Mary Tindal

(7 January 1818 - 1 August 1886)
     Mary Tindal was born on 7 January 1818 in Cromarty, Ross & Cromarty, Scotland. She was the daughter of Thomas Tindal and Catherine Ross. Mary Tindal was christened on 16 January 1818 in Cromarty.
     Mary Tindal was mentioned in the kirk session records on 30 April 1844 in Cromarty, Scotland. Thereafter voluntarily compeared Mary Tindal residing in Cromarty confessed that she had brought forth a child in uncleanness and accused Jamie Mantoch, mason in the parish of Drainee, as being guilty with her and the father of her child. She also stated that she was residing in the family of Dr Rose, Minister of Drainee when her intercourse with the above mentioned James Mantoch took place. The Meeting of the Session agreed that the clerk should write to Dr Rose, and request him to summon the said James Mantoch before the Kirk Sessions of Drainie to answer the charges which had been made against him by Mary Tindal in the KS Cromarty. Dr Rose on receiving the clerk's letter immediately wrote back stating that the said James Mantoch had died some weeks ago. The KS taking all those things into their serious consideration ... to rebuke, exhort and admonish the said Mary Tindal and restore her to Christian privileges. Thereupon the Moderator did, in name and by authority of the Kirk Session, rebuke, exhort and admonish the said Mary Tindal and absolved her from the scandal of her sin and restored her Christian privileges. [The side heading was: Freed from scandal]..
     Mary Tindal married John Ross on 21 January 1848 in St Cuthbert's, Edinburgh, Scotland. Certificate of proclamation of banns for marriage. That John Ross, gardener residing in no. 89 Causewayside in the parish of St Cuthbert's and Mary Tindel, residing in no. 1 South Gray Street Newington in the same parish, daughter of the late Thomas Tindel, mason in Cromarty; have been three several times duly and regularly proclaimed in order to marriage, in the parish church of St Cuthbert's, and no objections offered, is hereby certified at St Cuthbert's, this seventeenth day of January in the year one thousand eight hundred and forty eight by William Cowper ? elder, John Adams Session-Clerk. Amount of fees 10s 6d -------------
     That John Ross and Mary Tindel were this day married by me, is hereby certified at Edin.. this 21st day of January in the year one thousand eight hundred and forty eight. James Begg Minister of Newington F. C.
     Mary Tindal and John Ross appeared on the 1861 census in 10 Gain St, Swansea, Glamorganshire. John Ross, head, married, 37, market gardener, born Rosshire, Scotland; Mary, wife, 34, born Rosshire, George M, son, 16, gardener, born Rosshire; Gilbert M, son, 10. Thos A, son, 9; David, son, 7; John, son, 3, all scholars born Caithness, Scotland; Mary J, daughter, 2, born Carmarthen, Christy, daughter, 9 months, born Swansea, Glamorgan.
     Mary Tindal and John Ross appeared on the 1871 census in 21 Westbury Street, Swansea, Glamorganshire, Wales. John Ross, head, gardener, married aged 46 born Ferintosh, Scotland; Mary, wife, aged 47 born Cromarty; Catherine, daughter, unmarried, dressmaker, born Edinburgh; Thomas A, son, 18, gardener, born Kaithness [sic]; David, son, 17, scholar, John, son, 14, grocer, both born Kaithness; Mary Jane, daughter, 12, scholar, born Shadry, Carmarthen; Christy, 10, daughter, born Swansea; Mary Marg. McAndes, sister, widow, 33, born Ferintosh, Sct formerly ladies maid; Thomas Broadwood, lodger, 14, domestic servant, born Newhane, Scotland.
     Mary Tindal arrived per "City of Montreal" on 19 August 1872 at New York, USA, from Liverpool. She was accompanied by their children Catherine, Christy, John & Mary Jane.
     Mary died on 1 August 1886 in Petaluma, Sonoma County, California, USA, aged 68. She was buried in East Lawn cemetery, Sacramento. Her body was moved there after the death and burial of her husband.

