John Findlay 'Big Jack' ROSS

Male 1856 - 1934  (78 years)


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  • Name John Findlay 'Big Jack' ROSS 
    Born 22 Feb 1856  Westmeath Twp., Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Christened 1857  Horton-Mcnab Presbyterian Baptismal & Marriage Registers 1841-1883 Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Census 1891  Ross Twp., Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1911  Westmeath Twp., Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Lived Muskrat Lake Rd 
    Origin 1911 
    Scotch 
    Occupation 1911 
    Farmer 
    Religion 1911 
    Presbyterian 
    Died 7 Sep 1934  Westmeath Twp., Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Buried Cobden, Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I30501  Bennett Johnston Family
    Last Modified 9 Jan 2018 

    Father Hugh ROSS,   b. 7 Jul 1811, Tain, Rossshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jan 1899, Westmeath Twp., Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Mother Margaret COFFEE,   b. 10 Oct 1820, , , , Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jun 1905, Cobden, Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Married 23 Feb 1844  Horton/Mcnab Presbyterian, Renfrew Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    Family ID F4271  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Janet COWIE,   b. 20 Dec 1860, Westmeath Twp., Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jan 1944  (Age 83 years) 
    Married 21 Jan 1891  Ross Twp., Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 8
    Children 
     1. William ROSS,   b. May 1904, , , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown  [Adopted]
    Last Modified 19 Jun 2008 
    Family ID F1505  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Documents
    Ross Pioneers - Thomas A. Ross & his cousin, Jack Ross
    Ross Pioneers - Thomas A. Ross & his cousin, Jack Ross
    newspaper clipping, The Cobden Sun, date unknown
    Ross, John F. obituary
    Ross, John F. obituary
    Newspaper Clipping from the collection of James Parro
    The Cobden Sun, Sep 13, 1934 p. 8

    Headstones
    Gravestone-Ross, John F. & Janet nee Cowie
    Gravestone-Ross, John F. & Janet nee Cowie
    Block 4 - Presbyterian
    Cobden Union Cemetery
    photographed by Fay Bennett, Sept 2016

  • Sources 
    1. [S596] Census - Canada, Ontario, Renfrew Co., Westmeath Twp., - 1901, Automated Genealogy, (Index to 1901 Census of Canada with Digital Images, http://automatedgenealogy.com/census/cache/index.html).

    2. [S395] Census - Canada, Ontario, Renfrew Co., Westmeath Twp., - 1881 Canadian Census, LDS, Family History Resource Fil e, (2002).

    3. [S668] Census - Canada, Ontario, Renfrew Co., Westmeath Twp., - 1911, Library and Archives of Canada, Archivia Net On-Line Research Tool, (Database, http://www.collectionscanada.ca/archivianet/1911/index-e.html).

    4. [S776] "Ontario Death Registrations Online at Ancestry.ca", FamilyTree.Com, (Subscription www.ancestry.ca), 029003 (Reliability: 3).
      Name: John Franklin Ross married, Scotch; farmer; Death Date: 7 Sep 1934 Death Location: Westmeath Twp Gender: Male Estimated birth year: feb 22  1856 Birth Location: Ont Father: Hugh Ross Mother: Coffey both b. Scotland; informant: Mrs John Ross, Cobden, wife; burial Cobden;cerebral hemorrhage

    5. [S522] Church Record - Book - Some Early Lanark County Marriages 1830-1869, R. Sergeant and J.R. E. Miller, (Kingston Branch, OGS) (Reliability: 3).
      Rev. Alexander Mann Presbyterian Church

      Page 53, 1844

      Feb. 23 Hugh ROSS to Margaret COFFEE both of Ross. Wit: James & John Ross.

    6. [S548] Church Record - The Marriage Register of Upper Canada/Canada West vol 5 Bathurst District 1831-1852, Dan Walker & Robert C. Calder, (NorSim Research and Publishing Delhi, 1995).

    7. [S257] Newspaper - Index to Births, Marriages, & Deaths in the Pembroke Observer and Upper Ottawa Advertiser 1867-1898, OGS Sault Ste Marie Branch, (July 1991).

    8. [S779] "Ontario Marriage Registrations online at Ancestry.com", FamilyTree.Com, (subscription www.ancestry.ca), # 010441 Ross Twp., Renfrew Co., Ontario (Reliability: 3).
      Name: Janet Cowie Birth Place: Burgess Age: 30 Father Name: John Cowie Mother Name: Janet Cowie Estimated Birth Year: abt 1861 Spouse Name: John Ross Spouse's Age: 33 Spouse Birth Place: Westmeath Spouse Father Name: Hugh Ross Spouse Mother Name : Margaret Ross Marriage Date: 21 Jan 1891