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date: 01 October 2020

Ross, Georgelocked

(10 May 1730–14 July 1779)
  • Rodger C. Henderson


Ross, George (10 May 1730–14 July 1779), lawyer and signer of the Declaration of Independence, was born in New Castle, Delaware, the son of the Reverend George Ross, a rector of Immanuel Church (Anglican), and Catherine Van Gezel. He received a classical education and studied law in Philadelphia. He moved to Lancaster, Pennsylvania, where he began his law practice in 1751, and in that same year he married Ann Lawler; they had three children....

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