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Francis Marion GROSS, Jr.

Male 1859 - 1933  (~ 74 years)


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  • Name Francis Marion GROSS 
    Suffix Jr. 
    Born Feb 1859  Hamilton County, TN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 21 Oct 1933  Bakewell, Hamilton County, TN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 

    • (1) A household headed by Francis GROSS is listed in the 1880 census of District 11, Hamilton County, TN.

      Francis is listed in the 1880 census as a farm laborer who was then 21 years of age; therefore, according to the 1880 census, he was born in about 1859. According to the 1880 census, he was born in TN, and both of his parents were born in TN.

      Listed with Francis is his wife, Janettie, who was then 18 years of age; therefore, according to the 1880 census, she was born in about 1862. According to the 1880 census, she was born in TN, and both of her parents were born in TN.

      Also listed with Francis is his son, Warner, who was then 5 months old; therefore, according to the 1880 census, he was born in about 1880. According to the 1880 census, he was born in TN, and both of his parents were born in TN.

      Also listed with Francis is his brother-in-law, Benjamin MARTIN, who was then 30 years of age; therefore, according to the 1880 census, he was born in about 1859. According to the 1880 census, he was born in TN, and both of his parents were born in TN.

      (2) A household headed by Francis GROSS is listed in the 1900 census of District 1, Meigs County, TN.

      Francis is listed in the 1900 census as a farmer who was born in February 1859 and was then 41 years of age. According to the 1900 census, he was born in TN, and both of his parents were born in TN. According to the 1900 census, he had then been married 20 years.

      Listed with Francis is his wife, Nettie, who was born in December 1861 and was then 38 years of age. According to the 1900 census, she was born in TN, and both of her parents were born in TN. According to the 1900 census, she had then been married 20 years and had theretofore given birth to 15 children, 10 of whom were then living.

      Also listed with Francis is his son, Warner A., a farm laborer who was born in January 1881 and was then 19 years of age. According to the 1900 census, he was born in TN, and both of his parents were born in TN. [Note by compiler: The information in the 1900 census about Warner A.'s year of birth having been in 1881 is probably incorrect, because he was listed in the 1880 census as then being 5 months old.]

      Also listed with Francis is his son, Harry A., a farm laborer who was born in January 1882 and was then 18 years of age. According to the 1900 census, he was born in TN, and both of his parents were born in TN.

      Also listed with Francis is his son, Mode A., who was born in January 1883 and was then 17 years of age. According to the 1900 census, he was born in TN, and both of his parents were born in TN.

      Also listed with Francis is his son, Marcellus, who was born in May 1884 and was then 16 years of age. According to the 1900 census, he was born in TN, and both of his parents were born in TN.

      Also listed with Francis is his son, Wheeler Z., who was born in September 1885 and was then 14 years of age. According to the 1900 census, he was born in TN, and both of his parents were born in TN.

      Also listed with Francis is his daughter, Cora E., who was born in June 1887 and was then 12 years of age. According to the 1900 census, she was born in TN, and both of her parents were born in TN.

      Also listed with Francis is his son, Frank R., who was born in September 1892 and was then 7 years of age. According to the 1900 census, he was born in TN, and both of his parents were born in TN.

      Also listed with Francis is his son, Robert B., who was born in February 1895 and was then 5 years of age. According to the 1900 census, he was born in TN, and both of his parents were born in TN.

      Also listed with Francis is his son, Worth L., who was born in April 1898 and was then 2 years of age. According to the 1900 census, he was born in TN, and both of his parents were born in TN.

      Also listed with Francis is his daughter, Lela M., who was born in December 1899 and was then 5 months old. According to the 1900 census, she was born in TN, and both of her parents were born in TN.

      (3) A household headed by Francis M. GROSS is listed in the 1910 census of District 2, Meigs County, TN.

      Francis M. is listed in the 1910 census as a farmer who was then 51 years of age; therefore, according to the 1910 census, he was born in about 1859. According to the 1910 census, he was born in TN, and both of his parents were born in TN. According to the 1910 census, he had then been married 31 years.

      Listed with Francis M. is his wife, Nettie, who was then 48 years of age; therefore, according to the 1910 census, she was born in about 1862. According to the 1910 census, she was born in TN, and both of her parents were born in TN. According to the 1910 census, she had then been married 31 years and had theretofore given birth to 16 children, 10 of whom were then living.

      Also listed with Francis M. is his daughter, Ethel C., who was then 22 years of age; therefore, according to the 1910 census, she was born in about 1888. According to the 1910 census, she was born in TN, and both of her parents were born in TN.

      Also listed with Francis M. is his son, France G., a farm laborer who was then 17 years of age; therefore, according to the 1910 census, he was born in about 1893. According to the 1910 census, he was born in TN, and both of his parents were born in TN.

      Also listed with Francis M. is his son, Robert B., a farm laborer who was then 15 years of age; therefore, according to the 1910 census, he was born in about 1898. According to the 1910 census, he was born in TN, and both of his parents were born in TN.

