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Rollins & Ross Families- Clay Co, Missouri

These are the graves of my great great grandparents and their children and in-laws.My great grandmother, Nancy (Nannie) Ross Rollins McGee, is the child of Eveline Ross Rollins and Benjamin Franklin Rollins. She is buried in Oklahoma City or Lawton, Oklahoma, and I am searching for her grave. Nancy Ross Rollins McGee and her husband, James were the parents of my grandmother, Evelyn Jane McGee Mills.Also in this cemetery are the graves of Squire John Ross, the brother of Eveline Ross Rollins, he lost his life in 1854 during the "Smithville Tragedy." He was stabbed to death while trying to help John W. Douglass and his father, William Ross. The article that was published in the Liberty Tribune on August 7, 1854 and also later published in the New York Times on August 24, 1854 states the that Samuel Shackelford shot William Ross twice and then turned and shot Mr. Douglass twice and the shot Mr. Imhoff twice. It goes on to say that Mr. Douglass was armed with a bowie knife and pistol and that attempted to defend himself, but Shackelford was able to seize his gun and knife. Shackelford then "commenced the work of destruction on Douglass, inflicting several wounds, of which Douglass fell dead. ....Persons then interfered to stop the effusion of blood. Samuel Shackelford stabbed every person whom he suspected as his enemy, inflicting a mortal wound on S. J. Ross." Squire John Ross was 21 years old when he died. Also included in this cemetery is William Ross and Nancy Hawkins Ross, the parents of Eveline Ross Rollins and parents of Squire John Ross. William Ross was the man who was shot and who I refer to in the paragraph above.

25 memorials
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 Elizabeth <I>Ross</I> Black

Elizabeth Ross Black

20 Mar 1786 – 5 May 1859

New Carlisle, Clark County, Ohio, USA

 John Black

John Black

21 Dec 1755 – 14 Jul 1849

Blacksburg, Montgomery County, Virginia, USA

 John Black, Sr

John Black, Sr

21 Aug 1787 – 12 Aug 1835

New Carlisle, Clark County, Ohio, USA

 Elizabeth “Betsy” <I>Ross</I> Givens

Elizabeth “Betsy” Ross Givens

28 Mar 1819 – 12 Jan 1897

Craig Springs, Craig County, Virginia, USA

 Sarah <I>Ross</I> Givens

Sarah Ross Givens

18 Aug 1826 – 17 Jul 1889

Craig Springs, Craig County, Virginia, USA

 Mary <I>Ross</I> Lugar

Mary Ross Lugar

8 Aug 1812 – 15 Apr 1892

Craig Springs, Craig County, Virginia, USA

Capt Nathan Rawlings

Capt Nathan Rawlings

Oct 1750 – 10 May 1821

Bridgeport, Lawrence County, Illinois, USA

No grave photo

Anna Catherina Fishback Rector

1715 – 1734

Rectortown, Fauquier County, Virginia, USA

 Benjamin Franklin Rollins

Benjamin Franklin Rollins

20 Mar 1832 – 20 Jul 1897

Paradise, Clay County, Missouri, USA

 Eveline <I>Ross</I> Rollins

Eveline Ross Rollins

8 Oct 1836 – 2 Jun 1914

Paradise, Clay County, Missouri, USA

No grave photo

Joshua Rollins

1766 – 29 Sep 1801
Unknown
 Lee Rollins

Lee Rollins

12 Feb 1801 – 19 Jul 1854

Clay County, Missouri, USA

 Mary Sophia <I>Kennedy</I> Rollins

Mary Sophia Kennedy Rollins

6 Jul 1777 – 6 May 1868

Clay County, Missouri, USA

 Thomas Jefferson Rollins

Thomas Jefferson Rollins

Jan 1838 – 24 Jun 1849

Clay County, Missouri, USA

 William Penn Rollins

William Penn Rollins

22 Oct 1841 – 10 May 1921

Smithville, Clay County, Missouri, USA

 James Ross

James Ross

23 Mar 1779 – 9 Oct 1862

Craig Springs, Craig County, Virginia, USA

 Jane <I>Black</I> Ross

Jane Black Ross

28 Apr 1785 – 18 Apr 1868

Craig Springs, Craig County, Virginia, USA

 Nancy <I>Hawkins</I> Ross

Nancy Hawkins Ross

10 Jan 1811 – 29 Nov 1869

Paradise, Clay County, Missouri, USA

 Squire John Ross

Squire John Ross

16 Oct 1832 – 10 Aug 1854

Clay County, Missouri, USA

 William Ross

William Ross

14 May 1739 – 14 May 1834

Tremont City, Champaign County, Ohio, USA

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