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George W. GROSS

Male Abt 1824 - Abt 1880  (~ 56 years)


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  • Name George W. GROSS 
    Born Abt 1824  Rhea County, TN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Reference Number LHW8-2P6 
    Died Abt 1880  Mattoon, Coles County, IL Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • (1) Source: "Reno Clingan Family Tree," a Public Member Tree on Ancestry.com.

      (2) A household headed by George GROSS is listed in the 1850 census of Subdivision 22, Meigs County, TN.

      George is listed in the 1850 census as a farmer who was then 26 years of age; therefore, according to the 1850 census, he was born in about 1824. According to the 1850 census, he was born in TN.

      Listed with George is his wife, Manda, who was then 21 years of age; therefore, according to the 1850 census, she was born in about 1829. According to the 1850 census, she was born in TN.

      Also listed with George is his son, James, who was then 5 years of age; therefore, according to the 1850 census, he was born in about 1845. According to the 1850 census, he was born in TN.

      Also listed with George is his daughter, Jane, who was then 3 years of age; therefore, according to the 1850 census, she was born in about 1847. According to the 1850 census, she was born in TN.

      Also listed with George is his daughter, Mary T., who was then 2 years of age; therefore, according to the 1850 census, she was born in about 1848. According to the 1850 census, she was born in TN.

      Also listed with George is his son, William E., who was then 1 year of age; therefore, according to the 1850 census, he was born in about 1849. According to the 1850 census, he was born in TN.

      (3) Boyer, Reba Bayless, Meigs County, Tennessee Records 1836-1881: 1984:

      Will of William T. Armstrong dec'd; to beloved daughter Elisebeth Jane Cunningham; remainder to other eight children to wit Martha, Marten Van Buran,, Cyntha, Parthena., William Clayton, James Milo, Sarah Crayton, and Mary Ellon; only William Clayton and James Milo to have effects arising from my father's estate; Execs: George Gross and William S. Russell; 20 Aug 1858: wit: D.H. Russell James S. Martin & David Johns. . . .

      21 Feb 1859-7 Jan 1867 Will of William T. Armstrong as was recorded on pages 433-436 in Book 1850-1858. Will probated 6 Dec 1858. Inventory and sale; 21 Feb 1859, final settlement with W.S. Russell and George Gross, Execs. of Wm. T. Armstrong dec'd who was Adm. of the estate of John Collins dec'd. 7 Jan 1867, supplementary inventory and sale of estate of Wm. T. Armstrong, not signed. . . .

      26 Apr 1869-27 Apr 1869 John K. Brown, James McClarney, G.W. Gross surviving Exec. of W.T. Armstrong dec'd, John Stewart, John Crawford Jr., surviving partner of John Crawford & Son VS John A. Francisco, A. Cass Cox, Sarah S., Ida C., & Jesse S. Gilbert, J.J.F. Cox, Jos eph A. Cox, & Celia Cox gdn. Defendants, other than Francisco., are heirs of A. Cox dec'd. In Aug 1865, R. McKenzie now dec'd, made a trust deed for land in 3rd Dist. to A. Cox, Trustee for John A. Francisco to secure complainants in debts due them; Cox as trustee sold land 15 Jun 1867 to Complainants who were high bidders, but failed to make title; Cox died soon after. Chancellor rules sale valid. . . .

      G.W. Gross, Exec., to A.L. Todd.

      (4) A household headed by Geo. GROSS is listed in the 1860 census of District 2, Meigs County, TN.

      Geo. is listed in the 1860 census as a farmer who was then 37 years of age; therefore, according to the 1860 census, he was born in about 1823. According to the 1860 census, he was born in TN.

      Listed with Geo. is his wife, Amanda C., who was then 32 years of age; therefore, according to the 1860 census, she was born in about 1828. According to the 1860 census, she was born in TN.

      Also listed with Geo. is his son, James M., who was then 14 years of age; therefore, according to the 1860 census, he was born in about 1846. According to the 1860 census, he was born in TN.

      Also listed with Geo. is his daughter, Elizabeth, who was then 13 years of age; therefore, according to the 1860 census, she was born in about 1847. According to the 1860 census, she was born in TN.

      Also listed with Geo. is his daughter, Mary T., who was then 11 years of age; therefore, according to the 1860 census, she was born in about 1849. According to the 1860 census, she was born in TN. [Her middle initial is listed as F. in the index to the 1860 census.]

      Also listed with Geo. is his son, William E., who was then 10 years of age; therefore, according to the 1860 census, he was born in about 1850. According to the 1860 census, he was born in TN.

      Also listed with Geo. is his daughter, Charity T., who was then 9 years of age; therefore, according to the 1860 census, she was born in about 1851. According to the 1860 census, she was born in TN.

      Also listed with Geo. is his daughter, Martha M., who was then 6 years of age; therefore, according to the 1860 census, she was born in about 1854. According to the 1860 census, she was born in TN.

      Also listed with Geo. is his son, Geo B., who was then 3 years of age; therefore, according to the 1860 census, he was born in about 1857. According to the 1860 census, he was born in TN.

