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John Harvey GROSS

Male 1856 - 1940  (83 years)


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  • Name John Harvey GROSS 
    Born 15 Mar 1856  TN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 5 Feb 1940  Birchwood, Hamilton County, TN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Birchwood Baptist Church Cemetery, Birchwood, Hamilton County, TN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 

    • (1) A household headed by John H. or John GROSS is listed twice in the 1880 census of the 3rd Civil District of James County, TN.

      John H. or John is listed in the 1880 census as a farm hand who was then 24 or 23 years of age [depending on which entry you believe]; therefore, according to the 1880 census, he was born in about 1856 or 1857. According to the 1880 census, he was born in TN, and both of his parents were born in TN.

      Listed with John H. or John is his wife, Nancy J. or Nancy, who was then 24 or 23 years of age [depending on which entry you believe]; therefore, according to the 1880 census, she was born in about 1856 or 1857. According to the 1880 census, she was born in TN, and both of her parents were born in TN.

      Also listed with John H. or John is his son, Samuel, who was then 5 years of age; therefore, according to the 1880 census, he was born in about 1875. According to the 1880 census, he was born in TN, and both of his parents were born in TN.

      Also listed with John H. or John is his daughter, Ida L. or Ida, who was born in January 1880 and who was then five months old. According to the 1880 census, she was born in TN, and both of her parents were born in TN.

      John H.'s household is listed in the 1880 census near households headed by Ezekiel GROSS and James M. CONNER.

      (2) A household headed by John H. GROSS is listed in the 1900 census of the 3rd Civil District of James County, TN. [He is listed in the index to the 1900 census as John H. GRASS.]

      John H. is listed in the 1900 census as a farmer who was born in March 1856 and was then 44 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 26 years.

      Listed with John H. is his wife, Nancy J., who was born in March 1856 and was then 44 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 26 years and had theretofore given birth to 11 children, 8 of whom were then living.

      Also listed with John H. is his daughter, Lula A., who was born in May 1882 and was then 18 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 John H. is his son, James N., who was born in January 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 John H. is his son, Ben H., who was born in August 1889 and was then 10 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 John H. is his son, Clifford W., who was born in October 1891 and was then 8 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 John H. is his daughter, Esta E., who was born in September 1892 and was then 7 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 John H. is his son, Earl H., who was born in September 1897 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.

      (3) A household headed by John H. GROSS is listed in the 1910 census of the 3rd Civil District of James County, TN. [He is listed in the index to the 1910 census as John H. GRASS.]

      John H. is listed in the 1910 census as a carpenter who was then 54 years of age; therefore, according to the 1910 census, he was born in about 1856. 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 32 years.

      Listed with John H. is his wife, Nancy J., who was then 54 years of age; therefore, according to the 1910 census, she was born in about 1856. 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 32 years and had theretofore given birth to 11 children, 6 of whom were then living.

      Also listed with John H. is his son, Benjaman H., a laborer who was then 20 years of age; therefore, according to the 1910 census, he was born in about 1890. According to the 1910 census, he was born in TN, and both of his parents were born in TN.

      Also listed with John H. is his daughter, Esta E., who was then 16 years of age; therefore, according to the 1910 census, she was born in about 1894. According to the 1910 census, she was born in TN, and both of her parents were born in TN.

      (4) A household headed by John GROSS is listed in the 1920 census of District 4, Hamilton County, TN [formerly the 1st Civil District of James County, TN].

      John is listed in the 1920 census as a farmer who was was then 63 years of age; therefore, according to the 1920 census, he was born in about 1857. According to the 1920 census, he was born in TN, and both of his parents were born in TN.

      Listed with John is his wife, Nancy, who was was then 62 years of age; therefore, according to the 1920 census, she was born in about 1858. According to the 1920 census, she was born in TN, and both of her parents were born in TN.

      Also listed with John is his son, Benjamin H., a teacher who was then 30 years of age; therefore, according to the 1920 census, he was born in about 1890. According to the 1920 census, he was born in TN, and both of his parents were born in TN.

