Biography of Orrin Ross
Chittenden County, VT Biographies





Ross, Orrin, Huntington, of Leicester, Addison county, Vt., came with his widowed mother to Huntington, Vt., many years ago. He married Eunice Williams, a daughter of John Williams. Their children were Harry, Polly (who married Heman Gillett), Eleanor (who married Otto Palmer), and Sanford. Of these children Harry, the oldest, married Abigail Hawley, who bore him three children, Austin, Rosaltha and Orrin G. Harry Ross has always been a successful farmer and by industry, honesty and prudence has acquired a competence. He has frequently held town offices, and has faithfully adhered to the Whig and Republican party. Mr. Ross is a consistent member of the Free Will Baptist Church, and liberally contributes to its support Chester was the oldest son, who was married twice. His first wife was Alvira Palmer, his second wife was Laura Pierce. He was a consistent member of the Freewill Baptist Church from his boyhood. He died at the age of sixty eight; was always a firm supporter of all benovolent enterprises up to the end of his life; was the father of eight children, who are all living but one.

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