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James Jackson Ross

James Jackson Ross[1, 2, 3]

Male 1835 - 1909  (73 years)

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  • Name James Jackson Ross 
    Born 28 Nov 1835  Gibson, Gibson County, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Gender Male 
    Census 4 Oct 1860  Provo, Utah, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Census 1860

    Utah Territory, Utah, Provo Valley, Provo Post Office, 4 Oct 1860, page 423, Dwelling 3712, Family 2801

    Jas A. Ross, head 25. Susan, wife 23. Children: Mary J., daughter 3. He is a herdsman. Value of personal property is $200. Jas and Susan were born in Tennessee; Mary J. was born in Utah. Next door to Melven and Rebecca Ross and Ephriam and Nay E. Smith. 
    Age: 25 
    Census 1870  TBD Not known at this time Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 23 Jun 1880  Midway, Wasatch, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Census 1880

    Utah, Wasatch, Midway, 23 Jun 1880, SD 136, ED 91, Page 14

    James J. Ross, head 44. Sarah C., wife 26. Children: Emma J., daughter 6; James I., son 4. James was born in Tennessee, Sarah in New Jersey. The children were born in Utah. His father was born in North Carolina, mother in Tennessee. Her parents were born in New Jersey. Next door to John and Mary M. Huber. 
    Age: 44 
    Census 1900  TBD Not known at this time Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 2 May 1909  Vernal, Uintah, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Buried 4 May 1909  Maeser Fairview Cemetery, Vernal, Unitah, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [9, 10
    Headstone for James Jackson Ross
    Headstone for James Jackson Ross
    James Jackson Ross (1835 - 1909) - Find A Grave
    James Jackson Ross (1835 - 1909) - Find A Grave
    Obituary 7 May 1909  [11
    Death of a Pioneer, James J. Ross 
    Agency: Vernal Express Newspaper, 1908-05-07 
    Obituary for James J. Ross, Published in the Vernal Express Newspaper, 7 May 1909
    Obituary for James J. Ross, Published in the Vernal Express Newspaper, 7 May 1909
    Death Certificate 27 May 1909  Vernal, Uintah, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Death certificate 00000903521

    James Jackson Ross, born 26 Nov 1835 in Nashville, Tennessee; died 2 May 1909 in Gline Ward, South Ashley, Unitah, Utah. He was married at time of death; spouse unknown. Parents are Melvin Ross (not known) and unknown mother. He was a farmer. Informant is Isaac Ross, Vernal, Utah. Burial in Measer Cemetery, 4 May 1909. Undertaker Isaac Ross (acting), Vernal, Utah. 
    Age: 73 
    Cause: Mitrial insufficency 
    Death Certificate for James Jackson Ross, 1909, Vernal, Unitah, Utah, USA
    Death Certificate for James Jackson Ross, 1909, Vernal, Unitah, Utah, USA
    Person ID I723  clanSoren | FRS101
    Last Modified 17 Oct 2014 

    Family 1 Ancestors Susan Lavernia Robey,   b. 15 Apr 1838, Shinnston, Harrison, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Apr 1862, Heber City, Wasatch, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 24 years) 
    Married 16 Feb 1857  Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +01. Sarah Jane Ross,   b. 7 Jan 1858, Provo, Utah, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Apr 1896, Vernal, Uintah, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 38 years)
    +02. Susan Matilda Ross,   b. 22 Mar 1860, Provo, Utah, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Apr 1948, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
     03. Luverina Virginia Ross,   b. 14 Apr 1862, Heber City, Wasatch, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Apr 1941, Spokane, Spokane, Washington, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
    Last Modified 14 Apr 2013 
    Family ID F265  Group Sheet

    Family 2 Ancestors Sarah Catherine Provost,   b. 28 May 1854, New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Mar 1919, Gline, Unitah, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years) 
    Married Abt 1867  [12
    Children 
     01. Emma or Emily Jane Ross,   b. 22 Jul 1874, Midway, Wasatch, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1884  (Age 9 years)
     02. James Isaac Ross,   b. 5 Dec 1876, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Apr 1967, Roosevelt, Duchesne, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years)
    Last Modified 14 Apr 2013 
    Family ID F937  Group Sheet

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    James Jackson Ross
    James Jackson Ross

  • Sources 
    1. [S177] Immigration and Emigration, Utah Pioneers, 1847-1850 , (Ancestry) (Reliability: 3).
      Name: James Jackson Ross
      Age: 13
      Birth Date: 28 Nov 1837
      Company: Aaron Johnson Company
      SUP-Card Index of Utah Pioneers, 1847-1850

    2. [S96] Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel, 18471868, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, (http://www.lds.org/churchhistory/library/pioneercompanysearch) (Reliability: 3).
      Traveling in the Aaron Jackson Company of 1850 are: James Andrew Ross (13), James Jackson Ross (14), Leah Lucinda Ross (8), Margaret Ann Ross (12), Mary Elizabeth Ross (5), Nancy Jane Ross (1), Rachel Smith Ross (26, wife of Thomas) and Thomas Ross (35).

      Traveling in the Benjamin Hawkins Company of 1850 where Isaac R. Ross (12), Melvin Ross (39), Permelia R. Ross (8), Rebecca Ross (33), Rebecca Ross (Infant), and Sarah J. Ross (4).

      The 1860 census reflects Melvin Ross and wife, Rebecca as living next door. Children: Isaac (22), Emma (18), Rebecca (12), Melven (10), John (6), and Ephm (5).

    3. [S119] Utah Pioneers and Prominent Men, (Ancestry.com ) (Reliability: 3).
      Born Nov. 28, 1837. Came to Utah in 1850, Aaron Johnson Company. Indian War Veteran. Took part in Echo Canyon trouble. Farmer and Stock raiser.

    4. [S118] Utah Death Certificates (Series 81448), 1904 to 1965, Utah State Archives, Office of Vital Records and Statistics, (historyresearch.utah.gov), Death certificate 00000903521 (Reliability: 3).
      Death certificate states he was born in 1835

    5. [S140] Newspaper Articles, Clippings, On-Line Documents, Per his obituary published in the Vernal Express Newspaper, 1908-05-07, James J. Ross was born in Nashville, Tennessee. (Reliability: 3).

    6. [S111] 1860 United States Federal Census, Bureau of the Census, Year: 1860; Census Place: Provo, Utah, Utah Territory; Roll: M653_1314; Page: 889 (Reliability: 3).

    7. [S85] 1880 United States Federal Census, Midway, Wasatch, Utah; Roll: 1339; Family History Film: 1255339; Page: 336B; Enumeration District: 091. (Reliability: 3).

    8. [S118] Utah Death Certificates (Series 81448), 1904 to 1965, Utah State Archives, Office of Vital Records and Statistics, (historyresearch.utah.gov), Death certificate 00000903521 (Reliability: 3).

    9. [S61] Utah State History Cemetery Burials Database, (http://cemeteries.utah.gov/burials/execute/searchburials) (Reliability: 3).

    10. [S157] Findagrave.com, (Findagrave.com), Memorial 87225595 (Reliability: 3).

    11. [S140] Newspaper Articles, Clippings, On-Line Documents, Vernal Express Newspaper, 1908-05-07 (Reliability: 3).

    12. [S140] Newspaper Articles, Clippings, On-Line Documents, Reference obituary of James J. Ross, published in the Vernal Express Newspaper, 1908-05-07 (Reliability: 3).