Biography of John S. Ross
Potter County, PA Biographies

JOHN S. ROSS (deceased), son of Sobieski Ross, was born at Coudersport. Potter Co., Penn., January 7, 1848. He completed his education at Andalusia College, Bucks Co., Penn. Being of a studious and literary nature he spent much time in the study of geology, in which he took great pleasure, and as helps he collected a large cabinet of geological specimens, also a library on that subject. In 1872 he married Miss Lydia S., daughter of W. J. Colegrove, of Smethport, McKean Co., Penn. After his father's decease Mr. Ross devoted his time and energies to the proper management of the large interests which that event entailed upon him. Our subject was active in politics, but was not an office seeker. He died December 14, 1882, at Jersey Shore, Lycoming Co., Penn.


From:
History of the Counties of
McKean, Elk, Cameron and Potter, Pennsylvania
J. H. Beers & Co. Publishers
Chicago, Ill. 1890


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