John Ross was born 25 July 1880 at High Street in Invergordon, Ross and Cromarty, Scotland, United Kingdom to John Ross (c1829) and Margaret Reid (c1849) . He married Christina Ross (c1890) 18 April 1911 in East Taieri, Otago, New Zealand. Ancestors are from the United Kingdom.


Offspring of John Ross and Christina Ross (c1890)  ¢
Name Birth Death Joined with
Murray Douglas Ross (1915-1975) 15 April 1915 Oamaru, Otago, New Zealand 1975 Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand Ethel Avison (1909-1980)

John Lloyd Ross (1919-1920)
Lois Ross (1921)
Gladis Ross (1923)
Len Ross (1925-c1990)
Keith Ross (b.may1925-d.1925)
Dick Ross (b.June1927 - d.July1927)
Phyllis Rarere(nee Ross)(1930-1995) 1930 1995 Unknown Rarere

Noeline Ross (1932)


Footnotes (including sources)

‡ General
  • John said that he was born in Morayshire, but maybe the family moved soon after 1881 and never told him.
  • 1881 census of Scotland
Ω Birth
  • 10.30 a.m.
  • New Register House certificate seen
₪ Wedding
  • Home of George Ross
  • Official records, but Doug hasn't seen certificate yet
¢ Children
  • Noeline is still living in Dunedin, New Zealand.


  Robin Patterson