DESCENDANTS OF JAMES ANDERSON ROSS

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                              Don Norman

 

1.JAMES ANDERSON ROSS

 

    James Anderson Ross was born in Bath County VA March 26, 1822 and died in Braxton County WV December 26, 1908. He married Melvina Hinzman in Lewis County VA (WV) January 29, 1852. Melvina, a daughter of Thomas Columbus and Deborah (Starcher) Hinzman, was born in VA May 7, 1831 and died in Lewis County April 6, 1859.

    James married Mary Susan Hicks in Lewis County VA (WV) September 1, 1859. Mary, a daughter of David and Mary Hicks, was born in Albemarle County VA September 5, 1835.

    They are listed in the 1860 Lewis County VA (WV) census and in the 1870, 1880 and 1900 Braxton County WV census.

 

Children of James Anderson and Melvina (Hinzman) Ross.

 

  2.  (1). Benjamin Franklin        b. Oct  6 1852

         m. Mary Elizabeth Mick Nov 17 1879 Braxton County WV

 

  3.  (2). William M.              b. Oct 31 1854

 

  4.  (3). Robert C.               b. Sep 26 1858

 

Known children of James Anderson and Mary Susan (Hicks) Ross.

 

  5.  (1). Harvey Oscar             b. Mar 17 1860

 

  6.  (2). Charles Lee              b. Dec    1861

         m. Mary J. Mayse May 1 1890 Braxton County WV

 

  7.  (3). John Bunyan              b. Oct 15 1863   d.Dec  7 1927

         m.Nancy Lovie Rose Sep 20 1888

 

  8.  (4). Sarah R.                 b. Jan  8 1866

         m. Frank P. Williams  Oct 2 1895 Braxton County WV

 

  9.  (5). Harrison Edgar           b. Apr  5 1868

         m. Flora Ann Herndon Feb 15 1893 Braxton County WV

         m. Mary L. Snyder Nov 28 1901 Braxton County Wv

 

 10.  (6). Jesse Shaver             b.c.      1871

         m. Amanda Virginia Mollohan Nov 25 1891 Braxton County WV

 

 11.  (7). Allen B.                 b. Dec    1872

         m. Ada M. Prince Dec 9 1909 Braxton County WV

 

 12.  (8). Mary E.                  b.c.      1878

 

 13.  (9). Susan M.                 b. Jan   1881

         m. Stephen M. Cochran Oct 14 1903

 

 

2.BENJAMIN FRANKLIN ROSS   1.JAMES ANDERSON ROSS

 

      Benjamin Franklin Ross, a son of James Anderson and Melvina (Hinzman) Ross, was born in Lewis County VA (WV) October 6, 1852. He married Mary Elizabeth Mick November 17, 1879 in Braxton County WV. Mary was born in Upshur County VA (WV) in April 1853.

      They are listed in the 1900 Braxton County WV census. Elizabeth was the mother of 5 children, with 3 living.

 

Known children of Benjamin Franklin and Mary Elizabeth (Mick) Ross.

 

 14.  (1). Isa E.                   b. Sep     1881

 

 15.  (2). Asa L.                   b. Apr     1886

 

 16.  (3). Lurenia A.               b. Sep     1893

 

 

6.CHARLES LEE ROSS    1.JAMES ANDERSON ROSS

 

Charles Lee Ross, a son of James Anderson and Mary Susan (Hicks) Ross, was born in December 1861. He married Mary J. Mayse May 1, 1890 in Braxton County WV. Mary, a daughter of Thomas D. and Angeline M. Mayse, was born in Braxton County in July 1872. 

      Charles is listed as a 69 year old widower in the Earle Morrison household in the 1930 Braxton County census.

 

Known children of Charles Lee and Mary J. (Mayse) Ross.

 

 17.  (1). William B.               b. Mar     1894

 

 18.  (2). Mary                     b. Mar     1896

 

 19.  (3). Jesse B.                 b. Mar     1900

 

 20.  (4). Bessie L.                b. Mar     1900

 

7.JOHN BUNYAN ROSS     1.JAMES ANDERSON ROSS

 

    John Bunyan Ross, a son of James Anderson and Mary Susan (Hicks) Ross, was born in Braxton County WV October 15, 1863 and died December 7, 1927.  He married Nancy Lovie Rose September 20, 1888.  Nancy, a daughter of Mortimer harman and Leah Tabitha (Morrison) Rose, was born in Braxton County March 31, 1870 and died December 12, 1961.

 

Children of John Bunyan and Nancy Lovie (Rose) Ross.

 

 21.  (1). Russell Bunyan          b.Aug  7 1889   d.Jan 17 1949

         m. E. Pearl Gouchenour Aug  5 1913

 

 22.  (2). Leah Grace              b.May 15 1891   d.Oct  6 1973

         m. John D. Curry Nov  5 1910

 

 23.  (3). Jamie                   b.Jun 22 1894   d.Jun 22 1894

 

 24.  (4). Mamie                   b.Jun 22 1894   d.Jul 11 1894

 

 25.  (5). Harry Mortimer          b.Jun 29 1897   d.Jan  7 1961

         m. Helen McDonald  May 18 1927

 

 26.  (6). Mary Olita              b.Sep 23 1899   d.Sep 15 1980

         m. Perry R. Smith Nov 25 1922

 

 27.  (7). Ray Oscar               b.Jan 27 1902   d.Jan  1 1952

         m. Alma Faye Lohr Jul 19 1924

 

 28.  (8). Annie Esther            b.Oct  8 1904   d.May    1989

         m. Lawrence E. Furbush 1926 (Jan 31 1891-Jan 18 1932)

         m. Bruce Johnson Lowe Apr 12 1934 

 

 29.  (9). Elizabeth Lucille       b.Feb 16 1909

         m. Dewey Stutler 1928

         m. Frank Goudy 1945

 

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY:

 

Braxton County WV Marriages”

Ross, Dave, James Anderson Ross Family group record

Sanders, Elizabeth, "Descendants of Isaac Rose" pp.171, 172

1860, 1870, 1880, 1900, 1930 Braxton County VA (WV) census

1850, 1860, 1870 Lewis County WV census