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George W. GROSS

Male Abt 1824 - Bef 1880  (~ 55 years)


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  • Name George W. GROSS 
    Born Abt 1824  TN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Bef 1880 
    Notes 


    • (1) George GROSS married Sarah ARMSTRONG on August 19, 1843 in Meigs County, TN. However, in the 1850 census and subsequent censuses of Meigs County, TN, the name of George's wife is listed as "Manda" or "Amanda." In 1858, Sarah was still living, and George was appointed as one of the executors of the estate of Sarah's father, William T. ARMSTRONG. Therefore, the compiler assumes that "Manda" or "Amanda" was the same person as Sarah.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

      (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 George W. CROSS? [GROSS] is listed in the 1870 census of Meigs County, TN.

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

      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.

      Also listed with George W. is his daughter, Jan [Jane], who was then 23 years of age; therefore, according to the 1870 census, she was born in about 1847.

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

      Also listed with George W. is his daughter, Charity, who was then 19? years of age; therefore, according to the 1870 census, she was born in about 1851.

      Also listed with George W. is his daughter, Martha, who was then 10 years of age; therefore, according to the 1870 census, she was born in about 1860.

      Also listed with George W. is his son, George B., who was then 14 years of age; therefore, according to the 1870 census, he was born in about 1850.

      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.

      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.

      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.

      Also listed with George W. is his son, Alfred F., who was then 2 years of age; therefore, according to the 1870 census, he was born in about 1868.
    Person ID I3178  Frost, Gilchrist and Related Families
    Last Modified 22 Jun 2017 

    Family Sarah Crayton ARMSTRONG,   b. Abt 1829 
    Married 20 Aug 1843  Meigs County, TN Find all individuals with events at this location 
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    Children 
     1. James M. GROSS,   b. Abt 1845, TN Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     2. Elizabeth Jane GROSS,   b. Jan 1846, TN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 07 Oct 1908, Meigs County, TN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 62 years)  [natural]
     3. Mary L. GROSS,   b. Abt 1848, TN Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     4. William E. GROSS,   b. Abt 1849, TN Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     5. Charity T. GROSS,   b. Abt 1851  [natural]
     6. Martha M. GROSS,   b. Abt 1854  [natural]
     7. George B. GROSS,   b. Abt 1857  [natural]
     8. Dicy E. GROSS,   b. Abt 1861,   d. Abt 1885  (Age ~ 24 years)  [natural]
     9. Margaret GROSS,   b. Abt 1863  [natural]
     10. Lorinda GROSS,   b. Abt 1867  [natural]
     11. Alfred F. GROSS,   b. Abt 1868,   d. Abt 12 Apr 1927  (Age ~ 59 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 22 Jun 2017 21:58:26 
    Family ID F2062  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart