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Ross Bownds
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Birth: May 8, 1883
Texas, USA
Death: Jul. 22, 1897
Texas, USA

Ross was the oldest son of William Ira Bownds who was a farmer & Addie (Coffman) Bownds. Ross died tragically at 14 years old when he was accidentally shot. His family suffered greatly as he was deeply loved.

Brothers and Sisters of Ross:
1) Ava Lenoa Bownds Survant 1881-1907
2) Noma Estelle Bownds (1886-1886)
3) Emma Denola Bownds Rouse (1887-1968)
4) Annie Claudia Bownds Avrett (1891-1972)
5) Ira Earl Bownds (1893-1978)
6) William Aubrey Bownds, Sr. (1894-1988)
7) Iva Irene 'Ivy' Bownds Campbell (1896-1987)
8) Ervin Auvis Bownds, Sr. (1898-1970)
9)Isie Ray Bownds Yount (1907-2002)


**Berry Bownds (1828-1908), farmer and a Confederate soldier.

**Jane Thomas (Bownds) (1835-1925), daughter of John Covington Thomas

**William H. Coffman (1831-1903), Lieutenant in Confederate States Army, Texas State Representative in 18th Legislature.

**Nancy Cordelia Brown (Coffman) (1832-1875), daughter of Jesse Brown and Anna Laird. All four of Nancy's great grandfathers were Revolutionary War Patriots.


**John Bownds (Bounds)(1802-1867), farmer and Baptist preacher. John Bownds was born in North Carolina and moved to Mississippi. In 1851, he and his family moved to Texas.

**Mary Saphronia Cooley (Bownds) (1808-1869), daughter of William C. Cooley

**John Covington Thomas (1784-1861) born in Richmond, North Carolina. John fought in The War of 1812. He also served as a Mississippi State Senator and Representative.

**Sarah Terral (Thomas) (1801-1870), born in South Carolina.

**John Franklin Coffman (1805-1884), born in Hopkins Co., Kentucky and son of Henry Coffman, a native of Virginia and moved to Kentucky.

**Elizabeth Irvin Cobb (Coffman)(1813-1888), according to DNA evidence, Elizabeth was descended from Ambrose Cobbs (1603-1655) , who emigrated from Kent, England to the vicinity of Jamestown, VA in about 1635, less than 30 years after the first English colony in America was founded.
**Jesse Brown (1795-1870), son of William A. Brown and Sally Hutcheson. His grandfather, Richard Hutcheson was a Revolutionary War Patriot.

**Anna Laird (Brown)(1802 - abt. 1832), first wife of Jesse. Both of her grandfathers, David Laird and James Kerr, were Revolutionary War Soldiers.

Family links: 
  William Ira Bownds (1858 - 1933)
  Genoa Adaline Coffman Bownds (1862 - 1941)
  Ross Bownds (1883 - 1897)
  Ira Earl Bownds (1893 - 1978)*
  William Aubrey Bownds (1894 - 1988)*
  Iva Irene Bownds Campbell (1896 - 1987)*
  Ervin Auvis Bownds (1898 - 1970)*
  Isie Bownds Yount (1907 - 2002)*
*Calculated relationship
Mesquite Cemetery
Lee County
Texas, USA
Maintained by: Cindy
Originally Created by: Annette Shaw
Record added: Jul 26, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 28536459
Ross Bownds
Added by: Cindy
Ross Bownds
Added by: P Cain
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- P Cain
 Added: Jan. 8, 2014
Ross, my great uncle...
- Cindy
 Added: Jan. 11, 2012
2nd cousin twice removed
- Annette Shaw
 Added: Jul. 26, 2008

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