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Rev. George Ross

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Rev. George Ross   (1679-1753)

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Title/OccupationRector Immanuel Church
Address9 The Strand
ArtistClawson Hammitt copy of John Hesselius
Date painted1880-1920
CreditDelaware Historical Society
MarriedJoanna Williams (c1707)
Catherine Van Gezell (c1728)
ParentsDavid Ross Sr. & Margaret Stronach
Children(7 by C. V. G) Margaret, John, Aenas, Ann, Jacob; George II (the "Signer" 1730-1779), Gertrude, Catherine (-1809), Elizabeth (m1761), Susanna, James, Mary (m1763)

Owned house at 9 The Strand

First rector of Immanuel, serving almost 50 years.

Biographical notes

Rossiana: the genealogy of the Ross and Read families (North American section of the book)

Jim Meek
nc-chap.org 2014, 2015