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Nancy Jane EARHART

Female 1856 - 1928  (72 years)


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  • Name Nancy Jane EARHART 
    Born 29 Mar 1856  Bradley County, TN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Name Nancy Jane AIRHART 
    Reference Number KFG7-LR4 
    Died 29 Sep 1928  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) "Airheart Connections," a WorldConnect Family Tree on rootsweb.com:

      Nancy Jane AIRHEART was born 29 MAR 1856 in Bradley Co. TN, and died 29 SEP 1928 in Birchwood, Hamilton Co. TN. She married John Harvey GROSS 26 JAN 1874 in Meigs Co. TN, son of Frances Marion GROSS and Mary J. GUESS. He was born 15 MAR 1856 in TN, and died 5 FEB 1940 in Birchwood, Hamilton Co. TN.

      Children of Nancy Jane AIRHEART and John Harvey GROSS are:

      i. Samuel GROSS was born 25 JUN 1875 in Birchwood, Hamilton Co. TN, and died 24 OCT 1910 in OK.

      ii. Wesley GROSS was born 6 NOV 1877 in Birchwood, Hamilton Co. TN, and died 9 NOV 1877 in Birchwood, Hamilton Co. TN.

      iii. Ida GROSS was born 7 JAN 1880 in Birchwood, Hamilton Co. TN, and died OCT 1956. She married Andrew STARNES 10 OCT 1897. He was born 11 SEP 1873 in TN, and died ABT 1941 in OK.

      iv. Lou Ann GROSS.

      v. James Newton GROSS was born 22 FEB 1885 in Birchwood, Hamilton Co. TN, and died 5 DEC 1967 in Harrison, Hamilton Co, TN.

      vi. Malinda GROSS was born 1 SEP 1887, and died 29 MAR 1891.

      vii. Benjamin Harrison GROSS was born 24 AUG 1889, and died 31 JUL 1948.

      viii. Clifford GROSS was born 26 OCT 1891, and died 5 NOV 1901.

      ix. Esta Emmiline GROSS was born 27 SEP 1893, and died 1 MAR 1964.

      x. Roy GROSS was born 25 NOV 1896, and died 25 NOV 1896.

      xi. Earl Hobart GROSS was born 29 SEP 1897, and died 6 NOV 1902.

      (2) Nancy J. AIRHEART is listed in the 1860 census of Bradley County, TN in a household headed by her father, Peter AIRHEART. [Peter is listed in the index to the 1860 census as Peter AIRHART.]

      According to the 1860 census, Nancy J. was then 4 years of age; therefore, according to the 1860 census, she was born in about 1856. According to the 1860 census, she was born in TN.

      (3) The fourth wife of Peter AIRHEART, and all of Peter's children by his second and third wives, were listed in probate proceedings in Peter's estate in Bradley County, TN on September 7, 1868. [Peter had no known children by his first or fourth wife.] Nancy Jane AIRHEART and her half-brother, Onslow AIRHEART, are among those listed in those proceedings.

      (4) Nancy AREHEART is listed in a household headed by her uncle, Samuel W. LEE, in the 1870 census of District 10, Subdivision 43, of Hamilton County, TN.

      According to the 1870 census, Nancy was a domestic servant who was then 15 years of age; therefore, according to the 1870 census, she was born in about 1855. According to the 1870 census, she was born in TN.

      (5) Nancy J. or Nancy GROSS is listed in a household headed by her husband, John H. or John GROSS, in the 1880 census of the 3rd Civil District in James County, TN; the family is listed twice in the 1880 census.

      According to the 1880 census, Nancy J. or Nancy 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 also born in TN.

      (6) Onslow AIRHART (Peter's son by Peter's second wife), died in Trinidad, TX on November 2, 1887 without a wife or issue. N. J. (AIRHART) GROSS and all other living children of Peter and Peter's third wife, Emiline, were named as half-siblings and heirs in the probate of Onslow's estate in Henderson County, TX (Book F, pp. 53 and 341-346).

      (7) The Chattanooga Times, September 30, 1928:

      GROSS - MRS. NANCY EARHART, aged 73, passed away Saturday morning [September 29, 1928] at her home in Birchwood. She was a member of the Methodist church. Surviving are three daughters, Mrs. Stanton Starnes, of Altus, Okla; Mrs. C. A. Starnes, of Oklahoma City; and Mrs. J. V. Gass, of this city; two sons, James Gross, of Harrison, and Ben H. Gross, of Birchwood; one sister, Mrs. Bettie Chilcutt, of Cleveland. Funeral services will be held this morning at 10:30 from the Baptist church at Birchwood, the Rev. Mr. Monroe officiating. Interment will follow in the Baptist cemetery. Coulter's in charge.

      (8) According to Rubye GRIFFIN, John Harvey GROSS and Nancy (AIRHART/EARHART) GROSS were separated from each other at the time of Nancy's death.
    Person ID I85  Frost, Gilchrist and Related Families
    Last Modified 5 Aug 2021 

    Father Peter AIRHEART, Sr.,   b. 1800, Blount County, TN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1868, Bradley County, TN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Mother Emaline LEE,   b. 24 Apr 1827, Carter County, TN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1864, Bradley County, TN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 36 years) 
    Married 1853  Bradley County, TN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F787  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family John Harvey GROSS,   b. 15 Mar 1856, TN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Feb 1940, Birchwood, Hamilton County, TN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Married 24 Jan 1874  Meigs County, TN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    Children 
     1. 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)
     2. 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)
     3. 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)
     4. 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)
     5. 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)
     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)
     7. 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)
     8. Clifford W. GROSS,   b. 26 Oct 1891, TN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Nov 1901  (Age 10 years)
     9. Esta Emmiline GROSS,   b. 27 Sep 1893, TN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Mar 1964  (Age 70 years)
     10. 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)
     11. 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)
    Last Modified 5 Aug 2021 
    Family ID F743  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart