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Jacob Cross, Sr
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Birth: 1810
New York, USA
Death: Aug., 1878
Parker County
Texas, USA

Jacob Cross, Sr., was born in 1810 to Zachariah and Sarah Hicks Cross. His birthplace is unknown, but is probably in Tennessee. He married Rebecca McCord in 1837. They had 4 children: Ryla Jackson Cross, Lydia Cross, Charity Cross, and James Y Cross. Charity died at 9 years old probably, before they got to Texas. Rebecca McCord died September 24, 1858 and is buried at Long Creek Cemetery.

On June 25, 1859, Jacob Cross, Sr married Susan Hunter Ribble in Palo Pinto County, Texas. Their son, Jacob Cross, Jr. was born on April 23, 1860. They only lived together a few years. There is no record of a divorce, but she went back to using the last name of Ribble.

Jacob's daughter, Lydia Cross, died January 29, 1878 and is buried in Long Cemetery.
Jacob Cross, Sr. is buried in an unmarked "pauper's grave" in Parker County according to Parker County records.
 
 
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 Spouses:
  Rebecca McCord Cross (1799 - 1858)
  Susanna Hunter Ribble (1821 - 1912)
 
 Children:
  Ryla Jackson Cross (1835 - 1924)*
  Lydia Cross (1839 - 1878)*
  Jacob Cross (1859 - 1935)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Long Creek Cemetery
Granbury
Hood County
Texas, USA
 
Created by: Dana Ribble
Record added: Oct 14, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 60104889
Jacob Cross, Sr
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