Mary J. Russell Ross

  • Birth 29 Nov 1844 Wayne County, Kentucky, USA
  • Death 15 May 1874 Mount Ayr, Ringgold County, Iowa, USA
  • Burial Mount Ayr, Ringgold County, Iowa, USA
  • Memorial ID 21360684

Mrs. Mary J. Ross, daughter of Basil and Elizabeth Russell, was born in Wayne county, Kentucky, Nov. 29th, 1844, and genly (sic) fell asleep in Jesus, at her residence in Mt. Ayr, May 15th, 1874.
Mrs. Ross became a subject of converting grace about two years ago, and joined the M. E. Church in Mt. Ayr, and remained a devoted member until death. During the last few days of her illness she knew full well that death was near, and often expressed a "desire to depart and be with Christ." "I am waiting for Jesus to come." "I am ready to go," were some of her last words. "Her sun went down while it was yet day." Mrs. Ross leaves an aged mother and a little boy, and many friends who mourn her early death. Her funeral took place at the M.E. Church. At the close of the services her remains were conveyek (sic) to the Mt. Ayr Cemetery, where in the presence of a large company of friends and acquaintances they were intered beside those of her departed husband and child.
"O for the death of those
Who slumber in the Lord!
O be like their's our last repose,
Like their's our last reward!"


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Gravesite Details 29 year old wife of Thomas Ross, Jr.

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  • Maintained by: Nancy Guziec
  • Originally Created by: Burt
  • Added: 4 Sep 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 21360684
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Mary J. Russell Ross (29 Nov 1844–15 May 1874), Find A Grave Memorial no. 21360684, citing Rose Hill Cemetery, Mount Ayr, Ringgold County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by Nancy Guziec (contributor 46904265) .