element hrōd ‘renown’, introduced into England by the Normans in the form Roce.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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  • Margrett Ross, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Margrett Ross, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Margrett Ross, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"

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