Ross, Finlay

Battle:Battle of Dunbar in Dunbar, East Lothian, Scotland
Ship/Arrival:Unity, Dec 1650
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Published: 19 Sep 2018, Updated: 24 May 2019
Page contributors: Ray Dusek, Dr. Andrew Millard and Teresa Rust

Ross, Finlay. #88 on George S. Stewart’s Captured at Dunbar list

According to, Christopher Gerrard, Pam Graves, Andrew Millard, Richard Annis, and Anwen Caffell, in, Lost Lives, New Voices: Unlocking the Stories of the Scottish Soldiers at the Battle of Dunbar 1650, (England: Oxbow Books, 2018), on page 254, Finlay is categorized as:

Possible [that he is a Dunbar prisoner transported on the Unity]

Ross, Finlay/Fennel. Residences: Ipswich MA. Appears: 1662. B.c.1621. D.1684. [Exiles; DR; SPOWS; Ch.8; App.B]

For explanations of the category, abbreviations and references see List of Dunbar prisoners from Lost Lives, New Voices.

Name variations:
Fenel Ross, Fennel Rosse, Fenel Roase, Fenel Rouse, Fenel Rouce.

Contributed by Ray Dusek.

Sources and Notes:
Contributed by Ray Dusek:
Fennel “Finlay” Ross 1621–1683
Birth 1621 • Scotland
Death 12 FEB 1683 • Haverhill,Essex,Massachusetts,
Spouse: Hannah Bull 1649-1720
Hannah Ross 1665- ?
Susanna Ross 1666-1739
Mary Ross 1668-?
James Ross 1671-?
Abigail Elizabeth Ross 1673-1720
Lydia Ross 1676-1752

Susanna Ross 1666–1739
Birth 2 OCT 1666 • Ipswich, Essex, Massachusetts, United States
Death 15 DEC 1739 • Malden, Essex, Massachusetts,
Spouse: Jacob Wilson 1671-1741
John Willson 1697-1778
Catherine Wilson 1698-1732
Jacob Willson 1698-1791
Joseph Wilson 1701-1755
Susanna Willson 1705-1729

Abigail Elizabeth Ross, 1673–1720
Birth 28 JAN 1673 • Ipswich, Massachusetts
Death 1720 • Rowley, Essex, Massachusetts,
Spouse: John Hazelton 1678-1715
John Hazelton Col.1702-1777
Abner Hazelton 1705-1731
Daniel Hazelton 1708-1748
Mehitabel Hazelton 1710-1754

Lydia Ross 1676–1752
Birth 22 JUN 1676 • Ipswich, Essex, Massachusetts, United States
Death 4 MAY 1752 • Haverhill, Essex, Massachusetts,
James Ford 1674-1735
Mary Ford 1700-1702
Robert Ford 1702-1745
Hannah Ford 1705-1750
Sarah Ford 1707-?
Mary Ford 1709-1757

Name: Fenel Ross
[Fennel Rosse]
[Fenel Roase]
[Fenel Rouse]
[Fenel Rouce]
Probate Date: 25 Mar 1684
Probate Type: inventory
Inferred Death Year: 1684
Inferred Death Place: Massachusetts, British America
File Number: 24211