Jeptha and Christina Ross were born in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, and arrived in Bow Island, Alberta in 1909 with three children: Francis (b 1902), Hugh (b 1904), Philip (b 1908) They had three more children in Bow Island: Curtis (b 1914), Eleanor (b 1917), Carl (b 1922)
Jep and Christina moved to Vancouver in 1940. She died 1942, he died 1959.
Philip, Curtis and Carl joined the Air Force. Hugh stayed in Bow Island. Phil settled in Lethbridge. Francis and Carl went to west coast of B.C. Hugh and Curtis in Edmonton and Eleanor in Saskatoon, Sask.