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Elizabeth "Quatie" Brown Ross
Birth: 1791
Death: Feb. 1, 1839
Little Rock
Pulaski County
Arkansas, USA

Elizabeth "Quatie" Brown was the daughter of Thomas Brown and Unkn; she married: (1) Robert Henley.

She married in 1813, (2) Chief John Ross of the Cherokees; they had the following children: James McDonald (b. 1814), William Allen (b. 1817); Silas Dean (b. 1829); George Washington Ross (b. 1830); John Ross Jr. (b. 1832); Nancy Jane "Jennie" Ross (b. 1821)(all of the children born in the Cherokee Nation East).

Quatie died on the "Trail of Tears." A story goes that she gave up her blanket to a sick child, and died of pneumonia as the result.


Per Mt. Holly Burial Index corrections list: "...first interred in old City Cemetery near 5th and Gaines Streets; monument erected by William Woodruff and other Little Rock businessmen in her Christian name "Elizabeth"; grave re-interred at Mount Holly by Albert Pike; monument erected by Daughters of 1812 (in 1939); Cherokee wife of Chief John Ross, Indian Agent and Chief of Cherokee Tribe; (Ref: February 5, 1839 Arkansas Gazette); portion of original monument discovered during reenovations of Mount Holly Receiving House in Feb 1996, donated to Historic Arkansas Museum. A reproduction of the original monument was placed at the gravesite."

Family links: 
  John Ross (1790 - 1866)
  James McDonald Ross (1814 - 1864)*
  William Allen Ross (1817 - 1891)*
  Jane Ross Meigs-Nave (1821 - 1894)*
  Silas Dean Ross (1829 - 1872)*
  George Washington Ross (1830 - 1870)*
*Calculated relationship
Mount Holly Cemetery
Little Rock
Pulaski County
Arkansas, USA
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Record added: Sep 08, 2004
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