      Also listed with Francis M. is his son, Worth L., a farm laborer who was then 12 years of age; therefore, according to the 1910 census, he was born in about 1859. According to the 1910 census, he was born in TN, and both of his parents were born in TN.

      Also listed with Francis M. is his daughter, Sudie E., who was then 7 years of age; therefore, according to the 1910 census, she was born in about 1903. According to the 1910 census, she was born in TN, and both of her parents were born in TN.

      (4) A household headed by Francis M. GROSS is listed in the 1920 census of District 3, Hamilton County, TN.

      Francis M. is listed in the 1920 census as a farmer who was then 61 years of age; therefore, according to the 1920 census, he was born in about 1859. According to the 1920 census, he was born in TN, and both of his parents were born in TN.

      Listed with Francis M. is his wife, Nettie, who was then 58 years of age; therefore, according to the 1920 census, she was born in about 1862. According to the 1920 census, she was born in TN, and both of her parents were born in TN.

      Also listed with Francis M. is his son, Worth L., a farm laborer who was then 22 years of age; therefore, according to the 1920 census, he was born in about 1858. According to the 1920 census, he was born in TN, and both of his parents were born in TN.

      Also listed with Francis M. is his daughter, Sudie, who was then 16 years of age; therefore, according to the 1920 census, she was born in about 1904. According to the 1920 census, she was born in TN, and both of her parents were born in TN.

      (5) Obituary from The Chattanooga Times, October 22, 1933:

      F. M. GROSS.

      F. M. Gross, 74, died at 3:30 Saturday morning [October 21, 1933] at his home in Bakewell, Tenn. Mr. Gross was a member of the Baptist church and had resided in this county for over seventy years. He was a good Christian man, of sterling qualities and was very popular throughout Hamilton and adjoining counties.

      He is survived by his widow, formerly Miss Nettie Martin, who has a number of relatives in Chattanooga and Hamilton county; also seven sons, Dr. A. W. Gross, of Chattanooga; H. A., M. A. and M. C. Gross, of Denver, Colo.; Col. F. G., of Johnson City; W. Z., of Graysville, Tenn., and Robert, of Bakewell, Tenn.; two daughters, Mrs. F. A. Grubb, of Big Springs, Tenn., and Mrs. Irvin N. Shipley, of Chattanooga. Funeral services will be held Sunday afternoon at 2:30 from the Presbyterian church at Bakewell, the Rev. L. D. Phillips officiating. Interment in the Welch cemetery. Active pallbearers will be E. W. Gray, Waldo Card, Glenn Barnes, J. L. Guider, Luther Green, Gerald McGill. Honorary: W. M. McGill, E. A. Hicks, Jack Hickman, J. M. Downey, Will Barnes, Richard Green and W. French Grubb. Coulter's in charge.
    Person ID I3447  Frost, Gilchrist and Related Families
    Last Modified 1 Feb 2018 

    Father Francis Marion GROSS, Sr.,   b. Abt 1825, TN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1865  (Age ~ 39 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Mary J. GASS,   b. Jun 1833, Jefferson County, TN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 29 Jun 1900  (Age ~ 67 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 20 Jan 1848  Meigs County, TN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    Family ID F788  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Jeannette MARTIN,   b. Dec 1861, TN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 24 Dec 1942  (Age ~ 81 years) 
    Married 15 Mar 1879  Meigs County, TN Find all individuals with events at this location 
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    Children 
     1. Robert Bascom GROSS, Sr.,   b. Feb 1895, Meigs County, TN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 28 May 1961  (Age ~ 66 years)  [natural]
     2. Francis Grover GROSS,   b. 5 Sep 1892, Meigs County, TN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. May 1975  (Age 82 years)  [natural]
     3. Worth Lee GROSS,   b. 12 Apr 1898, Meigs County, TN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Dec 1921, Hamilton County, TN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 23 years)  [natural]
     4. Suda Evelyn GROSS,   b. 22 Mar 1903, Meigs County, TN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Nov 1990  (Age 87 years)  [natural]
     5. Lela M. GROSS,   b. Dec 1899, Meigs County, TN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 15 Apr 1910  (Age ~ 10 years)  [natural]
     6. Cora Ethel GROSS,   b. Jun 1887, Meigs County, TN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 11 Oct 1952  (Age ~ 65 years)  [natural]
     7. Harry Arthur GROSS,   b. Jan 1882, Meigs County, TN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 7 Aug 1948  (Age ~ 66 years)  [natural]
     8. Alfred Warner GROSS,   b. Jan 1880, Hamilton County, TN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 23 May 1939  (Age ~ 59 years)  [natural]
     9. Moad Arnce GROSS,   b. Jan 1883, Meigs County, TN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 21 Oct 1933  (Age ~ 50 years)  [natural]
     10. Wheeler Zachary GROSS,   b. 5 Sep 1885, Meigs County, TN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jul 1964  (Age 78 years)  [natural]
     11. Marcellus C. GROSS, Sr.,   b. May 1884, Meigs County, TN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 26 Feb 1939  (Age ~ 54 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 1 Feb 2018 10:22:37 
    Family ID F2065  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart