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Ross, J. W.

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Ross, J. W.
February 26, 2007 05:00PM
History of Trigg County, Historical and Biographical, ed. W.H. Perrin,
F.A. Battey Pub. Co., Chicago, 1884. p. 251. [Golden Pond Precinct]

J. W. ROSS was born May 8, 1829, in Henry County, Tenn. He is a son of
Jonathan and Narcissa (Stubblefield) Ross, both natives of Tennessee. In
1830 he was brought with his parents to Trigg County, where he has since
lived. The father died November, 1883, aged eighty years. The mother
died in 1861, aged sixty. Subject was reared on his father's farm. He
owns 200 acres of land, and is engaged in agricultural pursuits; also
owns and operates a saw-mill on his land; he was engaged in merchandising
from 1876-78, at Golden Pond and Maple Grove, Ky. He enlisted in 1861
in Company L, Eighth Kentucky Cavalry; served about six months, and was
discharged on account of physical disability. He was married in 1848, to
Mrs. Mary A. Ritch, of Rome County, Tenn.; they have one daughter--Martha
A., now Mrs. Ahart. Mrs. Ross has two children by a former marriage.

Ross Stubblefield Ritch Ahart
Henry-TN Rome-TN

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