Janis Cross

AncientFaces Member since Aug 04, 2015

About: Researching paternal Cross, Sherman, Hill, Lewis and maternal Golden, Marrs families. Have blocks at Charles Cross (Franklin Co., Illinois), Abel Sherman (Rhode Island), John R. Golden (Pennsylvania), and Aseneth Smallwood married to William Hill.

Researching: Cross, Clark, Sherman, Lewis, Golden, Hill, Simmons, Marrs

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The story goes that Kathleen's birth certificate reads Mary Cross not Kathleen, because the doctor would not wait for a name. On the certificate he just filled in her grandmother's name. 19 Dec 1913 Sesser, Franklin Co., Illinois - 20 Apr 2003 New Port News, Virginia
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Husband of Kathleen Mary Cross
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Seeking the family of Charles Cross born in Clinton Co., Illinois abt 1843. He married Amanda F. Brown in Franklin Co., Illinois on 7 Aug 1861 (Have copy of marriage certificate). He was a farmer in Chittenden, Franklin Co., Illinois. (Can't find on map) Have photocopies of "Company Muster Roll" slips for Private Charles Cross, mostly for the Union Army "Co.C, Batt'n 110 Illinois Infantry" A couple are "Special Muster Roll" for "Co. F, 110 Reg't Illinois Infantry". They list his enrollment as 15 Aug 1862 in Benton, Illinois, transferring from Company F to Company C on 11 Sep 1862. I also have copies of various papers concerning application for widow's pension which indicates that Charles Cross died of amputation due to a gunshot wound received during the civil war. Receiving wounds near Atlanta,Georgia 7 Aug 1864 and dying in Chattanooga,Tennessee on 28 Aug 1864. We know nothing of his ancestors. He had a son Charles Jasper Lafayette Cross, who was placed in the guardianship of Thomas (Tommy) J. Montgomery. Tommy was a friend to Charles during the war, and after Charles' death, married Amanda. Have copy of "death certificate" issued for the purpose of claiming pension, and other papers such as military enlistment and military pay stubs. Have photographs of his grave at Chatanooga National Cemetary Section F Plot 2113. What do you have? Janis Cross
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Alice Sherman, wife of Ogle Olen Cross
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top l-r wives Mona Alison Corten, Kathleen Mary Cross, Almeta Myrle Marrs, Susan Ludene Harris bottom l-r husbands Charles Hobart Cross, William Henry Taylor Jr., Kenneth Olen Cross, Donald Ray Cross
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Ogle Olen Cross 20 Oct 1903 Royalton, Franklin Co., Illinois - 7 Jun 1997 Kimberling City, Stone Co., Missouri
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Mary Elzada Hammond, widow of Charles Jasper Lafayette Cross, and her second hushand Jefferson Monroe Harrison
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Charles Reuben Cross 8 Jan 1882 Franklin Co., Illinois - 21 Feb 1954 Herrin, Williamson Co., Illinois
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Cross Thanksgiving Reunion Charles Hobart Cross was the host. three brothers and their father l-r Donald Ray "Red" Cross, Charles Hobart "Hub" Cross, Ogle Olen Cross, Kenneth Olen "Ken" Cross
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Donald Ray "Red" Cross (b: 26 Jan 1925 Sesser, Franklin Co., Illinois - d: 29 Nov 2003 Kimberling City, Stone Co., Missouri )
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Janis Cross This is probably Mabel Jane Barton, wife of Lawrence Totten, posed with son Kenneth Barton Totten and daughter Mildred Katherine Totten. Photo taken in Oneida, Carroll Co., Ohio.
Feb 12, 2011 · posted to the photo Mabel & sons
Janis Cross Looking for more information on Mary Elzada Hammond.
Jun 29, 2009 · posted to the photo Five Cross Generations
Janis Cross I believe that I could fill in some ???'s and add some birth dates, if you are interested, in updating your name list for this photo. Janis_Cross@hotmail.com
Jul 02, 2003 · posted to the photo Marrs Family in front of the Grocery