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 James B. Ross

James B. Ross

Birth
Greene County, Tennessee, USA
Death 1917 (aged 77–78)
Canehill, Washington County, Arkansas, USA
Burial Canehill, Washington County, Arkansas, USA
Memorial ID 6280719 · View Source
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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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Tombstone Inscription:

JAMES ROSS
1839 - 1917

WHOSOEVER LIVETH AND BELIEVETH
ME SHALL NEVER DIE.


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  • Created by: Lesa Pfrommer
  • Added: 21 Mar 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6280719
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for James B. Ross (10 Dec 1839–1917), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6280719, citing Canehill Cemetery, Canehill, Washington County, Arkansas, USA ; Maintained by Lesa Pfrommer (contributor 46527276) .