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 *If you connect to the Baker family of Frederick Co., MD who moved by 1810 to Washington Co., PA, please contact the webmaster.  I need help connecting my Bakers into the correct line.  Am also interested in SLACK or SLAUGHT and LANE names, same counties.

 

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Article from The Reporter newspaper, Washington Co., Pa., Wednesday, June 11, 1873, page one: 
Candidates - for Sheriff - D. F. ROSS, Washington [not a complete article]

 

Article from The Reporter newspaper, Washington Co., Pa., September 21, 1878, page one: [Not a complete article]
Jury List - ROSS, James M., farmer, Peters Twp.

 

Article from The Reporter newspaper, Washington Co., Pa., Wednesday, Feb. 23, 1881, page unknown: 
Killed - On Tuesday, David Ross.... [text not copied]

 

Article from The Daily Evening Reporter newspaper, Washington Co., Pa., Saturday, Mar. 26, 1881, page unknown:  
An Old Document -  Thomas Greer, of this borough*, has a lease dated May 10th, 1763, conveying a tract of land, on the south branch of the Potomac from John ROSS to Thomas LAWSON, "yielding and paying therefore the rent of one pepper-corn on Lady-day next."  He had previously paid "five shillings current money of Virginia."  A pepper-corn is the berry of the fruit of the pepper plant.  Lady-day--the day of the annunciation of the Virgin Mary, March 25th.

 

Article from The Daily Evening Reporter newspaper, Washington Co., Pa., Friday, Apr. 1st, 1881, page unknown: [not complete article]
The Twelfth Cremation - Col. I. N. Ross.... George F. ROSS

 

Article from The Daily Evening Reporter newspaper, Washington Co., Pa.,  Apr. 12, 1881, page unknown: 
B. F. ROSS and Lee ROSS from Greene County, left on the 12th instant for Silverton, Colorado, where they intend locating.

 

Article from The Daily Evening Reporter newspaper, Washington Co., Pa., May 18, 1881, page unknown: [not complete article]
Shot in the Face -- ...who lives on the ROSS farm, near Hillsboro....

 

Article from The Daily Reporter newspaper, Washington Co., Pa., Monday, March 18, 1889, page one: 
William Ross Sr., who had a stroke of paralysis some weeks ago, is still in a critical condition.

Byers G. ROSS will engineer on the saw mill of Murry WILSON the coming summer.

Professor HOGE gave one of his magic lantern entertainments at the Pleasant Grove school house on Tuesday evening, March 12.  An album was awarded to Miss Emma ENGLAND.  Abe ASHBROOK was the only candidate for the ring and therefore got it.  Smith MITCHELL captured the jewsharp and Grant ROSS was the lucky candidate for the cane.

 

Article from The Observer newspaper, Washington Co., Pa., Dec.  13, 1905, page 7: South Strabane, Dec. 12 -- Charles ROSS and Alexander BRUNDAGE, of Glyde, were Washington visitors Saturday.

 

Article from The Reporter newspaper, Washington Co., Pa., Jan. 7, 1936, page unknown: [not full article]
Laboratory -
ROSS

 

Article from The Reporter newspaper, Washington Co., Pa., March 24, 1936, page 11:
Deeds -- Donald S. Lane to Raymond A. Ross...

 

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