William Ross 1859 – 1902 & Barbara Hogg 1862 – 1937

Following on from my last genealogy post about my great-grandmother, Barbara Ross, this blog is about her parents, my great-great grandparents, William Ross and Barbara Hogg. William Ross was born in the ancient fishing port of Nairn, in Scotland on the 13th of June 1859, the illegitimate son of Elizabeth Ross, who preferred to goContinue reading “William Ross 1859 – 1902 & Barbara Hogg 1862 – 1937”

Barbara Ross 1894 – 1940

When a person begins to research their family tree they have to be prepared to uncover things they might be uncomfortable with, the proverbial skeleton in the closet. Long-held family traditions and legends may flounder on the hidden rocks of fact, and Titanic sized tales will often be sunk by torpedoes of truth. Even inContinue reading “Barbara Ross 1894 – 1940”