John Ross

M, #2756, b. 3 November 1881, d. 4 September 1949
     John Ross was born on 3 November 1881 at 148 Seatown, Cullen, Banffshire, Scotland.1 He was the son of John Ross and Jane Hay. John Ross was a fisherman. He married Isabella Pirie at Established Church Hall, Cullen, Banffshire, Scotland, on 25 December 1908.2,3 John died on 4 September 1949 at 1 Bridge Street, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, at age 67.4,3 He was buried after 4 September 1949 at Hillhead Cemetery, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.5,6


  1. [S2306] John Ross, Register of Births in the Burgh of Cullen in the County of Banff, "John Ross, 1881, November Third 4h 30m A.M. at No. 148 Seatown, Cullen, Male. Father: John Ross, Fisherman. Mother: Jane Ross M. S. Hay, married 1878 October 25th in Cullen. Informant: John Ross, Father, Jno. Allan Registrar Witness. Registered: 1881, November 15th at Cullen, Jno. Allan, Registrar."
  2. [S2111] John Ross to Isabella Pirie, Statutory Register of Marriages, "1908, on the Twenty fifth day of December at Established Church Hall, Cullen. After Banns, According to the Forms of the Established Church of Scotland. John Ross, Fisherman (Bachelor), 27 years, resident at 100 Seatown, Cullen, Father: John Ross, Fisherman, Mother: Jane Ross M.S. Hay. Isabella Pirie, Domestic Servant (Spinster), 23 years, resident at 219 Portknockie, Father: Alexander Pirie, Fisherman, Mother: Jessie Pirie M.S Cowie. Wm. G. G. McLean, Minister of Cullen. Maggie Ross Witness. James Ross Witness. Registered: 1908, December 28th at Cullen, John G. Dunbar Registrar."
  3. [S772] Robert Mair, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Robert Mair of Durham, England.
  4. [S2128] John Ross, Statutory Register of Deaths in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "John Ross, Fisherman (Retired), Married to Isabella Pirie, died 1949 September Fourth 6h 30m A.M. at 1 Bridge Street, Portknockie, Male, 67 years. Father: John Ross, Fisherman (Deceased), Mother: Jane Ross M.S. Hay (Deceased). Cause of death: Carcinoma of Pancreas, as cert. by:- A.W. Thomson MB ChB. Informant: John Ross, Son, 100 Seatown, Cullen (Present). Registered: 1949, September 5th at Portknockie, William Falconer, Registrar."
  5. [S2621] John Ross, Monumental inscription, “Erected in memory of our dear father John Ross (Cullen), husband of ISABELLA PIRIE, who died 4th September 1949 aged 67 years. Also the above ISABELLA PIRIE, who died 20th March 1979 aged 94 years. Asleep through Jesus.”.
  6. [S2622] John Ross, Gravestone inscription data, "NM156211, John "Cullen" Ross, c.1882 to 04 SEP 1949. Date of Birth : c.1882. Spouse's Name : Isabella Pirie. Headstone Ref : H251. Date of Death : 04 SEP 1949."