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Ross, Edmund

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Ross, Edmund
February 26, 2007 04:53PM
History of Trigg County, Historical and Biographical, ed. W.H. Perrin,
F.A. Battey Pub. Co., Chicago, 1884. p. 218-19. [Canton Precinct]

EDMUND ROSS was born in Laura Furnace Precinct February 3, 1839, and is a
son of Jonathan and Narcissa (Stubblefield) Ross. The parents were
natives of Henry County, Tenn., and came to this county in an early day.
The mother died in 1862. The father afterward came to this precinct, and
resided here until his death in February, 1884. Subject is the third of
eight children, of whom four are now living. He assisted on the home
farm until the age of twenty-one, and then began farming for himself in
Laura Furnace Precinct. He remained in that precinct nine years, and then
came to his present farm, where he owns about 500 acres, with 200 acres in
cultivation. In April, 1878, he began merchandising, and continued in
business for five years. For the past ten years he has been extensively
engaged in buying and rehandling tobacco. In 1877 he put up a saw and
grist-mill, which is still in operation. Was married in 1861 to Miss
Tempie Feutrell, a daughter of Perry Feutrell. Fifteen children have
blessed this union, of whom six are still living, all daughters.

Ross Stubblefield Feutrell

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