      Also listed with John is his granddaughter, Myrtle, who was then 14 years of age; therefore, according to the 1920 census, she was born in about 1906. According to the 1920 census, she was born in OK, and both of her parents were born in TN.

      Also listed with John is his granddaughter, Margaret, who was then 11 years of age; therefore, according to the 1920 census, she was born in about 1909. According to the 1920 census, she was born in OK, and both of her parents were born in TN.

      (5) A household consisting of John H. GROSS is listed in the 1930 census of District 4, Hamilton County, TN.

      John H. is listed in the 1930 census as a laborer who was a widower and who was then 73 years of age; therefore, according to the 1930 census, he was born in about 1857. According to the 1930 census, he was born in TN, and both of his parents were born in TN.

      (6) Obituary from The Chattanooga Times, February 6, 1940:

      GROSS - JOHN H., age 83, passed away at his home in Birchwood Monday afternoon [February 5, 1940]. Surviving are three daughters, Mrs. Lou Ann Starnes, Allus [sic], Okla.; Mrs. Ida Starnes, Norman, Okla.; Mrs. Esta S. Wall, Chattanooga; two sons, Ben Gross, Birchwood; and Jim, Chattanooga; twenty-two grandchildren and eighteen great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held from the Birchwood Baptist church at 11 a.m. Wednesday, with the Rev. J. C. Pitts officiating. Active pallbearers: Herbert Brandon, Ed Silvidge, Arnold Silvidge, Bill Dixon, Bob Conner and Ross Collins; honorary, Bob Hollman, G. R. Pierce, Haze McCallie, Jasper Bare, M. M. DeFries, Dr. L. L. Fridell, Ernest Harris, Walter Bischoff, W. M. Witt, Newt Roark and Sim Scott. Interment, Baptist cemetery, Birchwood. Arragements in charge of R. J. Coulter company.
    Person ID I84  Frost, Gilchrist and Related Families
    Last Modified 22 May 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 
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    Family ID F788  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Nancy Jane EARHART,   b. 29 Mar 1856, Bradley County, TN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Sep 1928, Birchwood, Hamilton County, TN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Married 24 Jan 1874  Meigs County, TN Find all individuals with events at this location 
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    Children 
     1. Clifford W. GROSS,   b. 26 Oct 1891, TN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Nov 1901  (Age 10 years)  [natural]
     2. Benjamin Harrison GROSS, Sr.,   b. 24 Aug 1889, TN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Jul 1948, Birchwood, Hamilton County, TN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years)  [natural]
     3. Esta Emmiline GROSS,   b. 27 Sep 1893, TN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Mar 1964  (Age 70 years)  [natural]
     4. Earl Hobart GROSS,   b. 28 Sep 1897, TN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Nov 1902, TN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 5 years)  [natural]
     5. Roy GROSS,   b. 25 Nov 1896, TN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Nov 1896, TN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)  [natural]
     6. Mamie A. GROSS,   b. 1 Sep 1887, TN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Mar 1891, TN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 3 years)  [natural]
     7. Wesley E. GROSS,   b. 6 Nov 1877, Birchwood, James [now Hamilton] County, TN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Nov 1877, Birchwood, James [now Hamilton] County, TN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)  [natural]
     8. Samuel L. GROSS,   b. 25 Jun 1875, Birchwood, James [now Hamilton] County, TN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Oct 1910, OK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 35 years)  [natural]
     9. Ida Lynda GROSS,   b. 7 Jan 1880, Birchwood, James [now Hamilton] County, TN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Oct 1956, Gainesville, Alachua County, FL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)  [natural]
     10. James Newton GROSS,   b. 22 Feb 1885, Birchwood, James [now Hamilton] County, TN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Dec 1967, Harrison, Hamilton County, TN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)  [natural]
     11. Lou Ann GROSS,   b. 28 May 1882, Birchwood, James [now Hamilton] County, TN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Feb 1976, Altus, Jackson County, OK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 22 May 2018 09:46:38 
    Family ID F749  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart