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Charles Ross
Birth: unknown
Death: Jun. 27, 1844

Fur Trader, Canadian Pioneer. A Scotsman who came to Canada in 1818, he was Chief Trader of the Hudson's Bay Company. He was sent to work at Fort McLoughlin, a fur trading post on Campbell Island, in present day British Columbia. In June 1843, Ross, leading a 40-man expedition and with the help of the Songhees Indian tribe, built Fort Victoria, a fur trading post and headquarters of the Hudson's Bay Company's operation. The fort was the beginning of a settlement that later became Victoria, the capital city of British Columbia. He died from an intestinal illness approximately one year after his arrival at Fort Victoria. His wife, Isabella Mainville Ross, the first woman to own land in British Columbia, is buried in Ross Bay Cemetery. (bio by: Marvin Hilts) 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Isabella Mainville Ross (1808 - 1885)*
 
 Children:
  John Ross (1823 - 1863)*
  Walter Ross (1827 - 1855)*
  Elizabeth Ross Wren (1829 - 1859)*
  Charles H. Ross (1831 - 1905)*
  Catherine Ross Murray (1832 - 1916)*
  Alexander Ross (1836 - 1876)*
  Frances Ross (1837 - ____)*
  Mary Amelia Ross Hess (1840 - 1882)*
  Flora Amelia Ross (1842 - 1897)*
  William Ross (1844 - ____)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Quadra Street Cemetery
Victoria
Capital Regional District
British Columbia, Canada
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Marvin Hilts
Record added: Aug 25, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 29287746
Charles Ross
Added by: Marvin Hilts
 
Charles Ross
Added by: Marvin Hilts
 
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