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Deaths Aug 14 1789 , Dr John Drysdale also Mrs Susannah Douglas relict of Patrick Ross Esq

The Scots Magazine :volume 52

Deaths Aug 14 1789 At Bombay Lieut James Rattray in the East India Company's service Oct At Madras David Graham Esq Dec On board the Valentine on his voyage from China Mr John Stuart second son of James Stuart Esq of St James's Square Edinburgh Jan 4 1790 At Nassau New Providence Mr John Simpson merchant Fcb On board a vessel in the river Savannah in Georgia John Struthers Esq of Glasgow Slanb 4 At Ifle of Skyc Flora Macdonald spouse to Captain Allan Macdonald late of Kingsourgh 10 At Oporto in Portugal where he had gone for the recovery of his health in his Lately at Woolwich Col Griffith Williams commanding officer of the royal regiment of artillery Lately at Fayetteville North Carolina the Most Worlhipsul and Hon Rkhard Cas well Esq Speaker of the Senate and Grand Master of the Masons of that state He was a member of the first Congreseiu 1775 and has repeatedly been elected governor of that state Lately at Auchinairne Mrs Janet Land ess daughter of the deceased Robert Landess of Robroyston Esq and spouse to John Kin caid jun of Kincaid Esq Lately at Barras Miss Susan Ogilvy daughter of Sir William Ogilvy Bt April I At Kirkaldy Dr John Drysdale physician late of Kingston Jamaica 2 At Edinburgh Mrs Susannah Douglas relict of Patrick Ross Esq of Innernethie At Allangrangc Mrs Katharine Falco nar daughter of the late George Falconar of Monktown Esq and wife of John Mackenzie Esq of Allangrange 5 At Stirling Miss Marion Robertson daughter of the late Mr Arthur Robertson merchant in Glasgow 6 At Ulk in the county of Monmoutli in his 76th year Lt Col Samuel Browne ...

 Nothing astounding , Dr.John passed on , as well as Mrs Susannah Douglas .

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Ross (Innernethie, Scotland; derived from Ross of Craigie. Of this branch of the ancient family of Ross is the gallant General Sir Patrick Ross,G.C.M.G. eldest son of the late General Patrick Ross, and grandson of Patrick Ross of lnnernethie, by Susanna Douglas of Strathendrie, his wife, of the family of the Earls of Morton). Arms and crest, as Ross of Craigie. Motto— Per aspera virtue.

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Making conections

The more information you can give about the people you mention, the more chance there is of someone else connecting with your family.

Dates and places of births, deaths and marriages all help to place families.

Professions also help.

'My great-grandmother mother was a Douglas from Montrose' does not give many clues to follow up! But a bit of flesh on the bones makes further research possible. But if we are told who she married, what his profession was and where the children were baptised, then we can get to work.

Maybe it is time to update the information in your profile?


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