William Yearby1,2

M, #3227
     William Yearby married Mary Laney, daughter of George Laney Sr. and Mary Lynn Welsh.

Citations

  1. [S590] Herman W. Ferguson, compiler, Mecklenburg Co., North Carolina (Will Abstracts, 1791-1868) (Rocky Mount, NC: H.W. Ferguson, c1993). Hereinafter cited as Mecklenburg Co., NC (Will Abstracts, 1791-1868).
  2. [S2] Guy B. Funderburk, Laney: Lineage and Legacy (Monroe, NC: Cory Press, 1974). Hereinafter cited as Laney: Lineage and Legacy.

Wylie Parker1

M, #3228
     Wylie Parker married Ellen Ross, daughter of Martin Ross and Peggy Brown. Wylie Parker was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1850 in Union Co., NC, with others in the household: Ellen Ross.2 Wylie Parker was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1860 in Tishomingo Co., MS, with others in the household: Ellen Ross.3

Citations

  1. [S591] Jim Beshires, Beshires/Lindsay/Cook/Daniel (n.pub.).
  2. [S414] US1850.
  3. [S402] US1860.

Morris Proctor

M, #3233, d. 1802
Relationship
4th great-granduncle of Lester Milton Barlow
Charts
Proctor Descendants
     Morris Proctor was the son of William Proctor and Jene (Jane) <...>.

In the will of William Proctor, dated 5 Oct 1779 in Edgecombe Co., NC, Morris Proctor was named as an heir.1

Morris Proctor married Ann <...>.

Morris Proctor died in 1802 in Edgecombe Co., NC.2

Citations

  1. [S1199] William Proctor will (05 Oct 1779), Will of William Proctor, NC State Archives, Raleigh, NC. Hereinafter cited as Will of William Proctor.
  2. [S661] Virginia Corley Lloyd, "Proctor, William, Family History Papers". Received copy from Virginia Lloyd. Hereinafter cited as "Proctor, William, Family History Papers."

Hugh Ross (unproven)1

M, #3242, b. before 1740/41, d. circa 1809
Relationship
4th great-grandfather of Beryl Virginia Burns
Charts
Beryl V. Burns Pedigree
     Hugh Ross (unproven) was born before 1740/41. He was the son of William Ross.

He appeared on the census in 1787 in Martin County, North Carolina.

Hugh Ross (unproven) died circa 1809 in Anson Co., NC.2

Children of Hugh Ross (unproven)

Citations

  1. [S591] Jim Beshires, Beshires/Lindsay/Cook/Daniel (n.pub.).
  2. [S596] Brent Holcomb, compiler, Anson County North Carolina Deeds (Clinton, S.C.: Holcomb, c1974), page 173. Hereinafter cited as Anson Co. NC Deeds.

Samuel Ross1

M, #3245, b. 1792, d. Dec 1859
Relationship
2nd great-granduncle of Beryl Virginia Burns
     Samuel Ross was born in 1792 in NC.2 He was the son of Martin Ross and Peggy Brown. Samuel Ross was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1850 in Union Co., NC.3

Samuel Ross died in Dec 1859 in Union Co., NC.4

Citations

  1. [S591] Jim Beshires, Beshires/Lindsay/Cook/Daniel (n.pub.).
  2. [S599] Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, International Genealogical Index (IGI) (Salt Lake City, UT: Family History Library), Batch number 5002878, sheet 11. Downloaded 15 September 1999.
  3. [S414] US1850.
  4. [S722] US1860 Mortality Schedule, Unable to read the cause of death.

Sarah A Helms1

F, #3247, b. circa 1844
     Sarah A Helms was born circa 1844.

Sarah A Helms married first William Nelson on 26 Mar 1861 in Union Co., NC.2

Citations

  1. [S591] Jim Beshires, Beshires/Lindsay/Cook/Daniel (n.pub.).
  2. [S1019] Contributed by Anne Medlin Sendgikoski, Union Co. NC Marriages (USGenWeb Archives).

Martin Ross1

M, #3252, b. after 1755, d. before 22 Mar 1826
Relationship
3rd great-grandfather of Beryl Virginia Burns
Charts
Beryl V. Burns Pedigree
     It is possible that this Martin's father was William Ross, altho most everyone places him in the Hugh Ross family. Martin Ross was born after 1755 in VA. He was the son of Hugh Ross (unproven).

Martin Ross married Peggy Brown, daughter of William Brown and ? Hutchison, after 1780 in VA.

Martin Ross was enumerated as Head of Household in the censuses of 1800 in Anson Co., NC,2 of 1810 in Anson Co., NC,3 and of 1820 in Mecklenburg Co., NC.4

Martin Ross died before 22 Mar 1826 in Mecklenburg Co., NC.5 His estate was probated on 22 Mar 1826 in Mecklenburg Co., NC, when the bond was issued.5

A summary of Martin's census records:
Head of Household Household Member Age Year State County
Ross, Martin 16+ 1790 NC Martin Co.
Ross, Martin 26-45 1800 NC Anson Co.
Ross, Martin 45+ 1810 NC Anson Co.
Ross, Martin 45+ 1820 NC Mecklenburg Co.

Children of Martin Ross and Peggy Brown

Citations

  1. [S591] Jim Beshires, Beshires/Lindsay/Cook/Daniel (n.pub.).
  2. [S627] US1800.
  3. [S811] US1810.
  4. [S595] US1820.
  5. [S1618] "North Carolina, Estate Files, 1663-1979," Index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : accessed 19 Apr 2014), citing Division of Archives and History. State Archives, Raleigh.

Peggy Brown1

F, #3253, b. circa 1762, d. after 1820
     Peggy Brown was born circa 1762 in Augusta Co., VA.2 She was the daughter of William Brown and ? Hutchison.

Peggy Brown married Martin Ross, son of Hugh Ross (unproven), after 1780 in VA.

Peggy Brown died after 1820 in NC.3

A summary of Peggy's census records:
Head of Household Household Member Age Year State County
Ross, Martin (Ross, Peggy) female 1790 NC Martin Co.
Ross, Martin (Ross, Peggy) 26-45 1800 NC Anson Co.
Ross, Martin (Ross, Peggy) 26-45 1810 NC Anson Co.
Ross, Martin (Ross, Peggy) 45+ 1820 NC Mecklenburg Co.

Children of Peggy Brown and Martin Ross

Citations

  1. [S591] Jim Beshires, Beshires/Lindsay/Cook/Daniel (n.pub.).
  2. [S599] Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, International Genealogical Index (IGI) (Salt Lake City, UT: Family History Library), Film Number 1760749 Downloaded 3 March 2000.
  3. [S595] US1820.

William Ross1

M, #3254, b. after 1780
Relationship
2nd great-granduncle of Beryl Virginia Burns
     William Ross was born after 1780 in NC. He was the son of Martin Ross and Peggy Brown.

Citations

  1. [S591] Jim Beshires, Beshires/Lindsay/Cook/Daniel (n.pub.).

Arden Ross1

M, #3255, b. 1786
Relationship
2nd great-granduncle of Beryl Virginia Burns
     Arden Ross was born in 1786 in Martin Co., NC. He was the son of Martin Ross and Peggy Brown.

Arden Ross married Martha Irby. Arden Ross was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1850 in Union Co., NC, with others in the household: Martha Irby.2

Citations

  1. [S591] Jim Beshires, Beshires/Lindsay/Cook/Daniel (n.pub.).
  2. [S414] US1850.