Janet Ross

Janet Ross

Female 1805 - 1877  (72 years)  Submit Photo / DocumentSubmit Photo / Document


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  • Gender Female 
    Alternate Birth 1802  [1
    Born 11 June 1805  Carthall, Liberton, Edinburghshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Baptism 5 July 1805  Liberton, Edinburghshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5
    Information Conflict The birthdate given conflicts with the age at death given on the Headstone.  [6
    Died 24 December 1877  Culross, Perthshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 6
    Buried after 24 December 1877  Culross Abbey, Culross, Perthshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Headstones Submit Headstone Photo Submit Headstone Photo 
    Person ID I21  Roger | Ancestors of Roger
    Last Modified 20 June 2007 

    Father David Ross,   b. about 1770, Liberton, Edinburghshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes - date unknown  
    Mother Janet Stevenson,   d. 20 December 1817 
    Family ID F21  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse John Dewar,   b. 6 March 1794, Culross, Perthshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 April 1878, Low Valleyfield, Culross, Perthshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Married 24 November 1827  Culross, Perthshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 8
    Alternate Wedding 24 November 1827  Culross, Perthshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Children 
     1. Janet Dewar,   b. 24 December 1828, Culross, Perthshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes - date unknown
     2. Catherine Dewar,   b. 10 July 1830, Culross, Perthshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 February 1908, Culross, Fife, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
    +3. Margaret Deawar,   b. 1832,   d. Yes - date unknown
    +4. John Dewar,   b. 4 October 1834, Culross, Perthshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 April 1927, Alexandra, Otago, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years)
     5. David Dewar,   b. 8 February 1836, Culross, Perthshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes - date unknown
    +6. May or Marion Dewar,   b. 23 November 1838, Culross, Perthshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1908, Fairfield, Rockbridge Co., Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
     7. Helen Dewar,   b. 18 May 1841, Culross, Perthshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes - date unknown
    +8. Jane Dewar,   b. 18 August 1844, Culross, Perthshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes - date unknown
     9. George Dewar,   b. 4 April 1847, Culross, Perthshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes - date unknown
     10. Robert Dewar,   b. 10 May 1849, Culross, Perthshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes - date unknown
    Family ID F11  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 11 June 1805 - Carthall, Liberton, Edinburghshire, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 24 November 1827 - Culross, Perthshire, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsAlternate Wedding - 24 November 1827 - Culross, Perthshire, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 24 December 1877 - Culross, Perthshire, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - after 24 December 1877 - Culross Abbey, Culross, Perthshire, Scotland Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend Address Cemetery Farm Town Parish City County/Shire State/Province Country Region Not Set

  • Photos
    Sign at Culross Abbey, Culross, Fife, Scotland
    Sign at Culross Abbey, Culross, Fife, Scotland
    The sign at the entrace to Culross Abbey and its grounds. Amazingly the current day minister is a Reverend Moffat!!!!!
    Viewed and photographed by Roger Moffat 23 June 2000
    Sign at Culross Abbey, Culross, Fife, Scotland
    Sign at Culross Abbey, Culross, Fife, Scotland
    An explanatory sign on the grounds of the Abbey showing the extent of the Abbey when it was complete. The remaining standing part is at the top of the image.
    Viewed and photographed by Roger Moffat 23 June 2000
    View of Culross Abbey from road
    View of Culross Abbey from road
    The road leads almost right to the door of Culross Abbey. The part straight ahead is still used as a church, the rest of the Abbey was to the right. The cemetery is up the rise to the left.
    Viewed and photographed by Roger Moffat 23 June 2000
    Culross Abbey, Culross, Fife, Scotland
    Culross Abbey, Culross, Fife, Scotland
    A view of Culross Abbey from the cemetery, looking down the slope to the Abbey.
    Viewed and photographed by Roger Moffat 23 June 2000
    Ruins of Culross Abbey, Culross, Fife, Scotland
    Ruins of Culross Abbey, Culross, Fife, Scotland
    A view of the ruins of the Abbey. This view is from lower down the hill, note thickness of stone walls visible. The part of the Abbey still standing can be seen showing above the large stone walls in the foreground.
    Viewed and photographed by Roger Moffat 23 June 2000

    Documents
    Birth Record for Janet Ross
    Birth Record for Janet Ross
    Copy of record from Old Parish Register of Liberton, Edinburghshire, Scotland shows: "Janet Ross daughter to David Ross and Janet Stevenson at Carthall was born 11th June & baptized 5 July. Witnesses Angus & (Hunter?) Ross."

    Headstones
    Headstone in  Church Yard, Culross Abbey, Culross, Perthshire, Scotland
    Headstone in Church Yard, Culross Abbey, Culross, Perthshire, Scotland
    Text of left side of Tombstone says:
    ERECTED
    BY THE FAMILY IN MEMORY OF
    THEIR PARENTS
    JOHN DEWAR, WHO DIED
    9TH APRIL 1878, AGED 85 YEARS
    ALSO, JANET ROSS, HIS WIFE,
    WHO DIED 24TH DECR 1877,
    AGED 75 YEARS.
    Headstone in church yard of Culross Abbey, Culross, Fife, Scotland
    Headstone in church yard of Culross Abbey, Culross, Fife, Scotland
    This headstone has two families on it - John Dewar and Janet Ross on the left, and on the right John's grandparents James Dewar and Elizabeth Kirk. Also Catherine Dewar, daughter of John Dewar and Janet Ross. See individual photos for inscriptions.
    Viewed and photographed by Roger Moffat 23 June 2000.

    Histories
    John Dewar — Otago Pioneer: Notes about John Dewar
    John Dewar — Otago Pioneer: Notes about John Dewar
    Written by his daughter, Janet Bethia Dewar, probably in 1973, prior to her death (the third to last paragraph mentions "a grandson (1973)".

  • Sources 
    1. [S58] Tombstone Photograph, picture taken by Roger Moffat, calculated from headstone details.
    2. [S61] Hand Drawn Pedigree Chart, hand drawn by Ashley Moffat.
    3. [S2221] Old Parish Register for Liberton, Midlothian, Scotland.
    4. [S226] Vital Record from Old Parish Registers of Scotland, published by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
    5. [S944] Vital Record from Old Parish Registers of Scotland, published by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
    6. [S58] Tombstone Photograph, picture taken by Roger Moffat.
    7. [S124] Old Parish Register Search Results from Scotland's People, General Register Office for Scotland.
    8. [S273] Vital Record from Old Parish Registers of Scotland, published by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.


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