Note: Occupation: Shoemaker "New Jersey Rateables, 1778-1780" p 135. "James Ross taxed on 25 acres, 1 horse, 2 horned cattle (tanyd)"
"Family Records: or Genealogies of the First Settlers of Passaic Valley" by John Littell. 1881, p 370. "Noah Ross, son of James Ross, and brother of Brooks Roll's wife. (Phebe Ross)." Ibid. p 354. "Daughter of James a shoemaker of Westfield."
"The Ross Family of New Jersey, A Record of the Descendants of George and Constance (Little) Ross & Other New Jersey, Families," 1990 Ross, Robert L. p. 617.Baltimore: Gateway Press Inc. "James Ross was a shoemaker at Westfield,New Jersey He may have been the James Ross who married at the Westfield Presbyterian church Sep 6, 1767 Sarah Pierson. The estate of Daniel Pierson was settled Jan 4, 1803 and it mentions Sarah, wife of James Ross and also land next to Daniel Ross and Brooks Ross.In 1763 a James Ross witnesseda deed by Daniel Ross, No 15 to his son David Ross. No 47. "Mentions children: 1.Phebe born Feb 19,1769 and 2. Noah."
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