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James B. Ross
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Birth: Dec. 10, 1839
Greene County
Tennessee, USA
Death: 1917
Canehill
Washington County
Arkansas, USA

ROSS, James of Canehill, Ark. was born Dec. 10, 1839 at Greenville, Greene Co., Tenn, the son of John Harvey Ross of the same place, who moved to Ark. in 1882. He was the son of William and Margaret (Gore) Ross who lived in Greene Co., Tennessee Maiden name of subject's mother was Mary C. Marsh, daughter of Grovner and Betsy (Oliphant) Marsh of Greenville, Tennessee (William Ross served in War of 1812) Subject was a democrat and a Presbyterian; he served with Co. B, 12th Tennessee Cav. under Capt. Arnold. Enlisted in 1862 and served to close of war. In prison 15 months at Rock Island. Married Elizabeth Weir Wilson, daughter of John and Sallie (Hold) Wilson of Greenville, Tennessee, in 1867.

Children:
1. Mary Bell Ross m. - Henry
2. Susan Ross - deceased
3. J. C. Ross - New Mexico
4. W. A. Ross - Brownsville, Tex.
5. Sarah Jane Ross - Plainview, Tex.
6. Lucy I. Ross - Canehill, Ark.
7. H. L. Ross - Mexico
8. J. E. Ross - New Mexico

Certified by Walter Shreve, Assessor of Washington Co., Ark. June 28, 1912

Arkansas 1911 Census of Confederate Veterans, Volume II, M - Z
 
 
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 Parents:
  John Harvey Ross (1814 - 1884)
  Mary C. Marsh Ross (1822 - 1893)
 
 Spouse:
  Elizabeth Weir Wilson Ross (1841 - 1910)*
 
 Children:
  Mary Belle Ross Henry (1867 - 1956)*
  John Chalmers Ross (1871 - 1962)*
  William Alfred Ross (1873 - 1960)*
  Sarah Jane Ross Jarvis (1875 - 1975)*
  Lucy Ida Ross (1877 - 1954)*
  Hervey Leonidas Ross (1879 - 1969)*
  James Edgar Ross (1883 - 1927)*
 
 Siblings:
  James B. Ross (1839 - 1917)
  Nancy Margaret Ross Babb (1842 - 1889)*
  William Gravnor Ross (1847 - 1887)*
  Mary E. Ross Bullen (1849 - 1913)*
  Martha Jane Ross Moore (1852 - 1910)*
  Harriet D. Ross (1856 - 1939)*
  John Gass Ross (1858 - 1937)*
  Emma Ross Kite (1860 - 1881)*
  David Ross (1863 - 1937)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:

Tombstone Inscription:

JAMES ROSS
1839 - 1917

WHOSOEVER LIVETH AND BELIEVETH
ME SHALL NEVER DIE.
 
Burial:
Canehill Cemetery
Canehill
Washington County
Arkansas, USA
 
Created by: Lesa Pfrommer
Record added: Mar 21, 2002
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James B. Ross
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James B. Ross enlisted 9/27/1862 as a Pvt. in Co N 64th NC Inf. He transferred 1/1863 to Capt. John F. Fitzgerald's Co 16th TN Cav.(Neal's. this unit disbanded 7/18/1863 and he enlisted as a Pvt. in Co B 12th TN Cav. (Day's), serving until the end of the ...(Read more)
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