      Also listed with Geo. is W. C. ARMSTRONG, who was then 8 years of age; therefore, according to the 1860 census, he was born in about 1852. According to the 1860 census, he was born in TN.

      Also listed with Geo. is James M. ARMSTRONG, who was then 6 years of age; therefore, according to the 1860 census, he was born in about 1854. According to the 1860 census, he was born in TN.

      (5) A household headed by George W. GROSS is listed in the 1870 census of Meigs County, TN.

      George W. is listed in the 1870 census as a farmer who was then 46 years of age; therefore, according to the 1870 census, he was born in about 1824. According to the 1870 census, he was born in TN.

      Listed with George W. is his wife, Amanda, who was then 43 years of age; therefore, according to the 1870 census, she was born in about 1827. According to the 1870 census, she was born in TN. [Her first name is listed as Amondee in the index to the 1870 census.]

      Also listed with George W. is his daughter, Jane, who was then 23 [?] years of age; therefore, according to the 1870 census, she was born in about 1847. According to the 1870 census, she was born in TN. [Her first name is listed as Jam in the index to the 1870 census.]

      Also listed with George W. is his son, William E., a farm laborer who was then 20 years of age; therefore, according to the 1870 census, he was born in about 1850. According to the 1870 census, he was born in TN.

      Also listed with George W. is his daughter, Charity, 17 years of age; therefore, according to the 1870 census, she was born in about 1853. According to the 1870 census, she was born in TN.

      Also listed with George W. is his daughter, Martha, 16 years of age; therefore, according to the 1870 census, she was born in about 1854. According to the 1870 census, she was born in TN.

      Also listed with George W. is his son, George B., a farm laborer who was then 14 years of age; therefore, according to the 1870 census, he was born in about 1856. According to the 1870 census, he was born in TN.

      Also listed with George W. is his daughter, Dicy E., who was then 9 years of age; therefore, according to the 1870 census, she was born in about 1861. According to the 1870 census, she was born in TN.

      Also listed with George W. is his daughter, Margaret, who was then 7 years of age; therefore, according to the 1870 census, she was born in about 1863. According to the 1870 census, she was born in TN.

      Also listed with George W. is his daughter, Lorinda, who was then 3 years of age; therefore, according to the 1870 census, she was born in about 1867. According to the 1870 census, she was born in TN.

      Also listed with George W. is his son, Alfred F., whose listed age is illegible. According to the 1870 census, he was born in TN.
    Person ID I3178  Frost, Gilchrist and Related Families
    Last Modified 26 Apr 2019 

    Father Jacob GROSS, Sr.,   b. Abt 1794, TN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1892, Birchwood, James [now Hamilton] County, TN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 98 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Mary McCLANAHAN,   b. Abt 1803, TN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 20 Aug 1820  Rhea County, TN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 


    • Married by William Locke Bm.

      Married by William Locke Bm.
    Family ID F777  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Amanda Caroline WADE,   b. May 1828, TN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 19 Jan 1920, Mesquite, Dallas County, TX Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 92 years) 
    Married Abt 1848  Meigs County, TN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. William Edward GROSS,   b. 12 Apr 1850, Meigs County, TN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Apr 1915, Dallas County, TX Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)  [natural]
     2. Charity Isabel GROSS,   b. 17 Sep 1851, Meigs County, TN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 May 1924, TN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)  [natural]
     3. Martha M. GROSS,   b. Abt 1854, Meigs County, TN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1882, Meigs County, TN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 28 years)  [natural]
     4. George Buchanan GROSS,   b. 13 Aug 1856, Meigs County, TN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Sep 1896, Dallas County, TX Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 40 years)  [natural]
     5. Dicy E. GROSS,   b. Abt 1861, Meigs County, TN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1885  (Age ~ 24 years)  [natural]
     6. Margaret GROSS,   b. Abt 1863, Meigs County, TN Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     7. Lorinda E. GROSS,   b. 9 Jul 1867, Meigs County, TN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jan 1958, Mesquite, Dallas County, TX Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years)  [natural]
     8. Alfred F. GROSS,   b. 19 Mar 1870, Meigs County, TN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Oct 1932, Mesquite, Dallas County, TX Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years)  [natural]
     9. Robert GROSS,   b. Abt 1871, Meigs County, TN Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
    Last Modified 26 Apr 2019 19:38:14 
    Family ID F26682  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Sarah ARMSTRONG,   b. Abt 1823, TN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1848, Meigs County, TN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 25 years) 
    Married 20 Aug 1843  Meigs County, TN Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
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    Children 
     1. Elizabeth Jane GROSS,   b. 8 Jan 1847, Meigs County, TN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Oct 1908, Meigs County, TN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)  [natural]
     2. James M. GROSS,   b. 6 Jan 1844, Meigs County, TN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Oct 1916, Dallas, Dallas County, TX Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)  [natural]
     3. Mary T. GROSS,   b. Nov 1848, Meigs County, TN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Feb 1926, Dallas, Dallas County, TX Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 77 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 26 Apr 2019 19:38:14 
    Family ID F2062  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. Citation Text: (1) Meigs County Marriages, 1838-1850: GROSS, George — ARMSTRONG, Sarah, 20 Aug 1843.