Alexander David Ross RNR


1886 Aug 20. Born Edinburgh

1891 census in Edinburgh. His father is a spirit merchant

Name Age
Alexander Ross 36
Maryann Ross 34
Margaret C J Ross 8
Mary F Ross 6
Alexander D Ross 4
Jessie Ross 3
John L Ross 6 Mo
James McDonald 21
Jessie Rosie 18

1901 census I assume he was at sea

1905 Jul 5. Gains 2nd Mate Cert.

1910 May 3 Gains 1st Mate cert.

1910 Oct 25 Married in Sheriff Court House, St Giles, Edinburgh to Helen Perrie Gray (1883–1966)

1911 census. Again he must have been at sea

1913 Feb 4. Gains Masters Cert.

1915 Nov 24. Commissioned Sub Lt in RNR

RNR Record

1917 Dec 20 Promoted Lt in RNR

1919 May 5. Demobilised

1921 Jan 23. Joined ADRIC with service no 1578. Posted to O Coy. The notes against his name are impossible to read.

1921 Feb 13. Posted to N Coy

1921 Feb 21 Posted to G Coy

1922 Jan 19. Discharged on demobilisation of ADRIC

1922 Jun 3 Arrives New York. He is a seaman on SS Miraflores inbound from Jamaica

1928 Apr 20. Becomes a naturalised US Citizen.

1930 US Census at Yonkers, Westchester, New York. He is with his wife Ellen (also Scottish) He came to USA in 1922, and is naturalised. He is "boss" of a stevedore company

1936 Mar 29. Arrives in New York from UK. He is now a naturalised US citizen

1941 Nov 28 Died at New York, USA

ame Alexander David Ross
Sex Male
Age 55
Birth Year (Estimated) 1886
Father's Name Alexander Ross
Father's Sex Male
Mother's Name Mary MacDonald
Mother's Sex Female
Event Type Death
Event Date 28 Nov 1941
Event Place Queens, New York City, New York, United States
Event Place (Original) New York City, Queens, New York, United States
Record Type death