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Amos ROSS
Mary A. EISTER
Husband:  Amos ROSS
Birth:  6 Oct 1850, Lower Augusta Twp., Northumberland Co., PA
Death:  26 Mar 1884, presumably in Northumberland Co., PA
Disposition:  buried Mountain Presbyterian Cemetery, Augusta Twp., Northumberland Co., PA
Father:  William Martin ROSS (1806-1885)
Mother:  Sarah Alice RENN (1818-1879)
Marriage:
Wife:  Mary A. EYSTER / EISTER
Birth:  Apr 1856, Northumberland Co., PA
Death:  1925, presumably in Northumberland Co., PA
Disposition:  buried Mountain Presbyterian Cemetery, Augusta Twp., Northumberland Co., PA
Occupation:  homemaker
Other Spouses:  m2. 1885/6, Oliver STRAUB; m3. 4 Mar 1902, Northumberland Co., PA, Joseph STRAUB
Father:  Isaiah EISTER
Mother:  Lavina __?__ 
Child born in Northumberland Co., PA:
1.  Ira Thomas ROSS, b. 4 Jul 1881; bap. 22 Sep 1881; m. 20 Aug 1901, Northumberland Co., PA, Jennie DOCKEY, d/o Eliss D. DOCKEY & Eve __?__
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Sources:

1.  St. Elias Union Church, Hallowing Run, Lower Augusta Twp., Northumberland Co., PA:  Baptismal Records (courtesy of Peggy Wilson):
ROSS, Ira Thomas
born: July 4, 1881; bapt: September 22, 1881
s/o Amos ROSS and Mary STRAUB
Ira T. ROSS
Father: Amos ROSS; Mother: Mary
Marriage: 20 Aug 1901, Northumberland, Pennsylvana
Spouse: Jennie DOCKEY
Father: Eliss D. DOCKEY; Mother: Eve
Source: patron submission

2.  1850 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com):  William ROSS (æ 41, b. PA) and his wife Sarah (æ 29, b. PA) are living in Lower Augusta Twp., Northumberland Co., PA (p. 262).

3.  1860 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com):  Amos ROSS (æ 9, b. PA) is living in Lower Augusta Twp., Northumberland Co., PA (p. 52), with his parents, William ROSS (æ 51, b. PA) and Sarah (æ 40, b. PA).  Mary EISTER (æ 4, b. PA) is living in Lower Augusta Twp., Northumberland Co., PA, with her parents (q.v.).

4.  1870 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com):  Amos ROSS (æ 19, b. PA) is living in Lower Augusta Twp., Northumberland Co., PA (p. 253B), with his parents, William ROSS (æ 62, b. PA) and Sarah (æ 52, b. PA).  Mary EISTER (æ 14, b. PA) is living in Lower Augusta Twp., Northumberland Co., PA, with her parents (q.v.)

5.  1880 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #14 of 16):  East Lower Augusta Twp., Northumberland Co., PA, Roll T9_1164, p. 257B, PN 14, SD 3, ED 154, enumerated 14/17 Jun 1880, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1880 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
1880:  for an explanation of the column headings, please see
What the Numbers in the Federal Census Mean (missing columns contained no data).
1 2 3 4 5 6 8 9 10 13 24 25 26
124 136 Ross Amos W M 29     / Farmer PA PA PA
    ____ Mary W F 24 Wife   / Keeping house PA PA PA
    Eister Lydia W F  6 Sister-in-law /     PA PA PA
Listed two households from Amos's widowed father, William ROSS (æ 69, b. PA).

6.  1890 Census:  the 1890 Census Population Schedules were destroyed.

7.  1900 Census Index/Images (online at Genealogy.com; Image #18 of 22):  Rockefeller Twp., Northumberland Co., PA, Roll 1449 (Book 2), pp. 226B, SN 9, SD 10, ED 146, actual enumeration date not given, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1900 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤
1900:  for an explanation of the column headings, please see What the Numbers in the Federal Census Mean (missing columns contained no data).
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28
180 183 Straub Oliver Head W M Jan 1857 43 M 14     PA PA PA Farmer     N N Y O F F 131
    ______ Mary Wife W F Apr 1856 44 M 14 7 6 PA PA PA       Y Y Y        
    ______ Emma P Daughter W F Feb 1887 13 S       PA PA PA At school   4 Y Y Y        
    ______ Alice S Daughter W F May 1891  9 S       PA PA PA At school   4              
    ______ Lydia A Daughter W F May 1891  9 S       PA PA PA At school   4              
    ______ Katie M Daughter W F Aug 1895  4 S       PA PA PA                    
    ______ Ella D Daughter W F Jan 1897  3 S       PA PA PA                    
    Ross Ira T Servant W M Jul 1881 18 S       PA PA PA Farm laborer 0 0 Y Y Y        
    Straub William Nephew W M Jun 1880 19 S       PA PA PA Farm laborer 0 0  Y Y Y        

8.  Joseph A. Meiser & Sarah Roadarmel Meiser.  1989. A Genealogist's Guide to Burials in Northumberland County, Pennsylvania. Vol. II, 2nd ed. Self-published (page images kindly supplied by Stephan Straub):
p. 095 Mountain Presbyterian... Lower Augusta Twp...
p. 105 Straub, Mary 1856-1925 Amos Ross 10/6/1850-3/26/1884
Amos's parents are said to be buried here, too, but I only have the STRAUB records.

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