Biographical Sketch of Andrew Ross
Ross, Andrew, of Vergennes, Vt., was born in the parish of Old Deer, county of Aberdeen, Scotland, on May 29, 1836. He was a son of Hugh and Isabella (Watt) Ross. Hugh Ross died in 1861, leaving a widow and seven children. Andrew came to Vergennes, Vt,, in October, 1866, and obtained employment in the spoke factory of Strong & Ross, and in 1873 he became book-keeper for the National Horse Nail Company. In 1880 he was made cashier of the National Bank of Vergennes, a position which he now occupies. He has also held several of the town offices. His sister Annie came to Vergennes, Vt., in 1870. Andrew Ross was married in 1879 to Carrie Wright, a daughter of Rev. Stephen Wright, of Glens Falls, N. Y. She was for ten years previous to her marriage a teacher, in a private school in Vergennes, Vt.