Child of Mary Tindal and James Mantoch

Children of Mary Tindal and John Ross

John Ross

(5 July 1822 - 24 August 1909)
     John Ross was born on 5 July 1822 in Balvill, Ferrintosh, Urquhart & Logie Wester, Ross & Cromarty, Scotland. He was the son of David Ross & Christian Ross. His father was a gardener at Balvil Estate in Ferrintosh, previously at Invergordon House, Invergordon.
     John served in the Royal Regiment of Artillery Seventh Battalion from 7 May 1844 to 17 September 1844. These are to certify that John Ross Gr & Driver born in the parish of Ferintosh in or near the town of Dingwall in the county of Ross was enlisted at Edinburgh for the Royal Artillery on the 7 May 1844 at the age of 21 9/12 years. That he has served in the Army for x years and four months. That he is discharged in consequence of having paid the regulated sum of Twenty pounds .... dated at Woolwich 20 September 1844.... Character "good".. John was a gardener at Langwell Estate, near Berriedale, in Langwell, Latheron, Caithness.
     John Ross married Mary Tindal, daughter of Thomas Tindal and Catherine Ross, on 21 January 1848 in St Cuthbert's, Edinburgh, Scotland. Certificate of proclamation of banns for marriage. That John Ross, gardener residing in no. 89 Causewayside in the parish of St Cuthbert's and Mary Tindel, residing in no. 1 South Gray Street Newington in the same parish, daughter of the late Thomas Tindel, mason in Cromarty; have been three several times duly and regularly proclaimed in order to marriage, in the parish church of St Cuthbert's, and no objections offered, is hereby certified at St Cuthbert's, this seventeenth day of January in the year one thousand eight hundred and forty eight by William Cowper ? elder, John Adams Session-Clerk. Amount of fees 10s 6d -------------
     That John Ross and Mary Tindel were this day married by me, is hereby certified at Edin.. this 21st day of January in the year one thousand eight hundred and forty eight. James Begg Minister of Newington F. C.
     John Ross and Mary Tindal appeared on the 1861 census in 10 Gain St, Swansea, Glamorganshire. John Ross, head, married, 37, market gardener, born Rosshire, Scotland; Mary, wife, 34, born Rosshire, George M, son, 16, gardener, born Rosshire; Gilbert M, son, 10. Thos A, son, 9; David, son, 7; John, son, 3, all scholars born Caithness, Scotland; Mary J, daughter, 2, born Carmarthen, Christy, daughter, 9 months, born Swansea, Glamorgan.
     John Ross and Mary Tindal appeared on the 1871 census in 21 Westbury Street, Swansea, Glamorganshire, Wales. John Ross, head, gardener, married aged 46 born Ferintosh, Scotland; Mary, wife, aged 47 born Cromarty; Catherine, daughter, unmarried, dressmaker, born Edinburgh; Thomas A, son, 18, gardener, born Kaithness [sic]; David, son, 17, scholar, John, son, 14, grocer, both born Kaithness; Mary Jane, daughter, 12, scholar, born Shadry, Carmarthen; Christy, 10, daughter, born Swansea; Mary Marg. McAndes, sister, widow, 33, born Ferintosh, Sct formerly ladies maid; Thomas Broadwood, lodger, 14, domestic servant, born Newhane, Scotland.      
John Ross emigrated between 1871 and 1872 to USA per "He was in Humboldt county, Nevada by 13 Nov 1872 when a deed is recorded".
     John died on 24 August 1909 in Walnut Grove, Sacramento County, California, aged 87. He was buried in the East Lawn cemetery, Sacramento.

Children of John Ross and Mary Tindal

John Ross (this is a duplicate record, whose??)

     This record was crosslinked with #338 John Ross, #339 is missing so presumably is this person but what's the name??.