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 Ross Bownds

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Ross Bownds

  • Birth 8 May 1883 Texas, USA
  • Death 22 Jul 1897 Texas, USA
  • Burial Lee County, Texas, USA
  • Memorial ID 28536459

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.

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  • Maintained by: Cindy
  • Originally Created by: Annette Shaw
  • Added: 26 Jul 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 28536459
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Ross Bownds (8 May 1883–22 Jul 1897), Find A Grave Memorial no. 28536459, citing Mesquite Cemetery, Lee County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Cindy (contributor 47566127) .