Isaac Ross

Isaac Ross

Birth
Kershaw County, South Carolina, USA
Death 27 Jan 1821 (aged 57)
Wetumpka, Elmore County, Alabama, USA
Burial Wetumpka, Elmore County, Alabama, USA
Memorial ID 88882789 · View Source
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"Alabama Portraits Prior to 1870", c. 1969 by National Society of the Colonial Dames of America in the State of Alabama, contains a portrait of William W. Ross of Camden, South Carolina and Fort Toulouse, Alabama, rendered about 1847. It was said of him "Son of Isaac and Mrs. Ross (Mary). Brother of Mary Euphemia Ross Taylor Lucas. Father served under Francis Marion in the American Revolutionary War." The Colonial Dames of America portrait book also contains one of Mrs. Charles Ross Crommelin of Fort Jackson, Alabama.

In "A History of Tallassee", c. 1949 by Virginia Noble Golden, it is recounted "...many distinguished Alabama families, among them that of Issac Ross who bought land near Tallassee as early as 1816."

The Montgomery Genealogical Society Quarterly, Winter 1994, reflects Isaac Ross married Juliana Parthenia Brown, who died in 1833, and they had seven children: Isaac, Sarah, Evalina Elizabeth, Mary, Julianna Parthenia, Elizabeth Jane, William, and John. Sarah Ross married Walter Ross, Evalina married James Abercrombie, Mary married a Taylor and then Henry Lucas, Juliana married Charles Crommelin, and Eliza Jane married Benjamin Chappell.

Old Augusta Cemetery in Montgomery County, Alabama, contains the graves of Mary E. Lucas (1795-1856), wife of Henry Lucas, William Taylor (1818-1839), and Edwin Brown Taylor (1821-1824). Mrs. Sarah Ross (1797-1821), born in South Carolina and wife of Walter R. Ross, was also laid to rest there. Rosemere Cemetery in Lee County, Alabama, contains the graves of Isaac Ross (1798-1866), Eliza Parthenia Ross Abercrombie (1837-1920), and over forty other Ross family members.

In "A History of Wetumpka", c. 1957 by Elizabeth Porter, it is related the Ft. Jackson plantation was in the possession of Col. Howell Rose (1788-1866) at the time of his death. Recounted as well is that a 5 acre tract which included the site of Fort Toulouse was owned by a former slave, Hardy Simmons, when it was purchased in 1911 by the Alabama Department of Archives and History.


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  • Created by: mike reeves
  • Added: 21 Apr 2012
  • Find a Grave Memorial 88882789
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Isaac Ross (21 Jan 1764–27 Jan 1821), Find a Grave Memorial no. 88882789, citing Fort Toulouse Cemetery, Wetumpka, Elmore County, Alabama, USA ; Maintained by mike reeves (contributor 47684672) .